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Showcase your sustainability achievements by entering the Keep Australia Beautiful NSW Awards Program


Since 1981 the Keep Australia Beautiful NSW Awards Programs have enhanced public understanding of the environmental issues affecting NSW.

They encourage communities to play an active role in creating a sustainable future for their local are.

The Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns and Sustainable Cities Awards Programs reward and celebrate the achievements of NSW groups, businesses, schools, individuals and Councils in keeping our state sustainable.

This annual awards program recognises projects that reduce litter, minimise waste, encourage recycling, promote heritage and culture, habitat, celebrate community spirit and many other environmental areas.

There is no cost to enter and the nomination process is quick and easy. Click here to download a flyer outlining the nomination process.

To determine which awards program you should enter, click here.


  • Aboriginal Cultural Heritage
  • Circular Economy
  • Coastal and Waterways Protection
  • Community Spirit and Inclusion
  • Don’t Be a Tosser! Litter Action
  • Environmental Communication
  • Habitat and Wildlife Conservation
  • Heritage and Culture
  • Recycled Organics
  • Renewable Energy
  • Response to Climate Change
  • Return and Earn Litter Prevention
  • Schools Environmental Achievement
  • Sustainable Projects
  • Waste Less, Recycle More Waste Minimisation
  • Young Legends Environmental
To read about all of the categories available to enter, download the application guides:
Sustainable Cities Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns
To submit an entry, go to the online awards portals at:
Sustainable Cities Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns
For some ideas and examples of previous projects, download the 2019 awards booklets  
Sustainable Cities Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns
Award winners announced    
Sustainable Cities
9 Oct 2020 (Merrylands)
Sustainable Communities –
Tidy Towns
13 – 15 Nov 2020 (Murrurundi)

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with us by email at awards@knswb.org.au or phone 02 8594 4000.