17 Apr
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Dimboola recognised at the National Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns 2019 Awards

Keep Australia Beautiful has announced the winners of the 2019 Australian Sustainable Communities -Tidy Towns Awards. Running nationally since 1990, the Australian Sustainable Communities -Tidy Towns Awards have evolved to encompass projects and initiatives with a focus on environmental sustainability and resource management to reflect a growing awareness of the importance of community-led environmental action. […]

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22 Mar
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Saving our little pollinators is the ‘bees’ knees’

by Erin Lawson In my cupboard, I have a little jar of ‘connoisseur’ honey. I won’t lie, I bought it because the packaging was covered in simplistic line-drawings of Australian native flora, in muted grey colours against a parchment-style paper backdrop, and I was feeling a little bit patriotic. The glass jar was a bonus, […]

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15 Mar
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Plastic – not that fantastic

Did you know? Plastic pollution is predicted to double by 2030. But there are some who are taking up the challenge to reduce, reuse and avoid. Hobart was recently the first Australian capital to unanimously ban single use plastics, phasing them out by 2020. Considering the alarming report on plastic pollution just released by WWF, […]

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21 Dec
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Giving the gift of sustainability

By Sam Lawson It has been two years since my family and I spent Christmas together, so this season I have made the long trip to Manchester in the UK. It is really hard to juggle living a low consumption and emission life when faced with the realities of a modern, globally connected world. It’s […]

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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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