Wallace Rockhole wins two national 2021 Australian Sustainable Communities Tidy Town Awards

September 9, 2021

  Keep Australia Beautiful has announced the winners of the 2021 Australian Sustainable Communities -Tidy Towns Awards. The Tidy Towns name has always been synonymous with community pride, cohesion and above all, community action. The awards reach beyond tourism to encourage, motivate and celebrate the sustainability achievements of grassroots rural and regional communities across Australia.

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2021 Territory Day: “Bang It & Bin It”

August 27, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE: 27 August 2021 Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT are encouraging Territorians to be bushfire aware this year and to act responsibly, bin their spent fireworks cartridges and associated litter appropriately after Territory Day fireworks celebrations. Bang it, and then bin it!   That’s the advice from Keep Australia Beautiful NT, for Territorians and

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IPCC Sixth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2021

August 12, 2021

It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land. According to the IPCC Report released in Geneva, on 9th August 2021, climate change is widespread, rapid, and intensifying. Faster warming The report shows that emissions of greenhouse gases from human activities are responsible for approximately 1.1°C of warming since 1850-1900, and

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Keep Australia Beautiful Week | Australia’s 7-Day Plastic Pledge

August 5, 2021

  Take the Pledge. Say Goodbye to Plastic. We’re excited to announce that the iconic Keep Australia Beautiful Week will be held this year from 16 to 22 August 2021. This year’s theme for the Keep Australia Beautiful Week is “Australia’s Seven-Day Plastic Pledge”. Our beautiful country needs help to protect its precious biodiversity. Plastic

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Our Top 10 Plastic Pollution Facts

July 29, 2021

Litter in waterways is a serious pollution problem that affects our wildlife, aquatic habitats, and our water quality. Litter that is disposed of incorrectly on land can easily get blown into creeks, rivers, and oceans and once it reaches these waterways, it is very difficult to remove. It is estimated that 3 x as much

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Improving food security in remote Arnhem Land

July 29, 2021

Remote and isolated Homeland communities throughout the Northern Territory have limited food supplies and lack affordable fresh nutritional produce that most NT metropolitan residents take for granted. Arnhem Land Homeland residents do experience food insecurity even when they have access to and use traditional foods. Keep Australia Beautiful believes in being the change you want

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NAIDOC Week 2021

July 9, 2021

Here at KABC(NT) we’re proud to recognise and acknowledge NAIDOC Week 2021 which will be held from Sunday 4 July to Sunday 11 July. We love this year’s theme ‘Heal Country’ which calls for stronger measures to recognise, protect, and maintain all aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and heritage. This year, NAIDOC

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World Oceans Day 2021

June 7, 2021

Take a walk on a beach anywhere in the world and you’ll see the scale of marine litter problem. About 10% of all marine litter is lost, discarded and abandoned fishing gear – known as ghost gear, it is the biggest threat facing sea animals. We’ve put together 5 easy ways you can help our

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POSTPONED! Sustainable Communities Tidy Towns Awards 2021

May 31, 2021

In consideration of recent developments in Victoria, Keep Australia Beautiful has made the difficult decision to postpone the 2021 Australian Sustainable Communities Tidy Towns Awards that were scheduled for 4 – 6 June. The health and safety of event attendees is the first priority of Keep Australia Beautiful, and we strongly feel this is the

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Letter to Hon. Scott Morrison to adopt COP26 UN climate treaty

May 17, 2021

The COP26 United Nations Climate Summit, scheduled for November 2021, will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Originally scheduled for November 2020 in Glasgow, it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mock COP26 was established at short notice to

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