News

Mine threatens Top End treasures

A new mine proposal threatens some of the Territory’s most precious places: the Roper River, Maria Island and Limmen Bight Marine National Park. These areas have outstanding natural and cultural values, are popular recreational fishing spots, and have great tourism opportunities. We cannot let this go ahead. Add your voice to stop this mine today.  

Love fishing?

Join us at the Darwin Boat, Travel and Leisure Show   Join us at the popular Darwin Boat, Travel and Leisure Show on the weekend of 19 - 20 August at the Marrara Stadium.   It’s a great event for those of us keen on fishing, boating and the outdoors. We’re going to be part of it, and we hope to see you there.  

Breaking news: We did it

The plan guiding the Northern Territory’s future economic development has just been released and, thanks to your support, protection of our unique coastal environment and lifestyle is included in the framework.

Marine and fisheries experts visit Darwin

Dr Daniely Pauly and Professor Jessica Meeuwig were in Darwin recently to talk to locals, decision-makers, and scientists to talk about marine conservation and fisheries.

In the news

The resounding community voice to Keep Top End Coasts Healthy is growing louder. Our ABC TV story last week showed Traditional Owners, divers, tourism operators, recreational fishers and former commercial fishers standing together calling for this Strategy to deliver strong management outcomes that will keep our Top End coasts healthy. Watch the story here.  

Our Film "Saltwater Secrets"

Saltwater Secrets, produced by award-winning filmmakers Bluebottle Films, explores our incredible Top End coasts, the threats they are currently facing, and the fishers, tourism businesses and local communities coming together to protect them. Saltwater Secrets is showing at various community events throughout the year. 

NT Economic Summit prime time to deliver on Coasts Election Promise

Safeguards to prevent permanent damage to vital coastal and marine areas are essential if the new Economic Development Framework is to avoid repeating past mistakes. The Keep Top End Coasts Healthy (KTECH) alliance said the draft Economic Development Framework is light on detail about how it will achieve growth opportunities while also protecting the environment and the Top End’s enviable lifestyle.

We Are Hiring!

Do you have a passion for the Top End? Is the unique coastal lifestyle of the Northern Territory important to you? Keep Top End Coasts Healthy is hiring, and is your chance to lead the delivery of the Keep Top End Coasts Healthy campaign!

Watch our film Saltwater Secrets now!

Saltwater Secrets, produced by award-winning filmmakers Bluebottle Films, explores our incredible Top End coasts, the threats they are currently facing, and the fishers, tourism businesses and local communities coming together to protect them.

Port Melville Federal Court Decision

The Federal Court has found that the decision to allow Port Melville on the Tiwi Islands to operate as a marine supply base should NOT have gone ahead without an environmental assessment.

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