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Townsville given international 'green' recognition


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Townsville has gained international green recognition for the second year.

Global certification group "Green Destinations" made the announcement at an Awards ceremony last week in Berlin.

President Albert Salman says the criteria for being listed as a Top 100 Destination in the world - include meeting 30 certified sustainability standards.

“By joining this program, destinations engage in a longer term partnership with green destinations, 

With the benefits of continuous support and motivation towards making their destination more sustainable and more responsible," he said.