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Welcome to the Central Desert Regional Council

Hello and welcome

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 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

Congratulations AGAIN, to the Chilren's Services team who opened their second Childcare Centre in Nyirripi on Wednesday 21 March, 2018.  Around 50 adults and children celebrated the event with face painting, jumping castles, dancing with Milpa and a healthy lunch. CEO, Diane Hood commented on the many postive outcomes that will flow from the centre's re-opening. Click on the link to read the full media...
Congratulations to the Chilren's Services team who recently opened the Yuelumu Childcare Centre.  President Adrian Dixon was on hand to cut the ribbon and commend the community on it's efforts to have this centre re-opened.  Read the full press release below and look for more pictures in our next edition of Central Desert News.
The December 2017 edition of the Central Desert News is out now! Follow this link to see the newsletter as an online document.   Do you want to receive the newsletter by email?  Please subscribe to our newsletter and medial release mailing list by clicking subscribe on the right hand side (this will open a new window).
The CEO and staff at Central Desert Regional Council wish to congratulate the 2017-2021 Council as duely elected at the August 26 Local Government election.  We welcome back five of our existing, very experienced Councillors.  We also warmly welcome seven new elected members and look forward to working with them.  Follow this link to find out who they are - Central Desert Election Results