Elected Members

On 24 March 2012 the Central Desert Regional Council held a general election. The following are the elected members for the Central Desert Regional Council for its second term.

President Adrian Dixon

President
Adrian Dixon

Anmatjere Ward
PO Box 137
ALICE SPRINGS NT 0872
P 8956 8455 (Laramba)
P 8958 9507 (Alice Springs)
F 8956 8341
adrian.dixon@centraldesert.nt.gov.au

Deputy President Norbert Patrick

Deputy President
Norbert Jampijinpa Patrick

Northern Tanami Ward
CMB Lajamanu
KATHERINE NT 0852
P 8975 0886
F 8975 0988
norbert.patrick@centraldesert.nt.gov.au

Councillor Sandra Peckham

Councillor Sandra Peckham

Akityarre Ward
PMB 86
ALICE SPRINGS NT 0872
P 8956 9787 (office)
F 8956 9917
sandra.peckham@centraldesert.nt.gov.au

Councillor Elizabeth Bird

Councillor Elizabeth (Liz) Bird

Akityarre Ward
PO Box 8045
ALICE SPRINGS NT 0871
P 8956 9779
liz.bird@centraldesert.nt.gov.au

Councillor William Japanangka Johnson

Northern Tanami Ward
CMB Lajamanu
KATHERINE NT 0852
Comm 8956 8507
P 8977-1084 Tanami Downs
F 8975-1038 Tanami Downs
willy.johnson@centraldesert.nt.gov.au

Councillor James Jampajimpa Glenn

Anmatjere Ward
Ti Tree Community
PO Box 20
ALICE SPRINGS NT 0871
P 8956 9933
F 8956 9730

 

Councillor Benedy Bird
Councillor Benedy Bird 

Anmatjere Ward
Engawala Community
PMB 180
ALICE SPRINGS NT 0872
P 8956 9989
F 8956 9976

Councillor Marlene Tilmouth

Councillor Marlene Tilmouth  

Anmatjere Ward
Engawala Community
PMB 180
ALICE SPRINGS NT 0872
P 8956 9989
F 8956 9976

 

Councillor Georgina Wilson

Councillor Georgina Wilson

Southern Tanami Ward
LBO
ALICE SPRINGS NT 0872
P 8956 4000
F 8956 4070
georgina.wilson@centraldesert.nt.gov.au

Councillor April Martin

Councillor April Martin 

Southern Tanami Ward
PMB 224
ALICE SPRINGS NT 0872
P 8956 4820
F 8956 4920
april.martin@centraldesert.nt.gov.au

Councillor Cecilia Alfonso

Councillor Cecilia Alfonso

Southern Tanami Ward
LBO
ALICE SPRINGS NT 0872
P 8956 4000
F 8956 4070

Councillor Jacob Spencer

Councillor Jacob Jungarai Spencer 

Southern Tanami Ward

PMB 16
ALICE SPRINGS NT 0872
P 8956 8720
F 8956 8739
jacob.spencer@centraldesert.nt.gov.au

 

Member Allowances

In accordance with Section 200(f) and Section 71 of the Local Government Act, Central Desert Regional Council has declared the following elected member allowances in 2016/17:

Elected Member Allowances

Allowance

President

Deputy President

Councillors

Base Allowance

$73,125.37

$27,039.81

$13,151.83

Electoral Allowance

$19,247.18

$4,812.67

$4,812.67

PD Allowance*

$3,653.68

$3,653.68

$3,653.68

Max extra meeting allowance

-

-

$8,767.88

Total Claimable

$96,026.23

$ 35,506.16

$ 30,386.06

*The professional development allowance includes costs for travel, accommodation, meals and course or conference fees.

Extra meeting allowance has been established as $130 per meeting.

Local Authority Allowances

Local Authority Allowances are established by the Minister for Local Government.  On the 29 January 2016, the Minister set the allowances for Local Authorities based on revenue units as follows:

  • Chair, if eligible, 143 revenue units
  • other eligible members 107 revenue units.

The Department of Treasury and Finance has established the revenue unit for the period 1 July 2016 - 30 June 2017 at $1.15 per unit (rounded to the nearest dollar).

Allowance

Local Authority 
Chairperson

Local Authority 
Members

Revenue Units

143

107

Base Allowance per meeting

$164

$123

Scheduled 5 meetings per year

$820

$615

 

Register of Members Interests

Under section 74(2) of the Local Government Act, any member who becomes aware of a conflict of interest at any Council, local authority or committee meeting must declare a relevant interest. 

The CEO maintains a register of declared interests.  A copy of the register is available below in accordance with Section 200(g) of the Local Government Act.