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


View all DKA activities.

More Info

Latest Story

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.

DKA Stories

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.

Michael Liddle: Eight Years of Desert Knowledge

Jun 12, 2021

Codes 4 Life Manager Michael Liddle has marked eight years at Desert Knowledge Australia (DKA).

DKA launches new program to support Indigenous enterprises

May 10, 2021

DKAccelerator is a new program to support the development and growth of First Nations enterprises in Central Australia.