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Building a Community Garden Network for Alice Springs
10 years ago, we had a vision for a diverse network of thriving gardens spread across Alice Springs that are supported by communities and offer...
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Calling all (food) producers!
Do you have excess veggies growing your backyard? Are you looking to sell some of your beautiful produce? Gone crazy with COVID baking?   Food For...
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ALEC's Coronavirus Policy
As a response to the global Novel Coronavirus pandemic, Arid Lands Environment Centre has taken a number of actions to help reduce the risk of...
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ALEC 2019 Achievements
We achieved a lot in 2019, and we couldn't have done it without the support of our members, volunteers, donors and community. In this video,...
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We're looking for a volunteer Administration Officer!
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) is central Australia's peak environmental organisation that has been advocating for the protection of nature and growing sustainable communities...
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ALEC's 40th Birthday - Save the Date
Next June we’re celebrating 40 years since the of the Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) was incorporated. Well, since the Central Australian Conservation Council (CACC),...
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All I want for Christmas...
In this video, ALEC staff share what they want for Christmas (well, what we want for nature). Help make ALEC's vision for 2020 a reality...
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The Future of Food in Arid Lands
Last week ALEC policy officer Alex Read was out on the land, visiting farms as part of the Northern Territory Farmers Central Australian Food Futures...
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NT Environment Protection Act: A win for the environment, a win for the community
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) is celebrating a new era of environmental protection with the recent passing of the hard-won Northern Territory Environment Protection...
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NT Climate Change Response – great step forward, more action needed
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) welcomes the release of the Northern Territory Government’s Climate Change Response: Towards 2050 as a timely step in the...
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The 10 Gigawatt Vision – Repowering the Northern Territory
Environment Centre NT and Beyond Zero Emissions have today released the report ‘The 10 Gigawatt Vision: How renewable energy can power jobs and investment in the Northern Territory’....
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Have Your Say On Fracking No Go Zones
Companies like Origin Energy and Santos are planning to start fracking as early as July this year, yet critical farming, fishing, tourism areas and natural...
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