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ALEC shines light on underground coal project
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) faces an NT Civil and Administrative Tribunals hearing alongside the Department of Primary Industries and Resources in relation to...
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Protecting Tjoritja (West MacDonnell Ranges) National Park
40 years ago ALEC, formerly the Central Australian Conservation Council, played a central role in campaigning for the establishment of the Tjoritja/West MacDonnell Ranges National...
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Territory needs strong laws for nature and people
It has been both welcoming and worrying to witness the NT Government undertake a long overdue review of our environmental protection laws. The Territory needs...
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Fracking The West Will Be A Climate Disaster 28.11.18
The Arid Lands Environment Centre is deeply disappointed by the Western Australian Government decision to open up the Canning Basin to fracking, which could blow...
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NT Climate Discussion Paper Submissions Due November 30th
Last few days to make a submission on the NT Climate Discussion Paper! We urge community members to advocate for meaningful climate action in the NT. The...
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NT Government Caves To Industry Pressure on Regulatory Reform
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) has serious concerns the Northern Territory Government is being unduly influenced by industry in the current regulatory reform process,...
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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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