18 Feb
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Over 1000 volunteers take the Adopt A Roadside journey

The important KVB Adopt a Roadside program continues to provide a valuable service to rural Victoria, and the environment in general, with our community volunteers removing litter from roadside across the State. This VicRoads program enables volunteers to safely work on approved rural roads. Following last year’s restrictions, there are now 140 active groups across […]

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17 Dec
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Stationeers celebrates 25 years!

The Stationeers program turned 25 years old this year and has grown to include over 50 active groups. From 2019 to 2020, over 5100 volunteer hours were logged by the Stationeers program across groups in Dennis, Brunswick, Avenel and throughout regional Victoria. More projects were started this year with the assistance of Metro Trains Melbourne, […]

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17 Dec
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Adopt a Roadside news

Adopt Roadside is a program focussed on reducing litter on Victoria’s roadsides, stopping pollutants from entering waterways, improving vegetation quality, and preventing soil erosion and degradation. Adopt a Roadside volunteers help remove roadside litter and undertake revegetation works including the removal of weeds within Victoria’s arterial road network in regional Victoria. Adopt a Roadside has […]

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12 Nov
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City of Monash voted most Sustainable City of the Year

Keep Victoria Beautiful (KVB) has announced City of Monash as the overall winner of the Keep Victoria Beautiful 2020 Sustainable Cities Awards at a virtual event held on Thursday 12 November 2020. Running in Victoria since 2005, the Sustainable Cities program sets out to recognise and celebrate positive actions taken by communities in urban areas […]

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10 Nov
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Sustainable Cities 2020 Awards Ceremony is on!

Join us for the 2020 Keep Victoria Beautiful Sustainable Cities Awards Ceremony! The Awards Ceremony will be a live online event streamed from the Keep Victoria Beautiful Sustainable Cities Channel at 8:00pm on Thursday 12 November 2020. If you cannot make it on the day, the ceremony will be available on our Sustainable Cites YouTube […]

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14 Oct
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Beechworth crowned Australia’s most Sustainable Community in National Awards

Keep Australia Beautiful has announced the Victorian finalist Beechworth as the winner of the 2020 Australian Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns Awards, at an online event held on 14 October 2020. Running nationally since 1990, the Australian Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns Awards have evolved to encompass projects and initiatives with a focus on environmental […]

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13 Oct
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Hastings scoops the prestigious Keep Victoria Beautiful Tidy Towns 2020 Award

Keep Victoria Beautiful has announced Hastings as the winner of the 2020 Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns Awards, at an online event held on 10 October 2020. Traditionally, the 2019 overall winner, Beechworth, would have hosted this year’s awards event. Due to the unprecedented circumstances brought on by COVID-19 pandemic, however, the 2020 Awards Ceremony […]

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21 May
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In celebration of Volunteer Week 2020!

In celebration of Volunteer Week 2020, Keep Victoria Beautiful (KVB) would like to say a big thanks to all of our volunteers without whom our programs would not be possible! Our patron, the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, has a message of thanks to all Victorians who generously contribute to our community through […]

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07 May
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Keep Victoria Beautiful opens entries for Melbourne’s most prestigious sustainability awards

The Keep Victoria Beautiful (KVB) Sustainable Cities Awards are now accepting entries for 2020 to celebrate the achievements of metro Councils, community groups, businesses, schools and individuals in keeping our city sustainable. These annual awards recognise projects that reduce litter, minimise waste, encourage recycling, promote heritage and culture, habitat, celebrate community spirit, sustainability and many […]

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07 May
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Join us for Ovation Across the Nation, and let us say a HUGE thanks!

We want to say a HUGE thanks to all of our supporters, #volunteers and those who have kept us safe during #COVID-19! So, to help launch #GivingTuesdayNow – the global celebration of generosity and giving – we are throwing a 15-minute virtual thank you party. Hosted by Keep Victoria Beautiful Chair, Cr Dick Gross AM […]

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