Euroa, Victoria (Town Winner)
In 2022, Euroa, located in Strathbogie Shire, celebrated its first-ever Tidy Town win, an achievement that followed multiple awards at the 2022 Premier’s Sustainability Awards in partnership with KABV.
The residents of Euroa have worked tirelessly to enhance their local environment, implementing sustainable solutions, including recycling programs, energy-efficient initiatives, and water conservation measures, which led to them taking home four awards at the 2023 National Keep Australia Beautiful awards.
Their Tidy Towns win included a number of impressive projects and accomplishments including the Euroa Arboretum. This destination not only secured the top spot in the Thriving Environment category but also received the prestigious Premier’s Regional Recognition Award. Additionally, Euroa’s commendable energy project, led by Euroa Energy, successfully installed a solar panel on a parking pergola.
These remarkable initiatives are just a glimpse of the numerous inspiring sustainable projects underway in Euroa. They serve as a beacon of inspiration for other towns and communities, showcasing the positive results that can be attained through collaborative efforts and a shared vision.