Galuwinku

October 2, 2017

The town of Galuwinku is 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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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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Plastic Free July

July 19, 2017

You may have heard of Plastic Free July – a challenge that aims to reduce personal use of plastic (particularly single-use disposable plastic) for the month of July … and beyond! Did you know there are over 1 million people in over 130 countries taking part in Plastic Free July!? So join in and take the challenge.

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National Tidy Town Winners 2017 Announced

May 18, 2017

Keep Australia Beautiful has announced the winners of the 2017 Australian Tidy Towns Awards. The sustainability and litter‐fighting organisation set out to recognise the hard work undertaken by individuals and groups in rural communities and share these best practices and ideas to continue to improve our vibrant rural towns. Running since 1990, the national awards

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Areyonga, the Beautiful

May 11, 2017

Having been named the Territory Tidy Town, the people of Areyonga recently showcased their community to the national Tidy Town judge ahead of attending the national awards in Tasmania . The day culminated with a community barbeque on the basketball courts where the local ladies choir gave an impromptu performance for the visiting judge. See Areyonga

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Northern Territory Plastic Bags Ban (5 Year Litter Performance Review)

January 12, 2017

The Northern Territory Environment Protection (Beverage Container & Plastic Bags) Act was passed by the legislative Assembly in February 2011 with the ban to supply single-use lightweight plastic bags coming into effect in September 2011. The Keep Australia Beautiful National Litter Index survey results for Northern Territory have indicated a negative result in plastic bag

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Litter Count Survey Report 2016

December 8, 2016

A biannual litter count takes place (every year in May and November).  With 74 sites surveyed / counted throughout the Northern Territory. CLICK to read the full Litter Count Survey Report Presentation (2)

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