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Welcome to the Central Desert Regional Council


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

Central Desert Regional Council's Youth Sport and Recreation program are current recruiting volunteers for their Christmas School Holiday Program.  Volunteers will be based in one of Central Deserts' remote indigenous communities.  Previous experience working with youth is preferred.  Accommodation and some travel are covered.  Please see the attached flyer or call the YRS team on 08 8958 9554.Applications...
Council held a Special Meeting on Monday 30 July 2018 to adopt the Regional Plan for the period 2018 to 2022. Supporting the Regional Plan and providing more detail are Community Plans for each of Council’s communities and a detailed Service Plan.
Council’s Fees and Charges for the 2018/19 financial year can be found here.
The ordinary Council meeting that was scheduled for Lajamanu on Wednesday 31 May 2018 will now be held in Alice Springs.  The meeting will commence at 9am in the Council Chambers at 1 Bagot Street.  More information can be obtained from the Governance team by telephoning 08 8958 9522.