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Central Desert Regional Council's Youth Sport and Recreation program are current recruiting volunteers for it's July School Holidays 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 for information and conditions on...
Council at its May meeting reviewed the Regional Plan for the period 2018 to 2022. This is now open for public comment and Council is seeking input to be emailed to Communications@centraldesert.nt.gov.au by Friday 29 June 2018. 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. 
Following a failed negotiation process with Australia Post, Central Desert Regional Council will no longer provide mail services to eight of it’s remote communities.  To date the Council has been subsidising this service.  Full details are available in the attached press release.
Central Desert Regional Council is proud to announce the next steps in the development of the East MacDonnell and Plenty Highway regions’ tourism master plan.  Central Desert Regional Council is leading the project which will shape investment in the region for the next 10 years. Read the full press release here.
Congratulations AGAIN, to the Chilren's Services team who opened their second Childcare Centre in Nyirripi on Wednesday 21 March, 2018.  Around 50 adults and children celebrated the event with face painting, jumping castles, dancing with Milpa and a healthy lunch. CEO, Diane Hood commented on the many postive outcomes that will flow from the centre's re-opening. Click on the link to read the full media...
Congratulations to the Chilren's Services team who recently opened the Yuelumu Childcare Centre.  President Adrian Dixon was on hand to cut the ribbon and commend the community on it's efforts to have this centre re-opened.  Read the full press release below and look for more pictures in our next edition of Central Desert News.
The December 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 CEO and staff at Central Desert Regional Council wish to congratulate the 2017-2021 Council as duely elected at the August 26 Local Government election.  We welcome back five of our existing, very experienced Councillors.  We also warmly welcome seven new elected members and look forward to working with them.  Follow this link to find out who they are - Central Desert Election Results

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