Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) is central Australia’s peak environmental organisation; defending Australia’s iconic desert country for 40 years. We are a strong and trusted voice for the protection of arid lands, creatures and communities. We work tirelessly toward our vision: healthy futures for arid lands and people.
December 06, 2022
The Arid Lands Environment Centre is encouraging households with rooftop solar or a solar-battery system to sign up to the Northern Territory’s first residential Virtual Power Plant (VPP) trial to support our town’s transition to a clean energy future. The Solar Connect Virtual Power...Read More
January 19, 2022
Water is our most precious resource, and is essential to all life. Right now, there is significant and longstanding water insecurity in remote Indigenous communities, including due to the fact that drinking water is unregulated and unprotected in these places. Climate change is significantly impacting...Read More
January 05, 2022
The Nolans Project is a proposed rare earths mine and processing operation near Aileron, just 135kms north of Alice Springs. This development, owned by mineral exploration company Arafura Resources, is potentially one of the largest rare earths mines in the world and will extract...Read More