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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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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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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Santa Teresa

August 21, 2018

Costa and Dirt Girl visited Santa Teresa to help plant the community garden.  The trees are all citrus fruit trees – orange, mandarin and lemon – and the garden has been planted in the middle for the community use.  Irrigation has been put in place to keep the trees watered and growing.  This was funded

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Keep Australia Beautiful Week 2018

August 17, 2018

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE “KEEP OUR WATERWAYS BEAUTIFUL” COMPETITION Keep Australia Beautiful Week 2018 will take place from Monday, 20 August to Sunday, 26 August, and will focus on marine litter. Keep Australia Beautiful Week is held late August each year, to raise awareness about the simple things we can all do in

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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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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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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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