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Media Release: NT Supreme Court to hear legal challenge against major deforestation approval

Media Release: NT Supreme Court to hear legal challenge against major deforestation approval​ The Northern Territory Supreme Court will today hear arguments from lawyers acting on behalf of the Environment Centre NT (ECNT) in ground-breaking litigation. ECNT, represented by the Find out more »

Media release: Territorians want strong, effective environmental laws now

Territorians want strong, effective environmental laws now Environmental experts have warned the NT Government not to take Territorians for granted as public consultation over new environmental protection laws concludes. “It is welcoming to see the NT government take positive steps Find out more »

PLan Media Release: Progress Report 145 HA Unique Coastal Environment At Threat

PLan Media Release: PROGRESS REPORT URGENT INTERVENTION REQUIRED 145 HA UNIQUE COASTAL ENVIRONMENT AT THREAT Time is running out for Lee Point. A large area of high-density residential, tourism and commercial development will be developed on land cleared next to Find out more »

Media Release: New environment protection laws threatened by industry interference

New environment protection laws threatened by industry interference The Northern Territory’s peak environment group has condemned today’s decision by the Gunner Government’s to wind back community rights in its proposed environment protection laws following pressure from industry lobbyists.   “We Find out more »

PLan Media Release: Urgent Intervention Required 145 HA Unique Coastal Environment at Threat

PLan Media Release: URGENT INTERVENTION REQUIRED: 145 HA UNIQUE COASTAL ENVIRONMENT AT THREAT Nick Kirlew, Convener of Plan: The Planning Action Network today released a letter to the NT Minister for Planning, the Federal Government Ministers for Defence, Finance and Find out more »

Consultation on draft environment protection legislation

Consultation on draft environment protection legislation Consultation on draft environment protection legislation The NT Government has released the draft of the new Environment Protection Act and also draft Environment Protection Regulations. ECNT welcome the regulatory reform process and encourage the Find out more »

Sign the NT Climate Petition

Will you sign the petition? To the Honorable Chief Minister Michael Gunner and the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly. As your constituents, we humbly request that the Northern Territory Government adopt a net zero emissions target by 2050 as part of Find out more »

NT Short Film ‘Sugarbag Blues’

In May 2018, the Environment Centre NT was invited by Frank Shadforth to Seven Emu Station to hear about the threat to native bees and the research that is occurring on the pastoral station. The result of the time spent Find out more »

Fracking Update

In this month we have a lot coming up with the Fracking Inquiry Hearings and Community Forums ( see the dates below) Hearing Schedule 12th February Tennant Creek Civic Hall  Community Forums Saturday 10 February: Darwin 9.00am – 12.00pm, Darwin Find out more »

NT Artists against Fracking: Exhibition

Are you ready to join us in our first step to being able to measure the difference we are making? Join up – we are relying on volunteers to get down and dirty to sort and record rubbish types after Find out more »