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Friends Of The Park

A collage of images of the Alice Springs Desert Park

About the Friends

The Friends of the Alice Springs Desert Park (Friends) are a group of people who volunteer some of their time in support of the Desert Park. Anyone who purchases a Territorian Pass can become involved.Picture of the Friends in action at the Park

The Friends assist the Park in many ways including seed collection, management of the many Park functions, fund raising, photography, delivering brochures and animal observation.

Friends are particularly active in fund raising to provide equipment and programs that are normally outside the Park’s reach. The Friends have produced a memento of the Park, My Desert Diary, the sales of which will help fund activities at the Desert Park.

Friends Executive

The Friends are managed by an Executive of the following people:

Chairperson: Vacant
Deputy Chairperson: Margo Trigg (Acting Chairperson)
Secretary: Alana Richardson
Treasurer: Lee Ryall
Public Officer: Helen Siganto
Committee Members Sinead Kerr
  Jasmina Muhic
  Thalie Partridge
  Alistair Stewart
Desert Park nominated representative Scott Pullyblank

Picture of the Friends in actionConstitution

The Friends are an incorporated association operating under a constitution (pdf 96Kb), which is available for download.

Contact Us

Postal Friends of the Desert Park
PO Box 1089
Alice Springs 0871
Phone (08) 8951 8788

Strategic and Business Plan

The Strategic and Business Plan outlines some of the work with which the Friends are currently involved. Perhaps you can assist somewehere? Please contact us on

Supporters of the Friends

We are keenly seeking additional sponsorship to assist us in developing additional services at the Alice Springs Desert Park. If you are interested in becoming a supporting partner please contact us on the email above.


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