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Indigenous artist turns litter into art

Bendigo Indigenous photo-media artist Tashara Roberts has used art as a process of healing after being confronted with an overwhelming amount of litter found around Lake Eppalock, a major water storage facility near Bendigo in central Victoria. To read the … Continue reading

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KAB CEO talks trash with Ed Phillips

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Barmera named the Tidiest of them all

Keep Australia Beautiful has announced the South Australian finalist Barmera as the Overall Winner of the 2017 Australian Tidy Towns Awards, at an event held in Triabunna, Tasmania on 12 May. The Australian Tidy Towns program sets out to recognise … Continue reading

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National Litter Index 2015/16: How are we doing, Australia?

Litter is trending down across Australia – but there are still serious problem areas that need addressing country-wide in the fight against rubbish. According to the Keep Australia Beautiful National Litter Index 2015/16 results, which counts litter at 983 sites … Continue reading

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West Beach, Victoria and Brisbane City Council clean up at the 2016 Australian Sustainable Communities Awards

MOST SUSTAINABLE CITY AND CLEANEST BEACH IN AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCED The City of Brisbane and Victoria’s West Beach are leading the nation Queensland capital the City of Brisbane and beautiful West Beach in Victoria were announced as the nation’s best at … Continue reading

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Soft Landing Mattress Recycling wins ‘ACT Sustainable Community of the Year, 2016’

Soft Landing Mattress Recycling has won the title of Keep Australia Beautiful ‘ACT Sustainable Community of the Year 2016’ for their important waste recovery work and for their commitment to providing employment for some of ACT’s most vulnerable community members. The awards celebrate … Continue reading

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ACT Sustainable Communities Presentation 2016

The ACT Sustainable Cities Awards program recognises the efforts made by residents, community based organisations, businesses and local government agencies in achieving sustainability in the ACT. What: Keep Australia Beautiful, ACT Sustainable Communities Awards 2016 When: Thursday 08 September 2016 Media call … Continue reading

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ACT Sustainable Communities Award Winners To Be Announced

The 2016 ACT Sustainable Communities finalists have been judged and winners will be announced at the 2016 Keep Australia Beautiful ACT Sustainable Communities Awards. Residents, community-based organisations, schools, businesses and local government agencies achieving sustainability across the territory will come … Continue reading

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DO THE RIGHT THING this Keep Australia Beautiful Week

MEDIA RELEASE Friday 19 August 2016     National DO THE RIGHT THING is making a comeback for Keep Australia Beautiful Week 2016, which runs from 22 – 28 August. For almost half a century Keep Australia Beautiful (KAB) has … Continue reading

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Finalists have been announced for the ACT Sustainable Communities Awards

MEDIA RELEASE Monday 15 August 2016     Canberra The finalists have been announced for the Keep Australia Beautiful ACT Sustainable Communities Awards 2016. Residents, community based organisations, schools, businesses and local government agencies achieving sustainability across the territory will … Continue reading

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