24 Aug
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Dennis Stationeers keeping the wattles blooming

It may be winter, but that does not mean that there is no explosion of colour and flowers. You only need to look at the beautiful winter wattle at the Dennis railway station. Cultivated by the local Stationeers group, the station garden brings a smile on a grey winter day to any commuter passing it. We […]

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09 Aug
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Tidy Towns 2018 Awards Finalists Announced!

Keep Victoria Beautiful (KVB) has announced this year’s finalists for its iconic Tidy Towns 2018 Awards. Congratulations to the following finalists: ACTIVE SCHOOLS Mornington Park Primary School & New Peninsula Men’s Shed, Mount Martha Wooragee Primary School Dartmoor Primary School St Brigid’s College Mount Eliza Secondary College Steiner Stream Dimboola Memorial Secondary College Beth Martin […]

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28 May
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Sustainable Cities 2018 Awards Finalists announced!

Keep Victoria Beautiful (KVB) has announced this year’s finalists for its prestigious Sustainable Cities 2018 Awards. Congratulations to the following finalists: ACTIVE SCHOOLS AWARD Port Phillip EcoCentre, Albert Park Primary School and St Kilda Primary School St Monica’s College – EnviroFriends St Louis de Montforts Primary School Caulfield Grammar School CLEAN BEACH / WATERWAY AWARD […]

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14 May
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Meet Victoria’s young environmental leaders

Eco Warriors come in all shapes and sizes, not to mention ages. You do not have to be a seasoned environmentalist with years of experience to make a positive and long-lasting environmental impact. With judging of the Keep Victoria Beautiful 2018 Sustainable Cities Awards well underway, we look at some of the nominees for the […]

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26 Apr
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Beechworth shines at the National 2018 Tidy Towns Awards

Congratulations to Beechworth – the Victorian finalist for the Keep Australia Beautiful 2018 Tidy Towns Awards, which were held in Barmera, South Australia on 6 April 2018. Beechworth was the joint winner of the Environmental Education Award, as well as Beechworth’s Wooragee Primary School jointly taking out the Young Legends Award. Additionally, the town was […]

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06 Apr
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Can Beechworth take out the National Tidy Towns 2018 title?

In 2018, Beechworth is hoping to regain its title of Australia’s Tidiest Town, announced tonight, 6 April 2018. Follow Keep Australia Beautiful for live tweets and Facebook updates from the event. Until then, here is Beechworth’s TT Committee member – Iris Mannik – being interviewed by WIN TV on what it means to be a […]

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28 Nov
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Beechworth named the Tidiest of them all!

On Saturday 25 November, we had the pleasure of announcing the overall winner of the Keep Victoria Beautiful 2017 Tidy Towns – Sustainable Communities Awards. Congratulations Beechworth for being named the Tidiest of them all! Running in Victoria since 1983, the Tidy Towns program sets out to recognise the hard work undertaken by individuals and […]

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06 Oct
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2017 Tidy Towns Awards Ceremony

Please join us at the 2017 Tidy Towns Awards Ceremony The awards night is being held at the newly renovated Horsham Town Hall and includes canapés, a two course dinner and drinks. The category winners and the Tidy Town of the year will be announced at the awards night! GET YOUR TICKETS Our host for […]

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22 Sep
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Sustainable City Winners 2017

Congratulations to all the winners, highly commended, finalists and participants in this years Sustainabale Cities Awards program 2017. Thank you for being involved and we look forward to your entries in 2018!!  Sustainable City of the Year 2017 Latrobe City Dame Phyllis Frost Recepient  Chris Lunardi Active Schools St Louis de Montfort’s Primary School -Winner […]

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18 Jul
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A Tale of Green Cities, Part 2: Melbourne University

Tucked behind the zoology building at Melbourne University’s Parkville Campus is a living museum. The System Garden has been there since 1856, long before the brick university buildings fortified its perimeter. Promoted on Instagram as having an “emphasis on plant evolution and relationships”, the System Garden is rich with plant species, which represent many plant […]

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