Latest News

Alice Springs Community Garden Open Evening 18.5.17
The Alice Springs Community Garden is flourishing and community members are invited to a special open evening, 5-7pm Thursday 18th May, where life at the garden...
Share
Northern Gas Pipeline - Bad for the NT, Bad for the Climate
The approval of the Northern Gas Pipeline yesterday by the Gunner Government will have significant ramifications in opening up the Northern Territory to industrial scale...
Share
RePower Alice Springs Urges Renewable Energy Taskforce to put forward ambitious targets
RePower Alice Springs is urging community members to have their say on the NT Government’s Roadmap to Renewables and is advocating for 100% renewable energy...
Share
Northern Territory Economic Growth Plan Must Incorporate Action on Climate Change
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) has serious concerns the draft Strategic Economic Framework and Infrastructure Plan currently being developed by the Northern Territory Government...
Share
RePower Alice Springs launches survey of community views on energy options
RePower Alice Springs is surveying the views of Alice Springs community members about solar and other energy options in our town. RePower Alice Springs is...
Share
60 000 Artists Climate Change Exhibition Call Out
Last Call Out for contributions! We have 30 artists contributing to this exhibition but have room for a couple more! Send your application form to...
Share
Welcome to New ALEC Staff
ALEC welcomes our two new staff members; Alex Read who is our Policy officer (0.6fte) and Laurie May who is our Community Outreach and Engagement...
Share
A focus on health, science and nutrition on World Kidney Day
World Kidney Day event, "That Sugar Film Screening" Thursday 9th March, 2017 The first Inspiring Australia event delivered by the Alice Springs Hub was held...
Share
Alice Springs residents say no to fracking at NT Fracking Inquiry
Alice Springs residents turned out in force to the Alice Springs community consultation component of the NT Fracking Inquiry. More than 250 local residents came...
Share
That Sugar Film Screening - World Kidney Day
5pm Thursday 9th March Alice Springs Public Library To highlight World Kidney Day on Thursday 9th March a free public screening of That Sugar Film is being held at...
Share
Make a submission to the NT Fracking Inquiry 6.3.17
Alice Springs Community Consultation  5-7pm - Monday 6th March Alice Springs Convention Centre ALEC encourages all community members in Alice Springs who have concerns about fracking to engage...
Share
New gas generators challenge NT Government renewable energy targets 13.2.17
The arrival of 10 new gas-fired engines in Alice Springs on Friday highlights the challenges the Gunner Government faces with achieving renewable energy targets whilst...
Share

Stay Connected

Protecting the outback and catalysing the essential change needed to tackle climate change and create a sustainable future is a big task and we need your support to do it. Sign up here for more information on how you can support the work of the Arid Lands Environment Centre