Australian Clean Beaches Honour Roll

Year National Winner Location of awards presentation
02/03 Palm Cove QLD
03/04 The Strand Townsville QLD
04/05 Ned’s Beach Lord Howe Island NSW
05/06 Balnarring Beach VIC
06/07 Toowoon Bay NSW
07/08 The Strand, Townsville QLD Coogee, NSW
08/09 North Steyne Beach NSW The Strand, Townsville, QLD
09/10 South Port Noarlunga Coastcare Group North Steyne, NSW
10/11 Tallebudgera Beach, QLD South Port Noarlunga SA
2012 Goolwa, SA (no awards ceremony)
2013 Currumbin, QLD City of Cockburn, WA (as part of the Australian Sustainable Cities awards)
2014 Nhulunbuy, NT Currumbin Beach Vikings Surf Life Saving Club, QLD
2015 Guilderton, WA Darwin, NT
2016 West Beach, VIC Frankston, VIC

States and Territories finalists

NSW Finalist

02/03 Illuka Bluff Beach
03/04 Black Head
04/05 Ned’s Beach (National Winner)
05/06 Toowoon Bay
06/07 Toowoon Bay (National Winner)
07/08 Tathra Beach
08/09 North Steyne Beach (National Winner)
09/10 Port Kembla Beach, Port Kembla, pop 4,369, 8km south of Wollongong
10/11 Pearl Beach, pop 479, 21km South of Gosford
2012 Maggies Beach
2013 Huskisson
2014 Fingal Head
2015 Bondi Beach
2016 Narooma

QLD Finalist

02/03   Palm Cove (National Winner)
03/04  The Strand, Townsville (National Winner)
04/05 Currimundi
05/06 Surfers Paradise
06/07 Coolum
07/08 The Strand, Townsville (National Winner)
08/09 Whitehaven Beach, The Whitsundays
09/10 Yeppoon Main Beach, pop 13,285, 42km North East of Rockhampton
10/11 Tallebudgera Beach, pop 3278, 82km South of Brisbane (National Winner)
2012
2013 Currumbin (National Winner)
2014 Rainbow Bay
2015 Burleigh Beach
2016 No finalist

WA Finalist

Between 1997 and 2001 KAB WA ran Perth’s Best Beaches competition.
The winner for 2001 was TriggBeach (The City of Stirling).
Between 2002 and 2006 Surf Life Saving WA ran the WA’s Best Beach Competition. The winner for 2006 for WA’s Best Beach was ‘City Beach’ Town of Cambridge
07/08 Scarborough Beach
08/09 Cable Beach
09/10 missed a year
10/11 Rockingham Beach, pop 12966, 47km southsouthwest of Perth
2012 Jurien Bay
2013 N/A
2014 N/A
2015 Guilderton (National winner)
2016 Cemetery Beach

SA Finalist

06/07 Port Augusta
07/08 Kingston SE
08/09 Loxton (River Murray)
09/10 South Port Noarlunga Coastcare Group, pop 158,300, 35km south of Adelaide (National Winner)
10/11 Port Vincent Beach, pop 500, 194km from Adelaide
2012 Riverport of Goolwa
2013 Holdfast Bay
2014 Whyalla
2015 Port Julia
2016 Victor Harbor

TAS Finalist

04/05 Boat Harbour
05/06 Sisters
06/07 Boat Harbour
07/08 Freer’s Beach, Port Sorell
08/09 Mersey Bluff Beach, Devonport
09/10 West Beach, Burnie, pop 19,160, 296km north of Hobart
10/11 Sisters Beach, pop 380, 339km northwest of Hobart
2012 Bellerive Beach
2013 Godfreys Beach
2014 Raspins Beach
2015 Richardsons Beach
2016 Dover Beach

NT Finalist

08/09 Casuarina Beach
09/10 Shady Beach, Yirrkala, pop 800, 18km southeast of Nhulunbuy
10/11 Darwin Harbour (nominated)
2012 N/A
2013 N/A
2014 Nhulunbuy (National winner)
2015 Garig Gunak Barlu National Park
2016 No finalist

VIC Finalist

05/06 Balnarring
06/07 Balnarring (National Winner)
07/08 Frankston
08/09 Capel Sound Foreshores
09/10 Balnarring Beach, Balnarring, pop 1,622, 69km south of Melbourne
10/11 Bells Beach,  pop 6695, 97km southwest of Melbourne
2012 Frankston
2013 Frankston
2014 N/A
2015 N/A
2016 West Beach (National Winner)

ACT

No participation