LGANT Waste Symposium

October 2, 2020

We were thrilled to present the ‘Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities’ program at LGANT Waste Management Symposium, in Darwin on Thursday 8th October, in the Ansett Room, Mercure Darwin Airport Resort. We enjoyed meeting everyone who came along and hope to see you all again at our next event. Thank you for your support! Find out

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2020 National Awards: Sustainable Communities Tidy Towns

October 2, 2020

Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns National Awards 2020 Watch the Awards on the 13th & 14th October, and celebrate from the comfort of your own home or office as the 2020 Australian Sustainable Communities Tidy Towns Awards go virtual. NT Finalist Nhulunbuy is hosting a ‘Big Screen’ event for the live streaming of the awards

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Henbury Eco-School

October 2, 2020

Henbury Eco-School in Darwin are continually increasing the school’s sustainability efforts with students and teachers helping create marine debris awareness, by fashioning a giant mosaic turtle through teamwork activities outlining some of the related issues of concern. (We wonder if their giant mosaic turtle was picked up by satellite?) Henbury Young Reporters for the Environment

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Interested in Being an Australian Youth Leader for Climate Change?

September 6, 2020

The United Nations COP26 climate change conference set to take place in Glasgow in November 2020 has been postponed due to COVID-19. However, we’re assisting with the organisation of a global online “Mock COP” over these dates. The aim of this online global event is for young people to show governments of the world what

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Marrkap’mi Wäŋa Nhulunbuy (My Sweet Home Nhulunbuy)

September 6, 2020

Marrkap’mi Wäŋa Nhulunbuy (My Sweet Home Nhulunbuy) Check out this great video of these cool Nhulunbuy youth promoting their amazing community! The proud East Arnhem Land township won the 2019 Northern Territory Sustainable Communities Tidiest Town accolade in Alice Springs, and they’re showing no signs of slowing down! They demonstrated great community pride, leadership and collaboration

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Keep Australia Beautiful Week 2020

August 16, 2020

Mask Monday Single-use mask sales are up 20,000% this year! Yes, you read that correctly. Masks have become essential in fighting the spread of COVID but can pose a serious health and environmental risk if not disposed of correctly. Single-use masks cannot be recycled and must be thrown in the general waste bin. Environmental scientist

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2020 Senior’s Beautiful Gardens Info Session

August 7, 2020

A large number of senior Territorians really “dig gardening” and beautiful gardens are of immense benefit to the Territory and Territorians. We’d like to invite you to our free Info Session on Monday 17th August, with gardening tips and home security information. Hope to see you there!   For further information please contact Heimo Schober,

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Keep Australia Beautiful Week 2020 – Coming Soon!

August 6, 2020

Keep Australia Beautiful Week 2020.     This month we’re holding our annual ‘Keep Australia Beautiful Week’ campaign (August 17 – 23). 2020 has been a challenging year for Australians with the COVID-19 pandemic. Accordingly, our 2020 theme is Litter: Prevent the Spread. During the course of the week we’ll share tips on how to

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Register for the Sustainable Community Territory Tidy Towns Awards

July 1, 2020

Enter for the Sustainable Community Territory Tidy Towns Awards 2020 Today! But It’s Not as You Know it   Update: 01/11/2020. Entries have now closed. The Awards will be announced on the 27th November, and can be watched here:   Original Post below: 2020 has been a challenging year for our communities.  We’ve had to

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Thank You Community Benefit Fund

June 16, 2020

Thank You Community Benefit Fund Keep Australia Beautiful Council Northern Territory (KABCNT) is a not-for-profit community based organisation that has been delivering free environmental, social and health development programs Territory wide for the last 50 years. We at KABC(NT) would like to take the opportunity to acknowledge the valued support obtained from the NT Government

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