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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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Leaked Covid-19 commission report shows aggressive expansion plans for Territory gas
MEDIA ADVISORYMay 21, 2020 The group advising on the Covid-19 recovery wants to accelerate the development of new gas fields in the Northern Territory’s Beetaloo...
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Media release: Federal Enviro Law fails on climate, extinction and accountability
April 29, 2020 Our national environment laws - the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act - are failing to prevent species extinction and address today’s...
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MEDIA RELEASE 31/03/20: Taxpayer cash shouldn’t be splashed on Gunner Government pipedream
New documents have emerged which appear to show the NT Gunner Government is preparing to use public money to fund a gas pipeline from Tennant...
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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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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....
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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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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...
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