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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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Join the community taking action against fracking

February 05, 2021

Central Australian Frack Free Alliance (CAFFA) is a grassroots movement with the goal to protect our water, health, community and country by opposing unconventional gas extraction in the NT. It is going to be a busy year ahead. The government is trying to speed up...

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Federal legislation fails to protect the environment in Central Australia

February 05, 2021

Professor Graeme Samuel’s final report from his review of our national environmental laws calls for legally enforceable national environmental standards and an independent watchdog. The review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity (EPBC) Act delivered a clear message: without urgent changes, most of Australia’s...

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