The Central Desert Shire Council is currently looking for submissions and feedback on its draft 2013/2014 Shire Plan. “This is a big picture plan, it tells the story of what we want to do, what we hope to achieve over the next year” said Shire President Adrian Dixon . “It belongs to everyone in the Central Desert region. All the residents and the workers have played their part in this plan being put together.”
The Shire Council also wants to make sure that the services that we are providing continue to be of a high standard. But we are also always on the look
The Council is extremely pleased to be named a RJCP Provider. The RJCP (Remote Jobs in Communities Program) is an Australian Government initiative which introduces significant reforms to employment, participation and community development services in remote Australia to help more people get into jobs and participate in their communities and to better meet the labour needs of employers. From 1 July 2013, Job Services Australia, the Disability Employment Service, the Community Development Employment Projects (
The Northern Territory Government is undertaking a review into local governance arrangements in the NT. The NT Government has indicated its committment to delivering a stronger local voice and improved services in regional and remote areas of the Northern Territory.
ICTV would like to invite you to the official launch of its dedicated full-time service – Channel 601 on VAST. The launch will start at 5pm, Thursday 18th April 2013 at Yuendumu, 300kms north-west of Alice Springs.
PAW Media & Communications are co-hosting the event which will include traditional dancing, a community BBQ, local bands and a screening, via the VAST service, of the award winning documentary ‘Coniston’.
For further information or to rsvp to this event, please contact ICTV on 08 8952 3118 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Defending Central Desert Shire Softball Champions, the Yuelamu Eagles, are gearing up to defend their title. More than twenty talented young women took to the training track last week in their first step to the NT Championships in Darwin.
Last year the Eagles won the Central Desert Shire Championship before winning their Territory wide division in Darwin.
The competition will be hotter this year with teams from Yuendumu, Nyirripi and Willowra all entering the competition.
The March 2013 edition of the Central Desert News is out now. Download the newsletter to find out more about the high hoopin' drama at the Ti Tree and Laramba basketball finals, the excitement of the Australia Day AFL matches in Lajamanu and other great events around the Shire. Previous newsletters are also available from http://centraldesert.nt.gov.au/newsletters