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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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.

DKA Stories

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.

Codes 4 Life Financial Year 2020/21: A year-in-review

Aug 18, 2021

In FY 2020/21, Codes 4 Life hosted 10 workshops across six locations, with a combined audience of 143 Aboriginal men.

NAIDOC Week: A message from our Elder-in-Residence

Jul 09, 2021

A message from Harold Furber, Intercultural Elder-in-Residence at the Desert Knowledge Precinct.