|Titjikala wins the Red Centre ‘Territory Tidy Town’ Award for 2013
The desert community of Titjikala was the overall winner, taking the 'Territory's Tidy Town' Award for 2013, announced at Alice Springs this evening by Keep Australia Beautiful Council Northern Territory.
Titjikala also received the Category Award for 'Best Medium Territory Tidy Towns Community' plus the 'Geoff Finch Memorial Cup' proudly presented by both Lyndall and Nicola Finch. More>>
|Littering Is Wrong Too!
The annual Keep Australia Beautiful Week campaign runs Monday 19th to Sunday 25th August and this year we’re reminding people that ‘Littering is Wrong Too!’ More>>
|“Random Acts of Tidiness”
“Random Acts of Tidiness” community service announcement is being supported and televised Territory wide. The advert consists of KAB’s ‘LITTLE Committee’ representatives and focusses on creating ‘ownership’ and ‘responsibility’ for waste, asking for the general public to do the right thing as well as selfishless random acts of “Tidiness”.
|New patron Her Honour the Honourable Sally Thomas AM
Keep Australia Beautiful Council Northern Territory is very honoured and grateful to have Her Honour the Honourable Sally Thomas AM, Administrator of the Northern Territory as our patron from 30th November 2011.
|Territory Tidy Towns Awards 30th anniversary
Cutting the 30th anniversary Territory Tidy Towns Awards cake at Government House, Mrs Tessa Pauling, Mr. Tony Jack (Roper Gulf Shire Mayor) and His Honour NT Administrator Mr. Tom Pauling.
|Wugularr wins the 30th ‘Territory Tidy Town’ Award for 2011
The indigenous community of Wugularr is on the traditional lands of the Jawoyn people and is located near the banks of Waterhouse River, with the beautiful Beswick Falls and numerous swimming holes close by. The community is approximately 118 km south east of Katherine. By road, it takes 4.5 hours to travel from Darwin and has a rough population of 450 residents.
|"Congratulations" to 'Keep Australia Beautiful' - From Jessica Watson
“Congratulations to Keep Australia Beautiful for highlighting the important issue of marine debris during KAB Week.”
|Beverage Container Recycling Grants
Keep Australia Beautiful is able to offer financial assistance for local communities wishing to improve beverage container recycling. This financial assistance is made possible thanks to a Coca-Cola Foundation Community Recycling Grant.
|Dob In A Litterer
It is generally recognised that litter prevention needs an integrated approach involving education, infrastructure and enforcement. More>>
|2010 Territory Tidy Towns Award Winners
Territory Top End community of Barunga has taken the title as 'Territory's tidiest town' for 2010. This is Barunga's second consecutive win - "congratulations".
Territory's Tidiest Town 2010 - Barunga (Roper Gulf Shire)
Best Community Action & Partnership - Ngukurr / Roper River (Roper Gulf Shire)
'Dame Phyllis Frost' Litter Prevention - Wugularr / Beswick (Roper Gulf Shire)
Best Fauna & Flora Protection - Barunga (Roper Gulf Shire)
Best Small Community - Manyallaluk / Eva Valley (Roper Gulf Shire)
Best Medium Community - Barunga (Roper Gulf Shire)
Best Large Community - Jabiru (West Arnhem Shire)
Best Resource Recovery & Waste Managment - Jabiru (West Arnhem Shire)
Best Landfill Site - Nhulunbuy / Gove (Nhulunbuy Corporation Limited)
Best Water Conservation - Nhulunbuy / Gove (Nhulunbuy Corporation Limited)
Territory Tidy Town Citizen for 2010 - Mr. Ian Lindsay
|2011 Territory Tidy Towns
It's all about participation, community projects and volunteers that continually improve your community. We recognise and acknowledge your efforts. Lodge on line or download your registration form and fax back now. We'll send judging forms to assess each category entered. Territory Tidy Towns (TTT) Program sponsored by the Packaging Stewardship Forum (PSF) and Northern Territory Government. TTT Awards will be held in Darwin in November 2011. Commit your community to the challange now. More>>
|Download your Territory Tidy Towns entry form (519kb)
TTT 2011 Entry Form (commit your community now, encourage community residents to enter, participate, volunteer and improve the social or environmental development of your community). More>>
|'Re-Thinking Waste-in-Schools Challenge'
The Re-thinking Waste-in-Schools Challenge will be FUN, FUN, FUN, with lesson plans for teachers More>>