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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07 Jul
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Vale James (Jim) Douglass

James (Jim) Douglass was an outstanding human being. He was passionate about the Mooroopna community. Keep Victoria Beautiful (KVB) would like to express our deepest gratitude for his contribution to Victoria. He was part of Tidy Towns Awards for more than 15 years. Jim worked tirelessly to promote the work carried out by the communities […]

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07 Jul
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Vale Don Johns

Keep Victoria Beautiful (KVB) would like to acknowledge the wonderful work that Don Johns undertook during his life. Don Johns was an incredible supporter of KVB’s Tidy Town Awards in Victoria. Sabina Wills, CEO of KVB believes that he was one of the most inspiring volunteers in Australia. She said, ‘Don was an inspiration to […]

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05 Jul
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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 […]

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

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 […]

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

  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 […]

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