Territory Tidy Town 2018 Winners

November 9, 2018

Congratulations to all the 2018 Territory Tidy Townswinners who were announced at the Annual Gala Awards Night at Darwin Sky City Ballroom on 9th November. 2018 Territory Tidy Towns Award Winners List: Litter Management –  ATITJERE Litter Management –  TENNANT CREEK Litter Management –  JABIRU Litter Management –  SANTA TERESA (LTYENTYE APURTE) Litter Management –

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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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Gunbalanya Tidy Towns Video

November 1, 2018

The Youth of Gunbalaya have put together this video to showcase the hard work they have been demonstrating to raise awareness around littering and maintain a ‘Tidy Town’ as part of the Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT Initiative.   During the school holidays of October 2018, a day was spent doing the right thing by

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West Arnhem in the running for the Territory Tidy Town Awards

October 30, 2018

West Arnhem communities including Jabiru, Gunbalanya, Maningrida, Warruwi and Minjilang are all in the running to win at the 2018 Northern Territory Tidy Towns Awards. West Arnhem Regional Council (WARC) has continued to be a leader in environmental sustainability over the years with Jabiru picking up numerous Tidy Towns awards and Maningrida winning the Litter

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Aputula (Finke) representatives enjoying Barmera

April 11, 2018

The representatives of Apulta (Finke) had an interesting trip to Barmera in South Australia as they visited some of the attractions as part of their trip for the national Tidy Towns awards ceremony.   Visiting the Men’s Shed   ‘The Boys’ at Kindy   Natural materials used at the Kindy Jeff and Leigh at environmental

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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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Aputula (Finke) in the running for National Tidy Towns Award!

April 5, 2018

The Central Australian desert township of Apatula (Finke) is in the running to take out a national award that will recognise the community’s efforts in sustainable practices, litter reduction and beautification. As the Territory’s 2017 Tidiest Town, Apatula (Finke) will represent the Northern Territory at the Keep Australia Beautiful, Australian Tidy Towns Awards in South

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A day in the life of a Tidy Town – Aputula (Finke)

March 31, 2018

Historical Finke looks to tourism for future. “The Finke people feel the same way about alcohol as they do about heroin,” a Council worker tells me. “That’s how much they dislike it.” Finke is a small town of around 160 people, the majority of them Aboriginals and the rest whites who work there in some

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Last lot of native trees arrive at Cyclone Lam affected communities in East Arnhem

January 24, 2018

The last pallet lots of native trees and plants were dispatched, early this New Year, to East Arnhem Regional Community of Galiwin’ku, in preparation for replanting and revegetating by the residents. On 21st February 2015 Tropical Cyclone Lam, with very destructive winds, directly hit devastating our Tidy Towns communities of Milingimbi, Ramingimbi and Galiwin’ku. A

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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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