Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte) WINS National Award and takes home several 2019 Australia Sustainable Community Awards

April 12, 2019

 The Central Australian MacDonnell Regional Council desert community township of Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte) has done Northern Territory extremely proud and is Australia’s 2019 outright WINNER as well as winner of the Litter Prevention Category, Environmental Communication and Engagement Category, Community Health, Wellbeing and Interest Category, Young legend Category plus the well-deserved ‘Highly Commended’ recipients

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2018 Territory Tidy Towns Award – NHULUNBUY (GOVE)

April 8, 2019

Congratulations on Nhulunbuy (Gove) on winning the following Awards for the 2018 National Territory Tidy Towns program: Community Participation Waste Management Award BEST LARGE Nhulunbuy Corporation, which is owned by Rio Tinto, acts like a local council for the township of Nhulunbuy. Nhulunbuy is located on the Gove Peninsula at the northern tip of Arnhem

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2018 Territory Tidy Towns Award – ADELAIDE RIVER

March 25, 2019

Congratulations to Adelaide River on winning the Litter Management Award for the 2018 Northern Territory Tidy Towns program with Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT! ADELAIDE RIVER is located at the crossing of Stuart Highway over the Adelaide River some 110 km south of Darwin. The community settlement commenced back in 1870 as a base for workers

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Warruwi School

March 4, 2019

Warruwi is a town located in the Arnhem Land region of the NT. Students at Warruwi School have been extremely busy! Click on the images below to read their weekly newsletter with an update including weekly clean up of the community. Well done – we appreciate your effort in keeping the NT clean and tidy!

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Litter Legends 2019 – Grants now available

February 27, 2019

Take part in the 2019 Litter Legends Campaign and apply for a $500 litter grant to implement a project to reduce litter and improve recycling in your school and community. To be eligible for the grant, your school must be a registered financial Eco-School. Registration is free & funded by Wrigley!  You can find out more here.

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2018 Territory Tidy Towns Award – JABIRU

February 25, 2019

The 2018 Territory Tidy Towns Award for LITTER MANAGEMENT, COMMENDATION Care goes to JABIRU. JABIRU is located approximately 250Km southeast of Darwin. It is the major town in the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. It has an approximate population of 1,000 people. This commendation is given in appreciation for community’s sustained Litter Control efforts and in

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Need some inspiration for your Eco School?

January 15, 2019

Some ‘Eco-School’ ideas for consideration (either with Pre School, or Primary School, Middle School and High Schools) Create ‘Eco-Warriors’ or ‘Green Teams’ – Leadership groups within each Class or House (Students could design badges) Create ‘Eco-Code’ suitable and applicable to School – e.g.  ‘Respect Country’,  ‘Strong Country’, ‘Clean and Green’, etc Anti-litter sings (students draw

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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

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