Finalists in the 2022 Awards

State Tidy Towns  Sustainable Communties Finalist communities 2022.
“I congratulate all the 2022 finalists announced today for their hard work and commitment to making a difference in their communities".  KABC Chair, Michael Aspinall 

Read the media statement here.

City of Karratha
Gascoyne Junction
Port and South Hedland 

Judges Assessed one main project in each category entered by a community.
Supporting projects were also considered. The lead entrant and main projects are listed below.

Litter Prevention & Waste Management

Boddington (Shire)    Reduce Reuse Recycle - RRR
Carnamah (Shire)  Funding community groups via resource recovery
Dampier (Pilbara Dive and Tours)  Pilbara Conservation and Clean up
Kalgoorlie-Boulder  (KBULG) rECOnstructed Art and Little Finds Street Art
Port and South Hedland (Care for Hedland) Reducing litter in our local environment
Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley Great Northern Clean up

Young Legends

Albany (Keep Albany Beautiful)

Youth Advisory Council Heywire Project
City of Karratha Youth Shed Garden and outdoor space
Gascoyne Junction (Shire) Young Leaders in town
Nyabing- Sustainability and Enrichment Committee Adele Collins
Pingelly (Shire) Dylan Cheney & Pickles Contracting
Shire of Dardanup - Youth Advisory Group Eco-Con: a sustainability conference for young people

Environmental Sustainability

City of Karratha Sustainable Water Management – Water Sensitive City
Collie/Donnybrook-Balingup (shires) South West Collaborative Blackberry Scheme
Gascoyne Junction (Shire) Water conservation and future-proofing
Greenbushes (tidy towns) Helping Hands Bushcarers
Shire of Murray Restoring the Murray – Riverbank Restoration Project
Shire of Narrogin Treated Water Irrigation System  and Upgrade

Environmental Education

Bunbury (Dolphin Discovery Centre)

DDC Stormchasers
Kalbarri (DHS) Think Outside the Trash!
Martu Farm (Red Dirt Blue Sky) SWEET education and leadership
Nyabing - Sustainability and Enrichment Committee Nyabing Primary School – Becoming a minimal waste school
Shire of East Pilbara Engaging Newman in Waste Management
Williams (CRC) Williams Wildlife Warriors

Heritage and Culture

Collie (Collie Tidy Towns) Kaya Collie: The past, the present and the future
City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre (GALAC)
Port and South Hedland (Care for Hedland) Heritage Festival celebrating 125 years of Port Hedland
Shire of Irwin Preservation of Heritage Listed Moreton Bay Fig Trees
Woodanilling (Towns committee) 100th birthday celebrations for Kenmare Hall
York (Shire) Conservation of Residency Museum

Community Action and Wellbeing

City of Karratha

Adopt a Teardrop
Gascoyne Junction (Shire) Junction Netball team
Greenbushes (tidy towns) Greenbushes CWA Belles
Horrocks (town team) Glance Over Lookout
Port and South Hedland (care for Hedland) South Hedland Town Team - community placemaking
Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley Beats On The Streets Wyndham

General Appearance

City of Karratha Beautification - Bayly Avenue and Streetscapes
Collie (Tidy Towns) Upgrade of Throssell Street
Gascoyne Junction (shire) Welcoming Oasis
Pingelly (shire) Pingelly Memorial Park Precinct Redevelopment
Donnybrook-Balingup Town Centre and Heritage Precinct
Woodanilling (town committee) Beautification of entry statement and streetscapes

Community Containers for Change

Gascoyne Junction
Port and South Hedland