Environmental Education

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    Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC)

    The Arid Lands Environment Centre investigates networks, informs, provides advocacy and acts on environmental and sustainable-development issues applicable to the arid zone.

    The Centre is involved in range-lands management, urban water & energy conservation, weed management, biodiversity conservation and waste minimisation.

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    Environment Centre NT (ECNT)

    The Environment Centre NT (ECNT) is the peak community sector environment organisation in the Northern Territory. We have been working hard to protect the Territory environment since 1983.

    ECNT is lobbying for a strong Climate Policy for the Territory, including a net zero emissions target by 2050 and a ban on shale gas fracking. ECNT advocates for protection of the uniqueTerritory landscapes and biodiversity. This includes through strong environmental legislation, including stronger laws for land clearing and mining rehabilitation.

    ECNT works closely with local community groups Climate Action Darwin, Waste Free NT and COOLmob. We are helping to foster sustainable communities by supporting and empowering the community members to take action.

    COOLmob

    COOLmob works with the Darwin community to help protect the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and water usage through improved home-energy efficiency, reduced car usage, reduced waste going to landfill and water conservation. Home and apartment building sustainability audits are conducted by COOLmob’s specially trained sustainability officers.

    Environment Centre

    Peak community-sector environmental organisation providing advocacy and policy development as well as conducting public media campaigns to raise community awareness of environmental issues and lobbying government on matters of environmental importance.

    Programs offered include Living Harbour, Safe Climate, Nuclear-Free Northern Territory, Green Living and Nature Territory which deals with land clearing & sustainable land-use. The Centre is also involved with government processes and submissions including environmental-impact assessments.

     

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    Environmental Defenders Office Ltd

    A community-based legal service practising in planning and environmental law and providing legal advice & advocacy on public-interest planning & environmental law for individuals and groups. The service also provides education for community groups and engages in law reform.

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    DarwinEDO

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    Jawoyn Association Aboriginal Corporation

    Jawoyn Association Aboriginal Corporation strives to improve the cultural, social and economic well-being of the Jawoyn people, while always caring for country. 

    We represent and support the Jawoyn people and country through our human services, land management, cultural and business enterprises.

    Emergency Relief

    Emergency relief is available in the form of food vouchers for indigenous singles and families in financial distress.

    Jawoyn Association Aboriginal Corporation

    Provides human services, cultural & land management programs and business enterprises for the Jawoyn people and indigenous people living on Jawoyn land. Land and parks management programs involve traditional burning techniques and feral animal control. The Corporation also operates as a regional development agency with a strong focus on economic development, enterprise development and the creation of employment opportunities. Business enterprises include Jawoyn Aviation and Nitmiluk Tours. Identification & preservation of cultural sites is also undertaken. The Corporation organises the Barunga Festival and operates the Manyallaluk Art & Craft Centre and the Ghumarn Culture Centre.

    Women’s Leadership Program

    An annual forum for indigenous women from the Katherine region to recognise and develop leadership opportunities.

    The Program also provides a forum under the auspices of the Banatjarl Strongbala Women Grup in which Jawoyn elders and elected representatives meet in alternate months, in their communities, to promote women’s leadership.

     

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    Julalikari Council Aboriginal Corporation

    Aged Care Services

    Provides aged care services. The service particularly assists Aboriginal elders.

    Child Care

    Child care is provided to assist families of infants and preschool children.

    Community Aged Care Packages (CACP)

    A support service for frail Aboriginal elders who require a range of care services in their own housing. Care provision is developed and monitored through case management to ensure support for those at risk of admission to residential care.

    Community Development Employment Program(CDEP)

    The program provides unemployed indigenous adults and young people 15 years old or over with employment placement and skills acquisition including accredited training and links to apprenticeships and traineeships. Employment projects and activities are chosen by local indigenous communities or distinct groups of indigenous people within a community. The training wage received by participants is equivalent to the appropriate unemployment benefit.

    Construction Workshop

    A housing maintenance workshop that also provides training for local indigenous people who wish to become employed as labourers.

    Disability Services

    Provides support and assistance for Aboriginal people withdisabilities.

    Home Makers’ Centre

    The Home Makers’ Centre is provided for local Aboriginalfamilies and individuals.

    Julalikari Remote Employment Service (JRES)

    The program provides referral to skills training for indigenous adults and young people 15 years old or over who are living in remote indigenous communities and seeking work or require additional skills to carry out their jobs.

    Land Management Unit

    The unit propagates plants in the Kargaru nursery for supply to people in remote indigenous communities and for sale to residents of Tennant Creek.

    The Land Management Unit also provides training for CDEP participants as well as weed-control services for remote indigenous communities and outstations.

    Mapu Alliance

    Earth-moving machinery is available for hire.

    Night Patrol

    Night Patrol, together with local police, provide a culturally aware program that works to prevent incidents of violence in the town.

    Support Services (HACC)

    Support services available for Aboriginal people who are frail aged, ill or have disabilities include a home & community care (HACC) program, a home-maker’s program, respite care and supported accommodation.

    Training & Employment Services

    The program provides skills training for indigenous adults and young people 15 years old or over who are seeking work or require further skills to carry out their role.

    Youth Development Program

    A drop-in centre providing sporting, recreational & educational activities for young people in the local community. Educational workshops include topics such as alcohol & drugs, health and families. The program also runs a residential program for children and young people 10 to 18 years old where they attend school then stay in safe-house accommodation overnight.

    A diversion program is also available where young offenders perform their community service with the centre.

     

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    Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services – Li’L Larrikins

    This program is broadcasted via YouTube and it covers the Li’L Larrikins who are a group of friends having big adventures and learning about natural hazards in a small outback town. In these videos you get to meet Amy, Trev and Jimmy as well as Maddy the Koala and Bob the dog as they learn all about how to prepare for and manage the dangerous bushfire season. Follow along as they teach about fire safety, emergency plans and preventative measures.

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    Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services – NTES Cyclone Briefing

    This program is a free cyclone briefing that can be offered to businesses, government agencies, community groups and high schools to help prepare Territorians for tropical cyclones in the NT. The briefing is a PowerPoint presentation that focuses solely on how to prepare, respond and recover from cyclones. DURATION: 30 minutes

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    Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services – NTES Flood Briefing

    NTES offers a free flood briefing to businesses, government agencies, community groups and high schools to help prepare Territorians for floods in the Northern Territory. The briefing is a power point presentation that focuses on how to prepare, respond and recover from floods. DURATION: 20 minutes

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    Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services – Paddy Program

    Paddy the Platypus visits schools and community events to teach young Territorians about how to prepare for emergencies, particularly floods and cyclones. NTES offers schools a free educational presentation for a classroom environment and a visit from Paddy.

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    Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services – Smart Sparz

    A school based fire safety program. The focus outcomes relate directly to promoting individual and community health with links to english, math, science and studies of society and environment.

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