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Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) is Central Australia’s peak environmental organisation; defending Australia’s iconic desert country for over 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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Media Release: Organisations across Central Australia call for Weed Declaration on Buffel Grass

November 15, 2023

  15 November 2023 Mparntwe Alice Springs   Thirty-nine organisations from across Central Australia and nationally have signed an open letter calling on NT Minister for the Environment Kate Worden to declare buffel grass a Class A/B weed. Fire prone buffel grass has spread...

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Media Alert, Mparntwe: Buffel weed declaration information night THIS WEDNESDAY @6pm (15.11.23)

November 14, 2023

14 November 2023 Mparntwe Alice Springs Buffel grass weed declaration information night   When: 6pm-7.30pm tomorrow, (Wednesday, 15 November)   Where: The Roastery (DuYu), 9 Hele Crescent   What: This Buffel Grass Weed Declaration Information Night will outline what the next steps look like...

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MEDIA RELEASE: NTG blows it with Georgina Wiso Water Allocation Plan

November 14, 2023

Mparntwe Alice Springs 13/11/2023, updated 17/11/2023 The Northern Territory Government released the Georgina Wiso Water Allocation Plan (GWWAP) on Friday 10th November 2023 at 4pm. By allocating too much water, without any meaningful guidance on how or where this groundwater can be taken, the...

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