Media Releases

2020 Budget: betting our future on industries of the past
MEDIA STATEMENT, Oct 7 2020 The Arid Lands Environment Centre CEO, says "Every budget is about choices, and right now the Government should be choosing...
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Media release: Gas companies looking to smoke billions down desert pipeline
20 August 2020 The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) has slammed a proposal to use taxpayer funds to subsidise a planned billion dollar, 950km long...
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Media release: NT Act on climate for economic rebound
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) welcomes the step forward that the Northern Territory Government has taken with the release of its Climate Change Response...
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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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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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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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Need for Climate Action and Clean Economy in NT Budget
The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC), Central Australia’s peak environmental organisation has called the NT Budget a ‘climate warming budget that puts mining and gas...
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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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