2017 Territory Tidy Towns Forum

October 18, 2017

We hope you can join us for the 2017 Territory Tidy Towns Forum in Alice Springs! The topics for the Forums are as follows: Discussions about remote isolated community litter control (education & strategies) NT Territory Tidy Towns (TTT) – how it all works in your community Review of NT TTT Litter Rating Index criteria

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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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Alice Springs

July 11, 2017

We recently visited Alice Springs and were blown away by the old and unwanted tyre reuse business! Remote communities can reduce landfill waste by reusing tyres and of course there is a great incentive for reusing the tyres. Take a look at some of these amazing works of art that have been created.   old,

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Yamba Tidy Towns Roadshow

July 11, 2017

The new Yamba Tidy Towns Roadshow, sponsored by MacDonnell Regional Council, is visiting each of its 13 remote communities over the coming weeks. Yamba the Honeyant’s new roadshow featuring songs to teach children and their parents about recycling and the health benefits of a tidy town. As a Tidy Towns Roadshow, Yamba’s popular show has

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