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Environment Centre NT - protecting nature, living sustainably, creating climate for a change

Campaigns & Programs

Campaigns and programs of the ECNT

I love the environment - so don't cut our funding

Don’t let them silence us

You have until September 11 to respond to a new Bill going before the Senate that could severely restrict the ability of environmental organisations to legally challenge decisions that impact the environment. The Bill would repeal section 487 of the Find out more »


Stand up to protect our Top End rivers!

Territorians are proud of our Top End rivers But now they are under threat from new dam proposals, and over-extraction. We need your help to hold the NT Government account for its recent decisions to grant licences to extract very Find out more »

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Good news for the future of Kakadu!

Today the Environment Centre NT is very happy to share some great news and to thank the thousands of dedicated supporters who have campaigned alongside us to end uranium mining inside Kakadu National Park.

I love the environment - so don't cut our funding

Maintain the Territory’s Voice for the Environment – Stop the 2015 Cutbacks

We have been overwhelmed by offers of support from all corners, whether it be to donate, host an event, undertake research, to take photographs, or to join as a member – however we still need to restore a total of Find out more »

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Protecting Gulf Country

Anger over pollution from the McArthur River mine is boiling over in remote Borroloola where residents are planning a protest march to coincide with a report on the mine’s record for environmental performance. When the Independent Mining Monitor for the Find out more »

Don't cut our funding

Save your Environment Centre

Dear Members and Friends of the Environment Centre NT, You may have heard that the Northern Territory and Australian Governments are trying to silence your Environment Centre NT by cutting all of our operational funding. But I know you want Find out more »

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Marine Sanctuaries

The Territory is lucky to still have one of the healthiest tropical marine environments left on the planet.[1] Much of the Northern Territory coastline belongs to Aboriginal Traditional Owners who have cared for their sea country for millennia. Despite limited Find out more »


Muckaty nuclear waste plan dumped!

After an eight year struggle, and culminating in a legal challenge in the Federal Court, Muckaty Traditional Owners forced the Federal Government and Northern Land Council to drop their ill-concived plans for a nuclear waste dump at Muckaty, north of Find out more »

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Ochre Green 2014 Territory Environment Conference, Workshops & Awards

The Ochre Green 2014 Territory Environment Conference, Workshops and Environment Awards were held from 5-7 June 2014 at the Function Room on Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin. Read the closing statement! The events provided an exciting forum for Territorians to be Find out more »


No NT Nuclear Waste Dump

National Indigenous Television Special: Uranium, Friend or Foe? In August 2014 NITV ran an important televised debate forum featuring leading voices in the Australian uranium and nuclear industry debate, and its impacts on Indigenous communities. You can watch it here: Find out more »