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Smithton, TAS crowned Tidiest of them all

Keep Australia Beautiful has announced the Tasmanian finalist Smithton as the winner of the 2018 Australian Tidy Towns Awards, at an event hosted by last year’s winner Barmera, South Australia on 6 April 2018. Running nationally since 1990, the Australian … Continue reading

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2017 National Litter Index Results Show Surprises

The Keep Australia Beautiful National Litter Index (NLI) (2016/2017) results have been analysed, showing surprises in the twelfth year that the survey has been conducted across 983 national sites An overall 4.3% reduction of litter counted, highlights an improvement against … Continue reading

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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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Smithton named the Tidiest of them all

Keep Australia Beautiful has announced the Tasmanian finalist Smithton as the winner of the 2018 Australian Tidy Towns Awards, at an event hosted by last year’s winner Barmera, South Australia on 6 April 2018. Running nationally since 1990, the Australian … Continue reading

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National Litter Index 2016/17: How are we doing, Australia?

The Keep Australia Beautiful National Litter Index (NLI) (2016/2017) results have been analysed, showing surprises in the twelfth year that the survey has been conducted across 983 national sites. An overall 4.3% reduction of litter counted, highlights an improvement against … 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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