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

On Friday 4th April 2014, Central Desert Regional Council appointed their very first Local Authority.  The community of Nyirripi recently held its Local Authority elections on community; during the lead up and nomination period there was great interest from community members to become a part of the Local Authority to provide a voice for their community. This resulted in a fantastic turn-out on the day...
Central Desert Regional Council CDRC has been invited to speak on the establishment of national workforce standards for local government according to CEO Cathryn Hutton.The focus is on sharing Central Desert's work on local government standards which can be rolled out nationally.  Director at CDRC, Edward Fraser who will be speaking at the national conference highlighted their is potential for...
“A new School Attendance Policy adopted by the Central Desert Regional Council will help improve school attendance.” So says Regional Council President Adrian Dixon.  The Central Desert Regional Council has passed a new Policy that will help create an environment where it’s easier for families to get their kids ready for school.Mr Dixon said that the Council is committed to improving educational...