Good things come in fours

Published on 22 September 2023

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Of six shortlisted finalists, four are now official finalists in the 2023 Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria's Tidy Towns & Cities - Sustainability Awards!
Recognising environmental initiatives, achievements and community spirit, the 41st annual award ceremony will be held on Monday 23 October.
Out of the ten categories, Mornington Peninsula Shire projects are finalists in:


  • Smoke Free Environment trial (Safety Beach)


  • Repower Mornington Peninsula


  • ‘A Coastal Wetland’ Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD)


  • Solar and Energy Bulk Buy program

Congratulations to two local Mornington Peninsula finalists, Lily Setnik and Maddie and Ava, who are finalists in the Young Legends category!

To discover all official finalists in the 2023 Sustainability Awards, please visit Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria’s website:

2023 winners will be announced at the ceremony in Melbourne on Monday 23 October. Tickets are now on sale via Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria’s website:

Quotes attributable to Mayor Councillor Steve Holland:

“Congratulations to all official finalists, including Shire initiatives and Young Legends, Lily Setnik and Maddie and Ava. I’m looking forward to the awards ceremony and announcement of the winners on 23 October. 

“What the finalists demonstrate is that the Mornington Peninsula Shire and our residents in every township are committed to looking after our beautiful peninsula and preserving it for future generations.”

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