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Projects

Learning, sharing & exchange

Building Capacity

Building the capacity of Indigenous people and organisations

The development of Indigenous land management organisations and the sector more broadly is a key project focus. This includes:

Indigenous Desert Alliance

The Indigenous Desert Alliance (IDA) aims to support Indigenous land managers to share information and innovation, develop regionally significant collaborative projects and advocate for investment in the desert region. The IDA is now an incorporated entity in its own right and plays a vital role in securing the future health of the desert and its people by:

The project provides funding for what is now the largest gathering of Indigenous desert rangers in the country – the IDA annual conference – as well as other annual IDA training camps and forums for Indigenous land management organisations and rangers to share learnings and identify priority issues for the network’s development.

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Climate change Supporting ranger teams Supporting ranger teams Learning, sharing & exchange Fire Management Fire management Feral camels Buffel grass Carbon and co-benefits Tourism Indigenous knowledge
"In traditional times there were no borders like now – no states and territories; no native title borders and different groups drawing lines. This project removes those borders so that we can work together to keep country and people healthy. It is an ambitious project that we are keen to do." Nyaparu Rose, Nyangumarta Warrarn Elder
10 Deserts Project steering committee member
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