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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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Call for ACT Sustainability Awards entries

MEDIA RELEASE Thursday 26 May 2016     Entries for the Keep Australia Beautiful ACT Sustainable Communities Awards will open on Wednesday 1 June 2016. These annual awards recognise the efforts made by individuals, community-based organisations, businesses and local government … Continue reading

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Coalition proposing funding to KAB for environmental protection

MEDIA RELEASE Saturday 21 May 2016     Keep Australia Beautiful today thanked Malcolm Turnbull for his announcement where he committed a future Coalition Government to a three-year, $1 million package for organisations that build environmental awareness, reduce local littering and … Continue reading

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KAB finalist in UNAA World Environment Day Awards 2016

          Keep Australia Beautiful National Association (KAB) are a finalist in the UNAA World Environment Day Awards 2016 in the Organisation Leadership category. Celebrating 48 Years of the Sustainable Communities Awards Program KAB representatives will be attending the awards … Continue reading

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Triabunna’s Tidy Title

MEDIA RELEASE Friday 18 March 2016   Keep Australia Beautiful has announced the Tasmanian finalist Triabunna as the winner of the 2016 Australian Tidy Towns Awards, at an event held in Toodyay in Western Australia on 18 March. The Australian … Continue reading

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Australia’s Tidiest Town announced (NT)

MEDIA RELEASE Friday 18 March 2016     Keep Australia Beautiful has announced the winners of the 2016 Australian Tidy Towns Awards. The sustainability and litter-fighting organisation set out to recognise the hard work undertaken by individuals and groups in … Continue reading

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