Latest News

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,...
Share
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...
Share
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),...
Share
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...
Share
Risky wet-season fracking condemned
On the 27th of November the Northern Territory Government announced that Santos had begun fracking exploration wells in environmentally sensitive areas of the Beetaloo Basin....
Share
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...
Share
We need a Climate Change Act - now
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) has called for the Northern Territory Government to develop a Climate Change Act, saying that it welcomed the aspirations...
Share
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...
Share
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...
Share
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’....
Share
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...
Share
Post Election - Take Heart
A Message From ALEC's CEO It’s been a bruising week for all of us who are concerned and working for concerted government action on the...
Share

Stay Connected

Protecting the outback and catalysing the essential change needed to tackle climate change and create a sustainable future is a big task and we need your support to do it. Sign up here for more information on how you can support the work of the Arid Lands Environment Centre