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Welcome to the Central Desert Regional Council

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Welcome to the Central Desert Regional Council's website.

The Council is located in Central Australia and covers an area of approximately 283,000 square kms.  The Council itself is relatively young as it was formed in 2008 through the amalgamation of a number of small community councils.  The Council and staff would like to invite you to browse our website and find out more about our organisation and communities.

News from the region

The September edition of the Central Desert Newsletter is out now.  In our newsletter this quarter you can catch up on the Yuendumu Sports Weekend, Harts Range Bush Sports Weekend, some great work around the Council Region plus updates on other exciting events.  Follow this link to see the newsletter as an online document or click the icon below.Do you want to receive the newsletter by email?  Please...
The Yuendumu community is celebrating its 2 year anniversary of peace thanks to the extraordinary efforts of the Yuendumu Mediation and Justice Committee and the Yuendumu residents.Yuendumu’s ability to build & maintain peace after 3 years of interfamily conflict is a success story worth telling.With the support of the Central Desert Regional Council and funding through the  Department of Prime...
Central Australia’s three Councils are rolling out very successful landfill upgrades in remote Aboriginal communities. Central Desert, MacDonnell and Barkly service 31 remote Aboriginal communities across the southern half of the NT (a bigger area than NSW), covering around 15,000 people. Each community has a wheelie bin collection service for household rubbish, using rubbish trailers and compactor trucks....
Yuendumu Community held its 51st Anniversary of the Yuendumu Sports Weekend this Picnic Day long weekend. People travelled for hundreds of miles to be part of the competition. Several ongoing events and programs were scheduled for the long weekend these included football, softball, basketball, battle of the bands, kid’s athletics, dance competition, disco and gospel reading.  About 20 communities and more...