Sponsors and Partners
Sponsors and Partners
Waste Authority KABWA's major strategic partner
The Waste Authority is a statutory body of the State Government of WA, and provides independent policy advice to the Government on all waste management issues. It was formed under the provisions of the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Act 2007. The Authority’s main task is developing a comprehensive statewide waste strategy and coordinating its implementation. The waste strategy will set clear targets for waste reduction and resource recovery, as well as laying out a plan for continuous improvement to achieve those targets. The Authority consults widely with industry, the community and local government as well as associations, other State Government agencies and the federal government.
MRWA is responsible for Western Australia’s highways and main roads which represent almost 30% of the State’s total assets. They are one of the largest geographically spread road agencies in the world, covering 2.5 million square kilometres.
As the States road network manager, they are responsible for almost 18 000 km of Western Australia’s 150 000 km road network. This represents some 12% of the network which carries around 60% of the road traffic.
Their services are delivered through the dedicated efforts and support of employees located in ten regional offices throughout the State.
They are committed to achieving the State government’s vision to provide the best opportunities for current and future generations.
For more than 40 years, GWN has been an integral part of the WA landscape, broadcasting the very latest in news and events and entertaining regional Western Australians. GWN is actively supporting and promoting Tidy Towns – Sustainable Communities by taking its messages, initiatives and stories to a potential audience share of 544,000 people.
The Department of Regional Development and Lands
The Department of Regional Development and Lands is proud to sponsor the 2010 Tidy Towns - Sustainable Communities awards. As a new department formed on 1 July 2009, we are working closely with communities throughout Western Australia to build and support strong and vibrant communities. Initiatives like the 2010 Tidy Towns awards have a key role in encouraging and promoting activities that help boost regional areas and make them attractive places in which to live.
West Australian Regional Newspapers
Western Australian Regional Newspapers cover the vast expanse of Western Australia - wherever you are, we are actively “Telling YOUR Story” in each of our 21 publications. We are proud to be involved with Tidy Towns – Sustainable Communities and to be telling your story so that everybody in this great State of our’s has the opportunity to be aware of your efforts.
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.
Cliffs Natural Resource is an international mining company. Headquartered in Perth and Cleveland Ohio, Cliffs divides the company into Asia Pacific, Latin America and North American business units. They are the largest producer of iron ore south of the Pilbara. Their Koolyanobbing Project in the Goldfields is a major supplier of lump and fines iron ore shipped from Port of Esperance. Cliffs holds the highest regard for environmental stewardship and community relations and plays an active role in assisting various charities and contributing to community life through a range of sponsorship programs and social initiatives.
Packaging Stewardship Forum of the Australian Food and Grocery Council
The Packaging Stewardship Forum (PSF) was established in May 2006 to deliver a voluntary product stewardship program on behalf of Australia’s largest beverage companies and their packaging suppliers. It works with business, government and community partners across Australia to deliver recycling, litter reduction and education programs on behalf of its members, Australia’s largest beverage companies and their packaging suppliers.
PSF programs target Australia's major away from home venues, places where large numbers of people gather and consume beverage packaging that can readily be recycled. New installations are now reaching more than 1.1 billion away from home visits annually and making it just as easy for people to recycle when they're away from home as it is when they're at home.
The PSF is a category sponsor of the Recycling and Waste Management Award in the Keep Australia Beautiful WA Tidy Towns Awards.
The Water Corporation
The Water Corporation is the principal supplier of water, wastewater and drainage services in Western Australia to hundreds of thousands of homes, businesses and farms, as well as providing bulk water to farms for irrigation. Our services, projects and activities across the state span over 2.5 million square kilometres.
We have over 3,000 employees and participate in alliances to manage an asset base of over $14 billion in water supply, wastewater, drainage infrastructure and bulk water for irrigation.
Mentally Healthy WA: Act, Belong, Commit
Act, Belong, Commit is a community-based health promotion campaign that encourages people to take action to improve their mental health and wellbeing. As the brand name suggests, people can build positive mental health by keeping physically, mentally and socially active (Act); by keeping involved in family and community activities and participating in community events (Belong); and by taking on challenges or causes that provide meaning and purpose in their lives (Commit).
Grow a Healthy Outlook
Contact with nature helps us recover from stress and mental fatigue, assists us to relax and puts us in a good frame of mind. Connecting with people in the outdoors by belonging to a community group or volunteering are other ways to contribute to happiness and mental wellbeing. So ready, set, go outside…. and grow a healthy outlook’. Brought to you by Keep Australia Beautiful, DEC’s Healthy Parks, Healthy People initiative and Mentally Healthy WA’s Act, Belong, Commit campaign.
Marra Worra Worra Aboriginal Corporation
Marra Worra Worra is the oldest and largest Aboriginal Resource Agency in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Its primary aim is to provide support services to existing and emerging groups in the Fitzroy River Valley, and to assist them to develop as strong, autonomous communities and organisations. Based in the predominantly Aboriginal town of Fitzroy Crossing, its area of operations extends from Jimbalakadunj community,120 kilometres to the west, to Yiyili community, 170 kilometres to the east.
Swan River Trust - River Guardians
The Swan River Trust’s River Guardians program provides free events and activities for the Perth community to better understand the Swan Canning Riverpark , their science, cultural heritage and learn how everyone can help look after them.
Rio Tinto is a leading international mining group headquartered in the UK, combining Rio Tinto plc, a London and NYSE listed company, and Rio Tinto Limited, which is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.
Rio Tinto's business is finding, mining, and processing mineral resources. Major products are aluminium, copper, diamonds, energy (coal and uranium), gold, industrial minerals (borax, titanium dioxide, salt, talc) and iron ore. Activities span the world but are strongly represented in Australia and North America with significant businesses in South America, Asia, Europe and southern Africa.
Tangaroa Blue Foundation
The Tangaroa Blue Foundation coordinates the Australian Marine Debris Initiative, which involves removal of marine debris, data collection, tracking to the source and working with stakeholders to find solutions to mitigate marine debris. The project engages 12,300 volunteers around the country and has removed from the coastline and collected data on over 1.3 million bits of marine debris.
Last Updated on Monday, 18 February 2013 12:45