Sustainable Cities

Your city is your piece of Victoria where you live,work or play.
Your community has worked hard to make it special, sustainable and liveable. Have your efforts recognised and rewarded by entering the Keep Victoria Beautiful Sustainable Cities.

Please join us at the 2017 Sustainable Cities Awards Ceremony!!!

The awards ceremony is being held at the Collingwood Town Hall. Please arrive at 3:30 pm for a 4:00 pm start. The ceremony will be a traditional seated event followed by a stand-up function (minimal seating).  The category winners and the Sustainable City of the year will be announced at the awards ceremony.

Sustainable Cities Finalists

Sustainable City Community Finalists

Category Organisation Project name Council
Active Schools Award      
Active Schools Award Friends of the Apsendale Train Station Real Life Learning Friends of the Apsendale Train Station Real Life Learning Kingston
Active Schools Award Athol Road Primary School Greater Dandenong’s most sustainable school City of Greater Dandenong
Active Schools Award St Vincent’s Primary School, Morwell St Vincent’s Primary School, Morwell Latrobe City Council
Active Schools Award Springside P-9 College Year 6 students Actively Engaging in our Local Grasslands-a Year 6 project Melton City Council
Active Schools Award St. Mel’s School and Kindergarten Sustainable School GSCC
Active Schools Award Toongabbie Primary School – Community Gardens & Vermicomposting. Toongabbie Primary School – Community Gardens & Vermicomposting. Latrobe City Council
       
Clean Beach/Waterway Award      
Clean Beach/Waterway Award World Mission Society Church of God Worldwide Environmental Cleanup Campaign Doncaster East
Clean Beach/Waterway Award Port Phillip EcoCentre A Little Bit of Litter: Baykeeper ‘Street to Sea’ Litter Audit Network City of Port Phillip
       
Community Action & Leadership Award
Community Action & Leadership Award Utsav Malayalee Samaj Trees for Life on the Kororoit Creek Melton City Council
Community Action & Leadership Award Friends of the Aspendale Train Station Friends of the Aspendale Train Station Kingston
Community Action & Leadership Award World Mission Society Church of God Worldwide Environmental Cleanup Campaign Doncaster East
Community Action & Leadership Award Australian Vietnamese Womens Association The Sustainable Living Project City of Greater Dandenong
Community Action & Leadership Award Traralgon Football Netball Club AUSTimber 2016 Traralgon Football Netball Club AUSTimber 2016 Latrobe City Council
Community Action & Leadership Award 3000acres 3000acres Yarra City Council
Community Action & Leadership Award Finbar Neighbourhood House Community Garden Project City of Yarra
Environmental Sustainability Award
Environmental Sustainability Award Biofuel Innovations Biofuel Innovations Small Business City of Greater Dandenong
Environmental Sustainability Award Darebin Information Volunteer Resource Service Urban Food Programme – Harvesting the Urban Orchard Darebin
Environmental Sustainability Award The Boulevard Salon The Boulevard  Salon, Morwell Foil Back Program Latrobe City Council
       
Protection of the Environment Award
Protection of the Environment Award Latrobe Community Groups “We will be watching” – TV Advertising program Latrobe City Council
Protection of the Environment Award Friends of Australian Botanic Gardens volunteers Friends of Australian Botanic Gardens volunteers GSCC
Protection of the Environment Award Eynesbury Environment Group An Environment Group is born at Eynebsury Melton City Council
Young Leaders (A group or individual aged 25 years or under)
Young Leaders (A group or individual aged 25 years or under) Latrobe City Youth Council & OwnLife Come’n Try Skateboarding – National Youth Week Latrobe City Council
Young Leaders (A group or individual aged 25 years or under) Joshua Szabo – Latrobe City Collect, Lavalla Cathlic College Enjoy it. Don’d destroy it! Latrobe City Council

 

Sustainable Cities Council Award

Sustainable Cities Council Initiative Finalists

Resource Recovery and Waste Management   
  Resale Shop Melton City Council
Pop up drive thru shop City of Greater Dandenong
Reducing food waste in apartments City of Stonnington
Back to Earth initiative Greater Shepparton City Council
     
Clean Beach/ Waterways    
  Ryans Creek Renewal Melton City Council
Good Stormwater Practices City of Greater Dandenong
Yarra River Biodiversity Project City of Stonnington
Western Park Lighting Works Greater Shepparton City Council
Gippsland Heavy Industry Park Infrastructure Plan – Open Drain and Wetlands Latrobe City Council
     
Cultural Heritage
Dry Stone Walls Melton City Council
Shepparton Heritage Centre Greater Shepparton City Council
Wood encouragement Latrobe City Council
Community Government Partnership
Pride of Melton Melton City Council
Spring into garden festival City of Stonnington
Sustainablity grants Greater Shepparton City Council
Railway precinct revitalisation Latrobe City Council
Protection of the Environment
Mt Cottrell Recreation Reserve Melton City Council
Adopt a Park/ Green wedge City of Greater Dandenong
Worm Lovers City of Stonnington
Litter Prevention
#msnobutts- Anti-butt litter City of Greater Dandenong
Tackling illegal dumping Greater Shepparton City Council
Environmental Sustainability
Creating a sustainable future for all City of Stonnington
CGD Sustainability Strategy City of Greater Dandenong
The Greater Shepparton Energy Reduction Plan Greater Shepparton City Council
Pop Up Park at Tarwin Street Morwel Latrobe City Council

Entering

Entering the awards has many benefits, including increased community participation and pride, ownership of and responsibility for local environments. Association with the KVB awards provides the opportunity to promote the good work being carried out in your community and an opportunity for local media interest.

KVB Sustainable Cities Award Winners Map

Library of Past Winners

Our Sustainable Cities Partners

SCR Group

Awards Online

awardsonline.net.