If you'd like to be notified when media accreditation opens for 2020 click on the button below and add your name and contact details to the list. We'll let you know by email and text message when media information becomes available for the 2020 event.

Briefing & Disclaimers

Please note that as a part of the Tatts Finke Desert Race Safety & Environment Campaign it is compulsory for working media to be accredited if they wish to participate in the event.

All accredited media will be required to attend a briefing session to ensure they are fully briefed on all safety aspects of the race and will also be required to sign three disclaimers - examples are provided in links below.

Maps & Road Closures

Maps of the track and diagrams of the venues are available as a PDF download. These may be updated from time. A map of the track for use in Google Earth and other navigation devices is available as a KML download. These may be updated from time.

In previous years, there has been some access allowed to recovery crews and campers to travel beyond the Deep Well Checkpoint heading south. This will no longer be the case. See Media Release

Photographic Accreditation

Please note media applying for photographic accreditation will also be required to provide the following evidence in the form of a letter or Certificate of Currency written in English, from the Photographer's or Agency's insurer or insurance broker confirming that they have, or are covered by, public liability insurance of at least AU $10 million per claim covering his or her actions during event and the Occupational Health & Safety Policy of the photographer. Lack of a suitable policy will result in the non-issue or cancellation of any accreditation. Alternatively a copy of the photographers current CAMS Photographer Accreditation can be provided

Media Enquiries & Support

Please direct any enquiries for further information or support to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or

  • Betty - 0412457312
  • Samantha - 0410 360 800