Who is DKA?

Desert Knowl­edge Aus­tralia (DKA) is a not-for-prof­it statu­to­ry cor­po­ra­tion of the North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry, estab­lished in 2003 to encour­age learn­ing, socioe­co­nom­ic devel­op­ment, research, and envi­ron­men­tal sus­tain­abil­i­ty in Cen­tral Aus­tralia. DKA is com­mit­ted to devel­op­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties to build a stronger and more con­nect­ed desert and remote Australia.

About DKA

DKA’s pur­pose:

  • Demon­strat­ing the val­ue of desert and remote Australia.
  • Con­nect­ing peo­ple, knowl­edge and opportunities.
  • Look­ing to the future.

DKA’s focus areas include:

  • Renew­able Energy
  • Desert Lead­er­ship
  • Dig­i­tal Innovation
  • Desert Research

View all DKA activities.

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Latest Story

In Pictures: Desert Knowledge Precinct Tour

Sep 07, 2020

desertSMART EcoFair in pictures: the Precinct takes part in Central Australia's premier science and sustainability event.

DKA Stories

Straight Talk: “I was born to do this”

Aug 21, 2020

Codes 4 Life Project Officer Wayne Scrutton shares his journey with the program.

A clean and connected energy future for Alice Springs

Aug 14, 2020

Lessons learnt during the Alice Springs Future Grid project will directly inform Australia's clean energy transition.

DKA Hosts Their Excellencies, General the Honourable David Hurley and Mrs Linda Hurley

Aug 10, 2020

Desert Knowledge Australia was honoured to host His Excel­len­cy the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, and Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley, at the Desert Knowledge Precinct.