Peter Murray was elected chair to the 10 Deserts Project steering committee in November 2020. He is the ceo of Yanunijarra Aboriginal Corporation based in Fitzroy Crossing, and manages the Warlu Jilaja Jumu Indigenous Protect Area and the Ngurrara working on-country ranger programs.
He is part of the Walmajarri group on Ngurrara part A of the Great Sandy Desert and assists communities to build capacity to function in a remote and isolated area.
Peter works with rangers to achieve their mission to look after country and his group is currently working on monitoring climate change and formulating adaptation strategies to reduce negative impacts on his country and people.
He works closely with the senior elders to pass on knowledge to young people while inspiring others to become leaders and role models within his community.