About Us

Desert Knowledge Australia identifies and develops key local and national programs, networks and partnerships that contribute to a better future for desert Australia.

Desert Knowledge Australia is a Statutory Corporation of the Northern Territory Government, with a national and international mandate.

Our Vision

A harmonious, sustainable and prosperous future for all Australia's desert people.

Our Purpose

To bring about change to sustain and enhance the lives and livelihoods of all Australia’s desert peoples.

Connect:

Better social, business and change outcomes through access to information and know-how, and through collaboration and partnerships.

Change:

Innovation and development of approaches that change and improve how things are done.

Grow:

Greater capacity of desert peoples and organisations to respond to challenges and create opportunities.

What we do

We enable people and organisations to achieve positive change by:

  • Connecting people and organisations and building collaborations for impact.
  • Innovating high impact change programs.
  • Growing desert capacity and voice.

To find out more read our Strategic Plan 2012 - 2017.