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ALEC is Seeking a Treasurer
About this opportunity: The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) is seeking a treasurer to join our Board, a dynamic, smart and diverse team who have...
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NT Government Must Lead on Climate
The Arid Lands Environment Centre welcomes the release of the Northern Territory Government’s Climate Change Discussion paper, but has serious concerns that the paper downplays...
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Broad Support for NT Climate Emission Targets
36 organisations and scientists have signed on to the NT Climate Response Statement, urging the Northern Territory Government to adopt a climate policy of net...
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Tellus Toxic Waste Dump One Step Closer?
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) has significant concerns about the Federal Governments’ environmental approval of the Tellus Chandler Salt Mine and Hazardous Waste Storage...
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Key Amendments to NT Environmental Regulations
As expected, we are entering into an intense period of environmental policy and law reform. Following on from a key election commitment, the Government has...
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Five Point NT Gas Strategy Will Cook Climate
The Northern Territory’s Gunner Government is actively choosing to further damage the climate with the announcement today of a NT Gas Task Force and Five...
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Solar Future a Focus For Global Day of Climate Action
Community members of Alice Springs will join tens of thousands of people across Australia and around the world, to take part in a global day...
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NT Regional Meeting Reconfirms Commitment to Ban Fracking
Members of the Central Australian Frack Free Alliance and the Arid Lands Environment Centre drove up to a NT Frack Free Regional Meeting over the...
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Women in Science Feature at desertSMART EcoFair 2018
Friday 10th August - Sunday 12th August, Alice Springs The role of women in science and in the transition to renewable energy will be a...
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Join The Plastic Free July Challenge
ALEC urges our members and supporters to get involved in Plastic Free July. Single-use plastic is an overwhelming challenge of the modern world. Humans produce over...
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Waste Audit Results of Todd Mall Markets
As part of an Inspiring Australia project, the Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC), with the support of the Alice Springs Town Council and Charles Darwin...
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A Community Walk To Wigleys
75 community members come along to the Walk to Wigleys and Launch of the Arid Lands Outback Trek on Sunday 24th June. ALEC provided a...
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