Knowledge Experiences

Corporate Knowledge Experience

Cen­tral Aus­tralia has unique knowl­edge to share and excit­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties to seize. DKA’s Knowl­edge Expe­ri­ences will help you build con­nec­tions, expe­ri­ence Abo­rig­i­nal cul­ture, and fos­ter lead­er­ship right here in the heart of Australia.

Learn­ing togeth­er on coun­try was an unfor­get­table experience.”

- Cath Brokenborough
Exec­u­tive Lead, Indige­nous Engage­ment and RAP

The Desert Knowl­edge Precinct in Alice Springs pro­vides facil­i­ties to host events, work­shops and con­fer­ences for groups of pro­fes­sion­als. We can intro­duce and sup­port busi­ness oppor­tu­ni­ties, engage in strate­gic facil­i­ta­tion, and con­nect peo­ple, knowl­edge and ideas in remote and region­al Australia.

The Cor­po­rate Knowl­edge Expe­ri­ence pro­gram is designed to allow for a trans­for­ma­tion­al com­pa­ny retreat where you can tack­le busi­ness chal­lenges and strate­gies with a fresh per­spec­tive, after expe­ri­enc­ing and learn­ing about Cen­tral Aus­tralian cul­tures, land­scapes and the desert environment.

Magnify Raff Rennie Tyson Carmody Lendlease

Lendlease exec­u­tives at Black­tank, an Abo­rig­i­nal fam­i­ly out­sta­tion north of Alice Springs.

Our Cor­po­rate Knowl­edge Expe­ri­ence pro­gram offers:

  • A wide range of expe­ri­ences and hands-on learn­ing activ­i­ties to pro­mote an under­stand­ing about the phys­i­cal land­scapes and socioe­co­nom­ic fac­tors in Cen­tral Australia.
  • The facil­i­ties and ser­vices you need to host a con­fer­ence, work­shop or team day.
  • Cul­tur­al immer­sion through talks, knowl­edge shar­ing, bush­walks, and spend­ing time on country.
  • Con­sol­i­da­tion of Rec­on­cil­i­a­tion Action Plans (RAP).

Pro­gram itin­er­aries are designed to last for either 2.5 or 3.5 days. DKA can also cre­ate a bespoke pro­gram com­posed around your learn­ing pref­er­ences, inter­ests and time­frames – just tell us what you’d you like!

Pack­age 1 (3.5 days)

This pack­age allows you to under­take a deep dive into your expe­ri­ence in the desert, and to apply these new learn­ings in con­text before you go home. You will under­take a jour­ney that’s been spe­cial­ly designed for you, from the ini­tial chal­lenge set­ting, to an overnight cul­tur­al immer­sion expe­ri­ence on coun­try, time to meet with com­mu­ni­ty lead­ers, and then a facil­i­tat­ed work­shop – and some free time to explore some of the many things Alice Springs has to offer.

Pack­age 2 (2.5 days)

This pack­age takes you out on coun­try to immerse you in an overnight cul­tur­al expe­ri­ence that works to open your hearts and minds to new oppor­tu­ni­ties. This is then fol­lowed by time to reflect through activ­i­ties on the Desert Knowl­edge Precinct and in Alice Springs, includ­ing a din­ner experience.

Down­load our Cor­po­rate Knowl­edge Expe­ri­ence Pric­ing and Itinerary.

To start the con­ver­sa­tion about your team’s Knowl­edge Expe­ri­ence, con­tact us at info@​dka.​com.​au or (08) 8959 6000.

1. What kind of cultural experiences or activities are available to us?
The package includes a Welcome to Country or Welcome to Precinct by an Elder, and tool-making or reflection activities. In the past, DKA has also organised a tour of the sacred sites and stories of Alice Springs led by Traditional Owners, smoking ceremonies, clapstick making, storytelling, and discussions on kinship systems, skin names, bush food and bush medicine. Let us know if there’s anything you’re interested in and we can tailor your experience to the cultural activities you prefer.
2. Can we spend some time out bush?
Of course! You can discover cave paintings, and then camp under the stars in swags by a campfire. Whatever your preference, we can make sure you go home with some red dirt on your shoes.
3. How long does the Knowledge Experience last?
Our programs are designed to last for either 2.5 or 3.5 days. Let us know if you would prefer an updated itinerary and we can tailor it to your requirements.
4. Can you run workshops for us?
Absolutely. The Knowledge Experience program is designed to be a transformational experience, and we have the in-house expertise for team-building activities and reflections on strategic business development ideas.
5. Can we arrange to meet people?
Let us know who you are interested in meeting, and whether you prefer private meetings or networking events, and we can connect you with the people and organisations of Central Australia.
6. Will we have free time for other activities of our choosing?
Absolutely! Alice Springs is a thriving hub of art, culture, events and adventure. We have included some free time in the schedule so you have a chance to explore an adventure of your choosing. DKA is happy to provide recommendations if you are unsure of which activity is right for you.
7. Do you provide catering, accommodation and transport?
Some catering is provided as part of the package, and we will arrange swags for camping if required. All other arrangements for accommodation as well as transport would need to be sorted out by your group. DKA can provide recommendations if you’d like. Please contact us for more information.
8. What sort of food will we eat?
To ensure you have a rounded and comfortable gastronomic experience, DKA has incorporated bush tucker platters, light lunches and satisfying dinners, and cocktail nibbles into your itinerary. You also have your pick of restaurants around the town whether you’re in mood for a traditional breakfast, cheeky pub lunch or healthy burritos.
9. How much does it cost?
We have different packages depending on your group size and duration of stay. Please see our pricing brochure or contact us for more information.