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The latest news and events from the 10 Deserts Project

Private Land Conservation Conference Adelaide 8-10 October 2019

Private Land Conservation Conference Adelaide 8-10 October 2019

November 19, 2019

Andrew Minyardie (chair 10DP steering committee) and Peter See (general manager 10DP) attended PLC19 on behalf of the project. At the conference they met up with Indigenous rangers from the new Oak Valley ranger team as well as representatives of a number of APY Indigenous protected areas (IPAs) and Sally Scales, the APY chairperson. Thanks […]

Kumirrki Rangers

Kumirrki Rangers

November 19, 2019

The Kumirrki women rangers have previously worked on country, but during the 2018-19 financial year, the ranger team soared to new heights with the help of the Paruku rangers, 10 Deserts Project funding as well as support from Kimberley Land Council (KLC), World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Indigenous Desert Alliance (IDA). The Kumirrki rangers […]

Warlu Committee Meeting 22-24 October 2019

Warlu Committee Meeting 22-24 October 2019

November 19, 2019

The Central Land Council’s Warlu (fire) Committee Meeting 2019 was held in Murnkurru-Murnkurru Gurindji Dagaragu Rangers and attended by the Muru-Warrinyi Ankuul Tennant Creek Rangers, Walpiri Rangers from Yuendemu, Willowra and Nyrripi, North Tanami Lajamanu Rangers and Dagaragu Rangers. Senior men and women traditional owners also attended the meeting over the three days. Paddy Doolak, a […]

Largest gathering of Indigenous desert rangers in Australia – Uluru, 5-7 November 2019

Largest gathering of Indigenous desert rangers in Australia – Uluru, 5-7 November 2019

November 1, 2019

Media release The 6th annual Indigenous Desert Alliance (IDA) Conference will bring together Indigenous desert rangers from across five states and territories to the red heart of the Australian desert, Uluru, Northern Territory. The conference is being held at the Voyages Conference Centre, Yulara, Uluru from 5 -7 November 2019, with over 300 Indigenous rangers and stakeholders […]

Indigenous organisations collaborate on feral camel control in the central desert

Indigenous organisations collaborate on feral camel control in the central desert

June 27, 2019

The Central Land Council (CLC) recently completed feral camel control work in remote central Australia areas in conjunction with the 10 Deserts Project (the project). Mr Peter Donohoe manager – land management, CLC said, “Over 1000 camels and other feral animals were removed in an area covering over 27,000 sq kms area after consultation with […]

A carbon story for the desert – exploring carbon reduction projects across Australia’s deserts

A carbon story for the desert – exploring carbon reduction projects across Australia’s deserts

June 27, 2019

Ever since the creation of a carbon methodology for the savannas of northern Australia, land managers further south have wondered about a carbon story for the deserts. Now the 10 Deserts Project will rigorously test whether a corresponding methodology could be developed for Australia’s arid zone. Mr Peter See, general manager 10 Deserts Project stated, […]

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