subscribe help donate join

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


A Port in a storm: A huge win for ECNT as the Port Melville approval is overturned by the Federal Court

ECNT Media Release: A Port in a storm 22 October 2016 Media Statement, Saturday 22 October 2016 A port in a storm:  A huge win for ECNT as the Port Melville approval is overturned by the Federal Court The Environment Find out more »

Port Melville Court Order 22 October 2016

Port Melville Court Order 21 October 2016

Northern Pipeline – Make a Public Submission NOW!

The proposed Northern Gas Pipeline project, if built, would have significant and lasting impacts upon the environment and communities in the NT. The most significant impacts associated with this proposed development include an unsustainable level of water extraction from groundwater; Find out more »

NT Election Environmental Scorecard 2016

Are you wondering where the major parties stand on the environment? It’s time to have your say this election! Our Top End environment faces huge challenges – the unique Territory landscapes, plants, animals and lifestyle that we love are under Find out more »


A call to strengthen protection measures to adequately protect creek catchments sent to 46 NT election candidates from the ECNT CreekWatch Project. At the Meet the Creeks Forum on 18 June, 2016, thirty-five local participants gathered to visit, learn and Find out more »

Fracking literature survey with NT focus

Pauline Cass published a Literature Review entitled “What environmental, social, and economic impacts will hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for shale gas have on the Northern Territory?” on 10 May 2016. PCass Fracking Review  

Questions raised over water allocation and potential impact on health of waterway

MEDIA RELEASE Date: 13/5/16 QUESTIONS RAISED OVER WATER ALLOCATION AND POTENTIAL IMPACT ON HEALTH OF WATERWAY The Environment Centre NT and the Australian Marine Conservation Society today question the Territory Government’s decision to allow what appears to be an over Find out more »

ECNT condemns Tollner’s scare campaign on Bayview development

10 May 2016 Yesterday, the Environment Centre NT welcomed the decision by Labor to oppose the next stage of Bayview development. Today, Lands and Planning Minister David Tollner claimed in a press release that there will be a “massive compensation Find out more »

ECNT Welcomes Labor Opposition to Bayview development

The Environment Centre NT welcomes NT Labor’s announcement that they would not support the proposed Bayview Boulevarde development. The ECNT Director, Ian Harris said: “This is a win for common sense; In this day and age essential ecosystems such as Find out more »

Onshore Oil and Gas Development in the NT

PRESS RELEASE Onshore Oil and Gas Development in the NT 19 March 2016 The Northern Territory’s peak non-profit environmental body, the Environment Centre Northern Territory, is highly sceptical that our NT government agencies are ready to implement and monitor an Find out more »