Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities

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Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities Awards.

Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities Awards held a clean up for Clean up Australia Day with Kalgoorlie-Boulder Urban Landcare Group.  Read more here.

The Awards encompass initiatives as diverse as litter prevention, environmental education, preserving heritage, community action and youth leadership. There are seven categories. You can read the criteria here. You can read what types of projects communities submit in the Awards here.

  • General Appearance
  • Community Action and Wellbeing
  • Heritage and Culture
  • Litter Prevention and Waste Management
  • Young Legends
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Environmental Education

Introduced to Western Australia by the Tourism Authority the awards continue to be a valued resource for communities in their sustainable and litter free initiatives.   You can read about the history here. In 2019 Keep Australia Beautiful's flagship program Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities Awards celebrated 50 years of recognising and rewarding regional and remote communities who take positive action to protect and enhance their environment.  

Bunbury is 2019 State Winner

Crowned as Keep Australia Beautiful's Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities Awards State Winner 2019, Bunbury has an impressive list of community driven projects across all categories. Bunbury will represent Western Australia in the National Tidy Towns Awards. 

Read about the 2019 Winners here

Tidy Towns benefits communities who enter
Listen to Bunbury talk about how Tidy Towns acknowledges volunteers.


Environmental Education Award Winner 2018, talk about why they enter Tidy Towns.

View the video below to hear what people are saying about the benefits that Tidy Towns gives their communities.  For project ideas you can read about previous winners' projects here .

You can read more about Tidy Towns Sustainable Community Awards on the menu links on the right, or if you want to know more contact tidytowns@kabc.wa.gov.au  or phone 6364 6643.

The Tidy Towns Awards celebrate communities.
"We live in Community - not in Economy".  Listen to Peter Kenyon, CEO Bank of Ideas and WA Senior of the Year 2017 talk about community change from within.


Previous Winners

Read about previous years' winners here