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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Why is Parap Primary an Eco-School?

February 27, 2019

Listen to what Parap Primary School teacher Chelsea Collins has to say about the Eco-Schools program and why Parap Primary are Eco warriors.   Parap Primary School and Eco-Schools Wondering whether to join the Eco-Schools program? Listen to what Parap Primary School teacher Chelsea Collins has to say about it. Read more here: https://view.joomag.com/nt-government-department-of-education-annual-report-2017-18-department-of-education-annual-report-2017-18/0620098001542929690?short Posted

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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 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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