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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.

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Arid Lands Environment Centre appoints new General Manager

June 28, 2021

The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of a General Manager for Central Australia’s peak environmental organisation. Jade Kudrenko will become the General Manager of ALEC as the dedicated and long-standing Chief Executive Officer, Jimmy Cocking departs this June....

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Call out to First Nations performers

June 22, 2021

The Arid Lands Environment Centre is hosting a NAIDOC event to acknowledge and celebrate the ongoing work of Arrente custodians who continue to care for and heal country.  Share poetry, song or dance! This special event will take place at the East Side Community...

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Thorny News, winter edition!

June 18, 2021

There's plenty coming up! Keep reading for updates and ways you can get involved this month and next. The Alice Springs Future Grid Reference Group is seeking members! Want to learn more about how the Future Grid team is working to increase renewable energy...

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