Tidy Towns Sustainability Award Overall Winner

Dame Phyllis Frost Litter Prevention

This award recognises innovation and achievements in litter prevention or reduction through education,
effecting litter management or behaviour change.

Tidy Towns Sustainability Award HIGHLY COMMENDED

Resource Recovery and Waste Management Award

This award recognises innovation and achievements in recycling or waste reduction including initiatives that conserve resources or recover and re-use materials.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Boddington, WA

Boddington Reduce Reuse Recycle has implemented several innovative practices to assist their community establish healthy recycling habits, such as a bottle cap collection that has developed into a full-scale community recycling plant turning plastic waste into useful objects like bench seats.

Tidy Towns Sustainability Award HIGHLY COMMENDED
Tidy Towns Sustainability Award HIGHLY COMMENDED

Heritage and Culture Award

This award recognises outstanding commitment to the conservation and celebration of a community’s indigenous and non-indigenous heritage and culture.

Tidy Towns Sustainability Award HIGHLY COMMENDED

Young Legends Award

This award recognises achievements by an individual or group/s of young people (under 25) who have demonstrated significant commitment to the environment and/or have made significant contributions to any of the other categories..

GROUP WINNER

The Green Team, King Island (Tas)

From humble beginnings, the Green Team has grown to become a significant environmental group on the island, with over 50% of the island’s school population volunteering to join the team in 2022. Over the years, the Green Team has worked to reduce litter on the island, implement a voluntary single-use plastic bag ban since 2011 and run clean-up days. Most notably, the team worked with the local council to divert more than 100,000 glass bottles from landfill, with crushed glass now used in the island’s roads construction.

Tidy Towns Sustainability Award HIGHLY COMMENDED
Tidy Towns Sustainability Award HIGHLY COMMENDED

Environmental Sustainability – Energy Award

This award recognises leadership and innovation in energy conservation and management in the face of a changing environment.

Tidy Towns Sustainability Award HIGHLY COMMENDED

Environmental Sustainability – Water Award

This award recognises leadership and innovation in water conservation and management for the future.

Tidy Towns Sustainability Award HIGHLY COMMENDED

Environmental Sustainability – Natural Environment Management Award

This award recognises the protection, conservation and enhancement of the natural environment.

Tidy Towns Sustainability Award HIGHLY COMMENDED

Environmental Communication and Engagement Award

This award recognises outstanding achievements in raising awareness in environmental sustainability, leading to empowerment and behaviour change amongst the target audience.

Tidy Towns Sustainability Award HIGHLY COMMENDED

Community Health, Wellbeing and Interest Award

This award recognises initiatives for the health and well-being of a community building a strong, healthy vibrant and accessible community.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Horsham, VIC

Founded in 1876 and having weathered many downturns, the Horsham Agricultural Society remains a vital bedrock for Horsham’s community events and programs. Along with organising and hosting many events, the Society also works to reinvigorate local structures and buildings, as well as bolster the social, economic and mental wellbeing of its local community.

Tidy Towns Sustainability Award HIGHLY COMMENDED
Tidy Towns Sustainability Award HIGHLY COMMENDED