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 HolidaysInstall 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 LtdInstall 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 TracksInstall 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 NTPurchase 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 AustraliaInstall 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 KakaduInstall 11 new customised waste bin collection points to improve the pre-sorting of recyclables and promote environmental awareness. $25,000.00
Magnum Serviced ApartmentsInstall 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 LarapintaInstall solar technology upgrades to four Trek Larapinta camps.$12,790.91


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