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Desert Knowledge Precinct Tour

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  • Desert Knowledge Solar Centre
    475 Stuart Highway, Connellan NT 0870, Australia

Experience solar arrays and satellites, arts and culture, and learn about Indigenous land management on this guided walking tour.

The Desert Knowledge Precinct will be hosting a guided walking tour for the Alice Springs public. The event is part of desertSMART EcoFair, central Australia's premier science and sustainability event organised by the Arid Lands Environment Centre.

The tour begins at the DKA Solar Centre with:

  • a Welcome to Precinct
  • a renewable energy engineer discussing the Solar Centre’s purpose, data and the science behind it.

Then visit the Precinct’s partner organisations for short presentations from:

    • Centre for Appropriate Technology (satellite ground stations)
    • Desert Knowledge Australia (DKA’s history and purpose)
    • Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (arts, culture and land management)

Meet at the Desert Knowledge Precinct’s visitor carpark at 3pm.

A program timetable will be updated soon.