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 […]
“Once a desolate wasteland, today CERES is a place of nature and beauty” – It reads on the CERES website. It’s difficult to imagine that CERES, a pocket of greenery tucked away amidst the Brunswick East neighbourhood, was ever a wasteland. The environment park is nothing short of a natural oasis; an extension of the […]
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 […]
Over the last 4 months, myself and the KVB team have undertaken a scoping study looking at Victoria’s urban biodiversity. Before I launch into the findings, I am sure you will want a small definition of what urban biodiversity means. Biodiversity is the variety of life and, as you can imagine, it can be studied […]
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.
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 Keep Victoria Beautiful team wishes you a happy Christmas and wonderful festive season. 2016 Marked the 34th year of Keep Victoria Beautiful Tidy Towns, the 12th year of Sustainable cities and the 48th Year of the KVB awards. As we approach the end of a successful year of litter prevention and sustainability, we would […]
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 […]