Keep Australia Beautiful - Sustainable Cities Awards
The Keep Australia Beautiful awards are open to local government, utilities, businesses, community groups and individuals. Each year Melton City Council nominates a range of programs and activities for entry.
For more information contact Council's Environmental Services Department on 9747 7200.
Below are a list of finalists, commendations and winners.
If you would like a booklet about these projects please contact Council.
- June 2012 - Morton Homestead won the Cultural Heritage Award
- June 2011 - Dingo Discovery and Research Centre (Toolern Vale) won the Protection of the Environment Award
- October 2010 - Melton Shire Council, Western Water and Melton Sustainable Living Group won the National Keep Australia Beautiful Energy Efficiency Award
- June 2010 - Melton Shire Council won the Victorian Sustainable City Award 2010
- Community Action-finalist- Melton South Christmas for the Kids Community Event
- Cultural Heritage-special commendation-Houdini Celebrations Diggers Rest (Melton Shire Council and various community groups at Digger's Rest)
- Environmental Innovation-finalist-Greening of Gavin Blog (Melton Sustainable Living Group)
- Towards Zero Waste-finalist-a new type of Hard Waste Collection (Melton Shire Council)
- Protection of the Environment-winner-The White-bellied Sea Eagle has landed (Pinkerton Landcare and Environment Group)
- Community Government Partnerships-finalist-The Melton Botanic Garden (Friends of the Melton Botanic Garden)
- Water Conservation-finalist-Making (Melton) Waves in Water Conservation (Melton Shire Council)
- Efficient Energy-finalist-A Business Case for a Solar Development in Melton (Melton Shire Council)
- Young Leaders-finalist-The Children's Eternal Wildflower Grasslands (Coburns and Melton South Primary)
- Dame Phyllis Frost Award-winner-Daryl Akers (Melton Environment Group)
- 2008 - Dame Phyllis Frost Award - Local resident Lyn Holdsworth from Friends of Toolern Creek won the Dame Phyllis Frost Award for her outstanding individual contribution to the environment and the community.
- Victorian Community Pride Award - Caroline Springs Community Hub
- Victorian Biodiversity and Conservation Award - Mt Cottrell (Judges' Commendation)
- 2007- National Sustainable City Award for Victoria and Australia
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