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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

CEO Diane Hood is pleased to announce that during the first sitting of the third Council, Cr Adrian Dixon from Laramba was elected President and Cr Warren Williams from Yuendumu, Deputy President. Congratulations to both Councillors. 
The June 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 staff and execuitive of Central Desert Regional Council are delighted to welcome an entireley Indigenous Council consisting of seven new Councillors, three women and the youngest woman ever elected in our region at just 22 years of age.  Read all about it via our press release. 
The NT Electoral Commission advised today that the following Central Desert Region constituents have nominated for Council. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order according to their Ward, attached.As there are two nominees and only two vacancies in the Akitjere Ward, there will not be an election in this ward.  Both nominees will be elected to Council without contest.All other vacancies will be...