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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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Thorny Newsletter: November edition

November 15, 2021

We hope you're enjoying this magnificent rain, and that you've had a chance to head down to the riverbank and watch it flow. The ALEC team are back at our office on 90 Gap Rd. Drop in and say hi!  The Environment Minister Eva Lawler...

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Why I volunteer

November 11, 2021

From buffel grass action to raising awareness of dingos to mobilising local people through letter writing, ALEC supporter and Alice Springs resident Jacqueline Arnold has worked tirelessly to protect the desert. We want to acknowledge her energy, vision and love for country. I recently...

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