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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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DesertSMART Ecofair Sustainable Living Festival & Ecomarkets
This year the desertSMART Ecofair Sustainable Living Festival and Ecomarkets will be held on Sunday August 14th in the Alice Springs Desert Park Courtyard and...
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A solar future for Alice, not gas
RePower Alice Springs supporters reminded the Northern Territory Government today that Alice Springs residents want a solar future for the town, as the Chief Minister...
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Climate science and solar technology to feature at desertSMART Ecofair 2016 12.7.16
Climate science and solar technology will be a feature at desertSMART Ecofair 2016, with Professor Lesley Hughes from the Climate Council and Claire O’Rourke from...
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Giles miscalculates the cost of solar 30.6.16
Chief Minister Adam Giles last week released a statement claiming that it would cost between $1.5 to $2 billion dollars to power Alice Springs with...
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Put the environment first this Saturday 27.6.16
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) urges all local community members to Vote for the Environment in the Federal election this Saturday July 2nd.  ...
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ALEC End of Financial Year Donation Appeal
Since June 30th 2015, ALEC has had no ongoing operational funding, which means the centre relies on fundraising, philanthropy and donations to keep our doors open....
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Media Release: desertSMART EcoFair expands into new venues in 2016
The desertSMART EcoFair will be utilising a number of venues around Alice Springs as part of this year’s National Science Week program in August, with...
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Media Release: Applications open for Eco-Science Schools Day 31.5.16
Each year the Eco-Science Schools day provides exciting science and sustainability learning opportunities for local students as part of the desertSMART EcoFair. Applications are now...
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