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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Bin covers coming to Parap Markets!

May 11, 2018

We are very proud to be working with Parap Markets to provide handmade bin covers for the rubbish bins.  The bin covers will make it easier for people to place their items in the bin for recycling and we hope this will have a positive effect and increase in the amount to recycling collected and

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Aputula (Finke) scoops three Tidy Towns awards!

April 9, 2018

  The Central Australian MacDonnell Regional Council desert community township of Aputula (Finke) has done Northern Territory proud and is Australia’s 2018 Heritage and Culture Winner as well as joint winner of the Community Action and Wellbeing category plus the well-deserved ‘Highly Commended’ recipients of the 2018 Australian Tidy Towns Litter Prevention, Waste Management and

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FREE Resources for Teachers

March 26, 2018

Look no further teachers! We bring you free Australian curriculum-based resources – ideal for NT Eco School teachers to assist with lesson plans. ‘For teachers for students’ offers comprehensive, easy to access and download education resources written by Australian teachers for Australian teachers. Best of all – there’s no cost! Take a look at the website: https://www.forteachersforstudents.com.au/site/

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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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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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Alice Springs Territory Tidy Towns Forum

October 24, 2017

We’re looking forward to the Alice Springs Forum taking place on Friday as part of the Territory Tidy Towns awards ceremony. We invite all community and residents to come along to take part in this workshop. There is no charge for this workshop, but please email us if you’d like to attend for catering purposes at

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Galuwinku

October 2, 2017

The town of Galuwinku is doing looking very clean and tidy!  Congrats on the hard work and effort involved in keeping the town tidy and litter free. Galuwinku is taking part in the Territory Tidy Towns program, which is open to all communities in the NT.  Find out how you can get involved here.  

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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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