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Make a submission to the NT Fracking Inquiry 6.3.17
Alice Springs Community Consultation  5-7pm - Monday 6th March Alice Springs Convention Centre ALEC encourages all community members in Alice Springs who have concerns about fracking to engage...
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New gas generators challenge NT Government renewable energy targets 13.2.17
The arrival of 10 new gas-fired engines in Alice Springs on Friday highlights the challenges the Gunner Government faces with achieving renewable energy targets whilst...
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Delays for Fracking Pipeline, Federal Government needs more time 10.2.17
The proposed Northern Gas Pipeline is running behind on its assessment timeline, with delays now coming from the Federal Government, concerned about 'significant impacts' to...
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Heavy Rains bring new concerns for NT pipeline
Recent floods and continuing rainfall in Tennant Creek and the Barkly region bring new concerns with regard to the imminent approval and construction of the...
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2017: A Time for Action
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) is the peak regional environmental organisation in Central Australia. For 36 years ALEC has worked both on the ground...
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High rainfall in the desert – more weeds, pests and fires 24.1.17
Whilst the recent high rainfall in Central Australia is a blessing with flowing rivers and lush green landscapes, there’s another side to the rains that...
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XMAS Wishes from ALEC's Director
G'day folks, what a year it has been! 2016 will resonate with many as a year that brought as many challenges as it did opportunities....
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ALEC Annual Report now online
Another massive year for the Arid Lands Environment Centre! The ALEC Annual Report for 2015-2016 can be downloaded here
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NT Pipeline Compromises Fracking Inquiry 6.12.16
The Arid Lands Environment Centre welcomes the broader scope of the terms of reference and the appointment of Justice Pepper as chair for the NT...
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No Dakota Access Pipeline, No Northern Territory Gas Pipeline 15.11.16
Members of the Arid Lands Environment Centre and the Central Australian Frack Free Alliance gathered today in support of the campaign led by the Standing...
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Focus of NT Government China Visit Should Be Renewables Not Fossil Fuels 3.11.16
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) is very disappointed that the NT Government’s focus in China this week has been on building support for oil...
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Concerns with Jemena Northern Gas Pipeline EIS 11.10.16
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) is the peak regional environmental organisation in Central Australia. ALEC’s vision is for ‘healthy futures for arid lands and...
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