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In recent strategic planning sessions, the Community Services Directorate has been exploring ways to provide culturally safe services that recognise the benefits of intergenerational interaction to promote community wellbeing.  The premise is that an integrated intergenerational model is the most effective way of delivering better “cradle to grave” services.  It is envisaged that an integrated model will...
Many of Council's services were put under strain and/or interrupted as a result of the heavy rain event that occurred in December and January across the entire region.All of Council's roads were closed at some stage which is unprecedented in Council's eight year history. Council's Works staff worked long and challenging hours to ensure road safety by assessing and monitoring road damage and closing and...
Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics  Media Release  3 March 2017  Following an extended period of rain and flooding, assessments are underway to determine the repairs needed on the Tanami Road.The Tanami Road is the most direct route from Alice Springs through to Western Australia and the Kimberly, and provides access to a number of Aboriginal communities, pastoral properties and The...
Council has welcomed the recent announcement by the Chief Minister Michael Gunner that Engawala and Lajamanu will be among the first communities to benefit from the Northern Territory Government's "Room to Breathe" program.These two communities will have additional living spaces built into existing homes."Our communities all experience significant overcrowding," President Dixon advised.  "The room to...
The Central Desert Regional Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified and experienced consultants to design, develop and deliver a workshop to upskill frontline workers in managing community safety and wellbeing. