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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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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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Two weeks to get your entry in for the ACT Sustainable Communities Awards

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday 5 July 2016     Canberra There are only two weeks left to get your entry in for the Keep Australia Beautiful ACT Sustainable Communities Awards. These annual awards recognise the efforts made by individuals, community-based organisations, … Continue reading

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ACT Sustainable Communties Awards NOW OPEN

MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday 1 June 2016     The Keep Australia Beautiful ACT Sustainable Communities Awards are now open. These annual awards recognise the efforts made by individuals, community-based organisations, businesses and local government agencies in achieving sustainability in the … Continue reading

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