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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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Fracking Inquiry scorecard: NT Government fails on regulating gas fracking industry

May 14, 2021

In 2018, the Northern Territory Government lifted the moratorium on fracking on the basis it would commit to supporting all 135 recommendations of Fracking Inquiry. The inquiry panel - spearheaded by Justice Rachel Pepper - said risks of a fracking industry could be reduced...

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Reform is needed to achieve water justice and protect our most precious resource

April 13, 2021

Water is our most precious resource, and is essential to all life. ALEC and the Environment Centre NT believe the Northern Territory’s water regulatory system is failing, and is inadequate to meet the current and future threats and challenges to our water resources. Our...

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Our priorities for 2021

April 01, 2021

ALEC purpose is to protect nature and support ecologically sustainable development in the arid lands. To work toward our vision of healthy futures for arid lands and people, ALEC is prioritising these key areas of focus over the next few months: Energy and climate change mitigation  To...

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