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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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Federal Government attacks on renewables dishonest, politically motivated and unhelpful.
RePower Alice Springs condemn comments made this week by Federal Government Ministers, including Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Minister Barnaby Joyce and Senator Nick Xenophon, blaming...
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EIS Community Information Evening 5.30pm 5/10/16
One of the jobs that ALEC does is to make comment on projects that are likely to have significant impact on the environment. ALEC has...
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Alice Springs Community Garden Spring Fair this Sunday 2nd October.
Welcome in the season of spring this Sunday 2nd October 10am-1pm at the Alice Springs Community Garden Spring Fair. The Alice Springs Community Garden (ASCG)...
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Labor fracking moratorium a good start but also raises concerns
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) cautiously welcomes the NT Labor Government’s moratorium on fracking announced this morning, but questions why exploration for unconventional gas...
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RePower Alice Springs welcomes new opportunity for solar powered future
RePower Alice Springs welcomes the opportunity for a solar powered future for our town with the announcement of the new NT Cabinet this week. Whilst...
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ALEC welcomes change in NT Government but much work to be done 30.8.16
The Arid Lands Environment Centre welcomes the change in Northern Territory Government, stating that the landslide election result makes it clear that Territorians want a...
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Dirty coal deal done at the last minute 24.8.16
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) has discovered that on the final day before entering caretaker the Giles/Tollner CLP Government consolidated 24 explorations licences for...
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A Solar Vision for Alice Springs 15.8.16
Public Meeting: 5pm Monday 15th August  Central Australia Development Office – Todd Mall RePower Alice Springs is facilitating broader community discussion on pathways to achieving a...
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desertSMART EcoFair this weekend! 12th – 14th August
desertSMART EcoFair, Central Australia’s premier science and sustainability event, is happening this weekend across multiple venues in Alice Springs. EcoFair is organised by the Arid...
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