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Park News

A collage of images of the Alice Springs Desert Park

Media Releases

View current media releases and news stories from Alice Springs Desert Park and Parks and Wildlife Commission of the NT.


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Desert Park Celebrates Red Centre Birds 30 September 24Kb
Dusky Grasswren Chicks on Display at Desert Park
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21 September 47Kb
Enjoy the Starry Skies at Desert Park’s Astronomy Night 17 August 47Kb
Protecting Our Threatened Species 15 August html
Sturt Desert Pea Enterprise Grows Literacy and Numeracy 3 August html
Discover Your Desert Park This Picnic Day
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27 July 48Kb
Desert Park to Host Native Garden Walks
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25 July 47Kb
School Holiday Discoveries at the Desert Park
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29 June 48Kb
Desert Art at the Desert Park | Image (274KB) 30 May 48Kb
Warren H. Williams Live at the Desert Park | Image (388Kb) 5 May 48Kb
Desart in the Park | Image one (112Kb) | Image two (99Kb) 20 April 46Kb
Alice Springs Desert Park Desert Farm Open Day 1 April html
Desert Park Workers Win Awards 31 March 45Kb
Rare Plant Species Discovered | | Image (69Kb)  21 March 47Kb
Red Centre Way West Macs Discovery Centre Opens 18 March html
Music in the Park 17 February 46Kb


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Desert Park Wins Blooming Award | Image one (292Kb) 9 December 25Kb
Twelve Days of Christmas at the Alice Springs Desert Park 6 December 25Kb
Desert Park Helps Guide YOUth LEADing Australia | Image one (117Kb) 3 December 29Kb
Alice Springs Desert Park Wins 15th Brolga Award 24 November 26Kb
24th Brolga Tourism Awards recognise first class experiences 20 November html
Desert Park Sharing Stories on Indigenous Employment 18 October 29Kb
Affordable Indigenous Art at Desart in the Park | Image (114Kb) 7 October 29Kb
Red Centre’s Feathered Residents at the Desert Park | Image (442Kb) 20 September 30Kb
Celebrate Threatened Species Day at the Desert Park | Image One (256Kb) | Image Two (133Kb) 31 August 38Kb
Keeping our Critters off the Critical List 25 August html
Endangered Species Finds New Home at the Desert Park | Image 1 (295Kb) | Image 2 (295Kb) 8 July 30Kb
School Holiday Fun at the Desert Park Image 433Kb 18 June 32Kb
Blues and Folk Music in the Park 16 June 30Kb

Alice Springs Local Selected for International Opportunity Image 174Kb

4 May 26 Kb
Desert Park Achieves Advanced Ecotourism Accreditation Image 56Kb 15 April 24Kb
Youth Week Inspires Rare Chance for Career Experience 6 April 24Kb
Desert Park is full of Cracking Critter fun these Holidays 26 March 28Kb
A Unique Experience at DesArt in the Park 22 March 24Kb
Warren H. Williams Performing Music in the Park 1 March 24Kb
Beneath Clouds Film Night at Desert Park 22 February 34Kb
Recent Rains Bring Desert Park to Life Image 67Kb 27 January 30Kb


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Festive Holiday Fun at Alice Springs Desert Park 21 December 26Kb
ASDP Guide Wins Noteworthy Award Image 98kb 8 December 26Kb
Christmas Trees Grown At Alice Springs Desert Park 2 December 98Kb
Experience ‘Another World’ at the Desert Park Image 756kb 16 November 28kb
Newborn Bilby at Alice Springs Desert Park image 226kb 6 September 26kb
The West Macs are Alive with the Sound of Music Image 254kb 6 September 26kb
Star Gazing at Alice Springs Desert Park 16 September 26kb
Desert Bird Week at Alice Springs Desert Park Image 175kb 11 September 25kb
Spotlight on Threatened Species at Alice Springs Desert Park Image 364kb 3 September 25kb
Spectacled Hare-wallabies Find New Home at Alice Springs Desert Park
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9 July 21Kb
Most Outstanding Tourism Apprentice at Alice Springs Desert Park
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24 June 29Kb
Explore the Desert Park these School Holidays 19 June 37Kb
Alice Springs Desert Park Goes Musical 30 April 83Kb
Celebrate Easter at the Alice Springs Desert Park 31 March 83Kb
Alice Springs Most Outstanding Apprentices & Trainees (GTNT) 23 March 33Kb
Youth Week at the Alice Springs Desert Park 23 March 28Kb
Share Our Stories - Ancient Cultures (Ad Feature - The Age) March 429Kb
Share Our Stories - Desert Dwellers (Ad Feature - The Age) March 454Kb
Exploring Desert Evolution for Charles Darwin Day 6 February 89Kb
New E-Cinema Technology at the Alice Springs Desert Park 7 January 83Kb



