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2018 Sustainable Communities –
Tidy Towns Winners and
Highly Commended




Cessnock has engaged with the community at many levels to make their region more liveable, attractive and productive. Practical examples include:

  • A Men’s Shed that assists many parts of the community with woodworking and metal working projects and repairs;
  • a community garden and recycling with native plant production, as well as traditional health and wellbeing benefits;
  • Proactive engagement with seniors throughout each year, highlighted with celebrations during Seniors Week.
  • A similar engagement with young people.
  • A Regional Art Gallery that hosts 12 exhibitions each year, educational activities and special events.
  • A co-ordinated waste and recycling program, including construction of a new and easy to use waste transfer station, proactive encouragement of the community to use the waste transfer station, an engaging illegal dumping control program and kerbside recycling collection.
  • A comprehensive Biodiversity Communications Strategy that explains to the community the value of local biodiversity and how to care for it.
2018 Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns Winners & Highly Commended table
2018 Sustainable Communities – Tidy Towns image gallery