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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Territory Tidy Town Award goes to Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte)!

November 22, 2018

  We are proud to announce that the MacDonnell Regional township of Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte) has won the 2018 Northern Territory Tidiest Town accolade on the weekend in Darwin! Heimo Schober (Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT CEO) said Santa Teresa’s (Ltyentye Apurte) key stakeholder’s dedication and collaborative work to keeping their community tidy and

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Santa Teresa Territory Tidy Town round up

November 8, 2018

A terrific community clean-up day was held with most agencies involved. Atyenhenge Atherre Aboriginal Corporation (AAAC) provided prizes for the tidiest yard in Eastside, New House and Old Village.  Prizes were recycled tyre pieces! The local men’s shed made up some simple recycling containers for the office and they have been very well used! A Horse

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Santa Teresa

August 21, 2018

Costa and Dirt Girl visited Santa Teresa to help plant the community garden.  The trees are all citrus fruit trees – orange, mandarin and lemon – and the garden has been planted in the middle for the community use.  Irrigation has been put in place to keep the trees watered and growing.  This was funded

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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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Yamba joins locals for Tidy Towns Family Day

June 28, 2017

Thursday 29 June looks set to be a big day in the Santa Teresa social calendar. Yamba the Honeyant’s new roadshow featuring songs to teach children and their parents about recycling and the health benefits of a tidy town will be launched at a Family Day in the community. The new Yamba Tidy Towns Roadshow

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Working to make Santa Teresa a Territory Tidy Town

August 30, 2016

Ltyentye Apurte Catholic School is working with ‘Keep Australia Beautiful’ and MacDonnell Regional Council to make Santa Teresa a Tidy Town. If you’re not familiar with Territory Tidy Towns, it is an initiative run by Keep Australia Beautiful Council Northern Territory to ‘promote and encourage sustainable communities and better living with improved quality of life.’

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