Sustainability for Tourism Industry Grant

Nightsky Earth Sanctuary

Sustainability for Tourism Industry Grant

A total of 11 tourism businesses have received $261,298 in funding for projects to reduce their ecological and carbon footprint, benefit local community well-being and positively impact the Territory’s natural and cultural environment. With 7 projects in the Top End and a further 4 in Central Australia, the program will help to build the Northern Territory’s reputation as a compelling destination for sustainable travel.

Recipients include:

Earth Sanctuary     Undertake an independent sustainability audit and implement a zero waste initiative to further enhance carbon and sustainability outcomes. $10,785.00
Australian Walking Holidays Install composting toilets and solar panels at the four Larapinta semi-permanent eco camps and a solar system at the Alice Springs operating shed. $45,454.54
OBJ Adventures     Install an electric motor run by lithium batteries to the OBJ Adventure boat. $5,000.00
Outback Spirit Tours Pty Ltd Install a solar system at Barramundi Lodge Arnhem Land to change from a diesel generator reducing the use of diesel fuel in remote NT. $50,000.00
Pyndan Camel Tracks Install rain-collecting gutters and supply system infrastructure to deposit rain water into rain-water tanks as part of a rainwater harvesting process. $5,000.00
ethical adventures NT Purchase and install a full networks of solar panels, lithium batteries and regulators for efficient energy use across the various touring components. $5,000.00
Venture North Australia Install a solar system at Cobourg Coastal Camp to change from current fuel generators. $45,450.34
Litchfield Tourist Park     Decommission the old septic tanks and install an environmental water treatment system including a planted evapotranspiration system. $50,000.00
Cooinda Lodge Kakadu Install 11 new customised waste bin collection points to improve the pre-sorting of recyclables and promote environmental awareness.  $25,000.00
Magnum Serviced Apartments Install 30 rooms with water saving shower heads, dual bins with recycling section and soap/shampoo/conditioner dispensers to reduce plastic waste. $6,818.18
Trek Tours Australia and Trek Larapinta Install solar technology upgrades to four Trek Larapinta camps. $12,790.91


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