Territory Tidy Town 2018 Winners

November 9, 2018

Congratulations to all the 2018 Territory Tidy Townswinners who were announced at the Annual Gala Awards Night at Darwin Sky City Ballroom on 9th November. 2018 Territory Tidy Towns Award Winners List: Litter Management –  ATITJERE Litter Management –  TENNANT CREEK Litter Management –  JABIRU Litter Management –  SANTA TERESA (LTYENTYE APURTE) Litter Management –

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Santa Teresa Territory Tidy Town round up

November 8, 2018

A terrific community clean-up day was held with most agencies involved. Atyenhenge Atherre Aboriginal Corporation (AAAC) provided prizes for the tidiest yard in Eastside, New House and Old Village.  Prizes were recycled tyre pieces! The local men’s shed made up some simple recycling containers for the office and they have been very well used! A Horse

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Territory Tidy Towns Hots Up

November 6, 2018

Top End communities have been ‘stepping up their game’ in a bid to take the Territory Tidy Town mantle from MacDonnell Regional Council communities. They are hoping that hosting the 2018 Territory Tidy Town awards ceremony in Darwin will be the home ground advantage needed to steel the silverware away from Central Australia. Competition for

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Gunbalanya Tidy Towns Video

November 1, 2018

The Youth of Gunbalaya have put together this video to showcase the hard work they have been demonstrating to raise awareness around littering and maintain a ‘Tidy Town’ as part of the Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT Initiative.   During the school holidays of October 2018, a day was spent doing the right thing by

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West Arnhem in the running for the Territory Tidy Town Awards

October 30, 2018

West Arnhem communities including Jabiru, Gunbalanya, Maningrida, Warruwi and Minjilang are all in the running to win at the 2018 Northern Territory Tidy Towns Awards. West Arnhem Regional Council (WARC) has continued to be a leader in environmental sustainability over the years with Jabiru picking up numerous Tidy Towns awards and Maningrida winning the Litter

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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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Wax worms arrive in Parap!

June 19, 2018

Local Member Mr Michael Gunner will present the ‘Silver Eco School Award’ to Parap Primary School on Monday 25th June at 8:30am School Assembly. He will also present the school with two aquatic tanks to assist with their Grades 2 and 3 pupils researching the ‘Wax Month’ to determine if they do indeed eat plastic

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Aputula (Finke) update from the Desert Race

June 15, 2018

There has been a lot happening in Finke  – and not just the Finke Desert Race 2018! Here are just some of the updates: A dedicated waste area was set up for the race camp for Finke’s long weekend.  Thank you to all the visitors and the campers who did really well by putting the rubbish

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Litter

May 24, 2018

There is a Biannual litter count (Every Year May & November) that is done over 74 sites surveyed/counted through out Northern Territory. Each site survey area 1,000 Sq M and the site types include a variety of sites. A key outcome of the report is that When all plastic bags are compiled together you see a

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