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The latest news and events from the 10 Deserts Project

Meet our new 10 Deserts Project partners

May 22, 2020

The 10 Deserts Project has two new partners – the Yanunijarra Aboriginal Corporation and Country Needs People. The Yanunijarra Aboriginal Corporation (YAC) are the project’s first ‘associate partner’.  YAC manage a team of rangers, who carry out conservation and land management work and they are developing a tourism management strategy for their part of the Canning Stock Route. […]

10 Deserts Project COVID-19 update

10 Deserts Project COVID-19 update

April 10, 2020

The 10 Deserts Project (10DP) team are constantly assessing the progress of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the implementation of our project activities. During this difficult time, as we try to navigate the impact the virus has on our day to day lives, our focus remains on supporting traditional owners and minimising the […]

Indigenous fire management editorial

Indigenous fire management editorial

March 12, 2020

It’s been a long and difficult summer for much of eastern and southern Australia, with the horrific bushfires devastating cultural values, communities and ecosystems. The effects of this fire season are likely to be felt for generations: from the early spring fires that burnt the mountain rainforests of south-east Queensland, to the largest forest fires […]

Fire team set for exciting 2020

Fire team set for exciting 2020

March 12, 2020

10DP fire management officers have made a great started the year. In conjunction with traditional owners and desert rangers, the team have produced a  seasonal fire calendar for desert regions (above).  The calendar provides information on general trends across the desert country, which can be used in each of the desert areas to start the […]

APY Lands approved feral camel management

APY Lands approved feral camel management

March 12, 2020

The 10DP recently provided support to the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands executive to carry out feral camel removal operations. Over six days in late January, more than 5,000 feral camels were humanly culled to reduce the damage that they were causing to cultural sites, the environment and the community infrastructure, and to address the […]

Building momentum for regional Indigenous tourism

Building momentum for regional Indigenous tourism

March 6, 2020

World Indigenous Tourism Summit 6-9 April, Perth The 10DP will support desert groups to attend the World Indigenous Tourism Summit in Perth. The summit, which was scheduled to take place from 6–9 April, is postponed until 2–5 November 2020 due to Covid-19. The summit will be a great opportunity to: keep building the momentum around desert tourism […]

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