Nightcliff Primary School wins “Be Crocwise” School Award

November 14, 2017

    Nightcliff Primary School students were proud to be the deserving recipients to receive the very special 2017 ‘BE CROCWISE’ School Award, which was held in partnership with Parks and Wildlife Commission NT and Keep Australia Beautiful Eco-schools this year.   Throughout the 2017 school year, Nightcliff Primary School students have completed curriculum linked

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Coral is developing a taste for plastics

November 1, 2017

CORALS are under threat from pollution in our seas because they enjoy the taste of plastic, scientists believe. There are fears for the future of the marine organisms which form ecosystems such as the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. While seagulls, turtles and fish may mistake plastic for prey, a study suggests corals deliberately eat

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Finke (Aputula) wins 2017 Northern Territory Tidy Town Award

October 28, 2017

The proud MacDonnell Regional township of Finke (Aputula) has won the 2017 Northern Territory Tidiest Town accolade at the Awards Night held in October 2017 in Alice Springs.   Keep Australia Beautiful Council (NT) CEO, Heimo Schober said Finke’s (Aputula) dedication to keeping their community tidy and beautiful made it a stand-out this year.  

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Ltyentye Catholic School leads the way

August 24, 2017

Ltyentye Catholic School at Santa Teresa is leading the way with the creation of their “Community Education Pamphlet”. “This would have to be one of the best initiatives that I’ve seen originate from a Northern Territory School and community. This is absolutely excellent work, it demonstrates commitment and leadership on your behalf and it addresses issue of

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Winners of 2017 Inaugural Senior’s Garden Competition

August 22, 2017

Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT has announced its first Senior’s Garden Competition award winners –  the first of many more to come. The competition was fierce and the judges had a tough time deciding after viewing all the beautiful gardens, however the winners have been decided and are as follows: Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT

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Litter Rally: 21-27th August 2017

August 10, 2017

As part of Keep Australia Beautiful week, we encourage Territorians to join us and take the pledge: As part of Keep Australia Beautiful week I pledge to: –  Pick-up at least one piece of litter per day between the 21st-27th of August 2017. –  Dispose of litter in the correct manner following best practice waste

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Manunda School Visit

August 9, 2017

Heimo had a great visit out to Manunda School to see how they are progressing as an Eco-School. Some of their recent achievements as an Eco-School include: creating a video to promote the recycling of toner cartridges.  The winning class that brings the most in from home wins a pizza party! installation of recycling bins around

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Maningrida “Dream Team” keeping it beautiful

July 25, 2017

The township of Maningrida (the biggest remote township community in NT) has effectively and successfully  continuously achieved positive social and environmental improvements throughout the year.  Keep an eye out for the ‘Maningrida Dream Team’ in their orange shirts as they are hard at work keeping Maningrida Beautiful.    They are going hard in our Territory Tidy Towns

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Areyonga commended at national Tidy Towns awards

July 11, 2017

Proud residents of Areyonga flew “overseas” from the Northern Territory to Tasmania in May to attend the national Tidy Towns awards ceremony. Areyonga was recognised with commendations in four of the six judged categories. Despite Barmera in South Australia wining the overall Australian Tidy Town Award, the small remote community of Areyonga was highly commended

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