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His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia and Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley with the 2020 Australian Sustainable Communities Tidy Towns Awards trophy at Government House.

The Victorian finalist Beechworth was the winner of the 2020 Australian Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns Awards.

Traditionally, the 2019 overall winner, Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte), Northern Territory, would have hosted this year’s awards event. Due to the unprecedented circumstances brought on by COVID-19 pandemic, however, the 2020 Awards Ceremony was held online.

Beechworth was also awarded winner of the Dame Phyllis Frost Litter Prevention, Environmental Sustainability – Energy, and Environmental Communication and Engagement category awards.

Media release.

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