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Sustainable Cities Judging: Latrobe

Judging for the 2017 Sustainable Cities awards finished up a couple of weeks ago with the Keep Victoria Beautiful judges visiting Latrobe, judging several schools and community groups in the area including, Toongabbie Primary School, St Vincent’s primary – Waste Detectives and Joshua Szabo – Enjoy It – Don’t destroy it! Big thanks to everyone involved! – The […]

Josie Jones: Tidy Towns 2016 Dame Phyllis Frost Award Winner
11 June, 2017 Sylwia

Article by Sophie Spence Josie Jones is passionate about her environment, in particular, Port Phillip Bay. Also known as the One Tonne Mermaid, Josie is passionate and enthusiastic about her work fostering a culture of litter prevention, emphasizing, “one choice can change an entire world”. Josie described that she is “extremely passionate about zero waste […]

National Tidy Towns Awards in Triabunna, Tasmania
5 June, 2017 Sylwia

  Keep Victoria Beautiful CEO, Sabina Wills, travelled to Triabunna, one of the largest towns on the east coast of Tasmania, to attend the 2017 National Tidy Towns Awards in May. After a fantastic weekend in Tasmania, we are excited to see our fantastic Horsham young leader of 2016, Dalton Cross, receive the Australian Tidy Towns […]

Mural Installation At Moe Station
Mural Installation At Moe Station
12 May, 2017 Sylwia

On Monday, KVB attended the official opening of the mural installation at Moe station. See the fantastic work done by the Longstanding, Moe Stationeers group. If you’re interested in joining the Stationeers program as a volunteer, express your interest here.            

Sustainable Cities Past Winners Profile: Gio Fitzpatrick
1 May, 2017 Sylwia

Image and article by Sophie Spence Gio Fitzpatrick, a 20-year-old urban ecologist and conservationist brings a sense of curiosity to all of his significant work in sustainability and environmental preservation. At the age of 11, Gio began volunteering at Port Phillip EcoCentre. In this time, he has completed work researching, designing, installing and maintaining nest […]

The 2016 Tidy Towns
The 2016 Tidy Towns- Sustainable Community Awards Night
16 December, 2016 Sylwia , , , ,

The Keep Victoria Beautiful Tidy Towns – Sustainable Communities Awards recognise and celebrate positive actions taken by communities in regional areas to protect and enhance their local environments. They encompass initiatives as diverse as litter prevention, recycling, protection of the environment, preserving heritage, community action and leadership and environmental sustainability programs. Congratulations to all those all applied in […]