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Junior Rangers Camp Out Amongst Desert Wonders 17 December 124Kb
Desert Park Going Cold This School Holidays 12 December 75Kb
Alice Springs Desert Park Collects More Brolgas 1 December 72Kb
Recognising the Northern Territory's Top Tourism Operators 29 November html
Free Community Carnival at Alice Springs Desert Park 10 November 28Kb
Wedge-tailed Eagles Release Into Wild 10 November 72Kb
Emus and Quandongs: Recipe for Success? 31 October 884Kb
Enjoy an Evening Under the Stars at DesArt in the Park 25 September 29Kb
Great Fun for Territory Families During the Upcoming School Holidays 19 September html
Northern Territory Leads the Way in Sustainable Tourism 16 September html
Music in the Alice Springs Desert Park 15 September 34Kb
Alice Springs Desert Park – A Great Place To Visit 1 September html
HMAS Arunta Sailors Visit Alice Springs Desert Park 26 August html
Alice Springs Desert Park Creates Bush Tucker and Medicine Garden 25 June 32Kb
Mulga Walk Adds To Alice Springs Desert Park Visitor Experience 2 May html
DesArt in the Park 13 March 111kb
Watercolour Exhibition at Albert Namatjira Gallery 21 February 108Kb
National Youth Week at ASDP 19 February 31Kb
Lost in the Desert for 135 Years but Found Alive 6 February 123Kb



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Alice Springs Desert Park wins top Tourist Attraction 19 November html
Free Big November Night at Alice Springs Desert Park 19 November 29Kb
History made at the Brolgas 17 November html
DesArt in the Park 15 October 29Kb
Territory Teens Win Cameras 8 June 37Kb
ASDP Apprentice Guide Wins GTNT Trainee of the Year Award 22 May 41Kb
International Agents Discover Alice Springs 16 May 258Kb
Employee Returns from Desert Adventure 1 May 37Kb
ASDP Bird of Prey Trainer Returns from USA 24 April 36Kb
Tjanpi Desert Weavers at the Alice Springs Desert Park 20 April 35Kb
Photograph “Life in the Desert” as Part of National Youth Week 17 April 37Kb
Desert Adders at the Alice Springs Desert Park 13 April 35Kb
Australia’s Easter Bilby on Display at the ASDP 5 April 38Kb
DesArt in the Park 28 March 34Kb
Help celebrate 10 years of Achievement at the Desert Park 23 March 91Kb
Free entry to Wildlife Park for foster carers and kids 23 March 77Kb
NT Researcher Daydreams of Eden 8 February 51Kb
Anthony Molyneux to Attend IAATE Conference 2 February 48Kb
Desert Adventure Awaits Jodie Clarkson 1 February 55Kb
ASDP Welcomes New Experience 30 January 35Kb
Dolphin Trainer Joins Alice Springs Desert Park 5 January 35Kb



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Alice Springs Desert Park Wins Brolgas 4 December 55Kb
Premiere promotes best of Red Centre 1 December 76Kb
Desert Park Awarded First Central Australian NGIA Accreditation 1 December 45Kb
Alice Springs Desert Park launches new daily schedule 30 November 55Kb
Desert Park Reptiles Star in upcoming BBC Production 15 November 43Kb
Free Entry to Desert Park for Big November Night 9 November 42Kb
Alice Springs Desert Park Visitor Survey 6 October 58Kb
DesArt at the Desert Park 2 October 47Kb
Pedal Between the Parks 25 September 48Kb
German leaves World Cup behind to work in Australia 19 June 51Kb
Millennium Seed Bank 12 Month Collection Target Reached 14 May 35Kb
New Territory Passes for Desert Park 20 April 91Kb
Alice Springs Desert Park Enjoys IPAM Success 19 January 39Kb
Alice Springs Desert Park Gains ROC Accreditation 23 December 44Kb
NRETA Wins Big at This Year’s Equity and Diversity Awards 28 November 35Kb
Alice Springs Desert Park’s Motorised Scooters A Rolling Success 22 November 41Kb
Big November Night At The Alice Springs Desert Park 16 November 37Kb
Cinnamon Quail-thrush 11 October 34Kb

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