In 2019 Keep Australia Beautiful's flagship program Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities is celebrating 50 years of recognising and rewarding regional and remote communities who take positive action to protect and enhance their environment. Read more about the seven categories here.
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. Tourism Western Australia continue to sponsor the awards as does Main Roads WA. Bunbury was the first state winner in 1969. You can read about the history here.
Your community has worked hard to make your piece of Western Australia sustainable and special. Why not enter your community in the 2019 Awards.
The seven awards encompass initiatives as diverse as litter prevention, environmental education, preserving heritage, community action and youth leadership.
The 2019 Awards will be launched in March in Margaret River, the timeframe for the awards is here.
Tidy Towns benefits communities who enter
Halls Creek, (2018 General Appearance winner), has made significant advances in conquering litter and in increasing community well being. Listen to Vanessa Elliott, on how Halls Creek is changing its high street image, and encouraging the community to be involved.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Congratulations to Collie, Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities 2018 State Winner.
Read about state winner and finalists in Snapshots 2018.