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.

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Talking Water: The Past, the Present; and what Future?

Nov 23, 2021

The Talking Water campaign is working to create a more secure water future for Alice Springs.

DKA Stories

Vale, Harold James Furber

Nov 16, 2021

A joint statement from the Desert Knowledge Precinct.

Arraty Areyel: Looking Straight

Oct 07, 2021

A painting symbolising the significance of Codes 4 Life's work, created by former Project Officer Wayne Scrutton.

Alice Springs conference hosts over 150 participants

Sep 30, 2021

The 2021 Knowledge Intersections Symposium witnessed 39 presentations that shared knowledge of benefit to the central Australian community.