Santa Teresa wins big for the Best Regional Council

November 29, 2018

The Grand Ballroom of Darwin’s SkyCity casino shone from the community pride Santa Teresa representatives displayed at the gala awards ceremony when they were named the Territory Tidy Town. After being highly commended and named winner in several categories at the recent Keep Australia Beautiful (NT) Tidy Towns awards, our remote Aboriginal community of Santa

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Younger generation recognised at Tidy Town Awards

November 22, 2018

Parap Primary School and Areyonga school have been recognised at the 2018 Territory Tidy Towns Awards for their commitment to promoting and creating eco-friendly sustainable communities. Keep Australia Beautiful Council Northern Territory CEO, Heimo Schober, said both schools were leading the way in environmental change in their communities and region. “The schools have been recognised for the

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Territory Tidy Town Award goes to Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte)!

November 22, 2018

We are proud to announce that the MacDonnell Regional township of Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte) has won the 2018 Northern Territory Tidiest Town accolade on the weekend in Darwin! Heimo Schober (Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT CEO) said Santa Teresa’s (Ltyentye Apurte) key stakeholder’s dedication and collaborative work to keeping their community tidy and beautiful

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Congrats to Nightcliff Primary School on Eco-School Silver Award!

November 1, 2018

Nightcliff Primary School joined the Eco School journey several years ago and has continued to strive towards being an environmentally-conscious school. Their Eco-Committee, the ‘Eco-Warriors’, is comprised of a dedicated group of over 45 Year 5 and 6 students who strive to make Nightcliff Primary School (NPS) as sustainable as possible. The group, led by

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Senior’s Beautiful Gardens Competition Winners

August 9, 2018

The 2018 Senior’s Beautiful Garden Competition Awards presentation took place in NAB House Board Room in Darwin. Invited guests included Award recipients and their families, competition participants, Joel Spry (ABC Radio Darwin Saturday Morning Gardening Show Presenter) and Susi Warren from MLA Ngaree Ah Kit’s Electorate Office.  It was a fun-filled morning as everyone came

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Senior’s Beautiful Gardens entrants

August 8, 2018

Just take a look at some of the entries we received for the 2018 Senior’s Beautiful Gardens Competition! There was a wide variety of entries received from across the greater Darwin area and for the different categories of the competition. It certainly made the judges decision a difficult one! 1.  Large garden entry (Marylin) 2.

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Darwin Council – soft plastics press release

August 1, 2018

Moving Towards a Plastic Free Future Monday 1 August 2018 City of Darwin will explore innovative alternatives to single use plastics at Council events and helium balloon releases from Council land and in Council buildings. Viable alternatives coupled with a ban on specific single use plastic items will help the city move towards a plastic

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Eco Schools PD Sessions for Teachers

July 26, 2018

We will be running a number of Eco School sessions in August in Darwin and Alice Springs. The sessions are free and are aimed at helping teachers explore the resources available for Eco Schools. Please register your interest by sending an email to ceo@kabcnt.org.au or calling Heimo on 0407 186 461.    

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Young Reporters for the Environment Australia Litter Less competition

July 20, 2018

Darwin High School is one of the recipients of the Young Reporters for the Environment $500 grant.  The grant is designed to be used towards investigating and reporting on a litter-related issue in the school ground and/or community. One of the items Darwin High School has highlighted for this grant is signage for their bins. Currently they have 8 yellow

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Beach Cleaner Unit – Clean Darwin and Top End Beaches

May 11, 2018

We are raising funds to purchase a second-hand beach cleaner unit to minimise plastic micro litter into the marine environment. This will be particularly useful after Territory Day to collect the rubbish left on the beach.The beach cleaner unit will tow tow behind a tractor with a 25mm screen to collect small and large pieces of

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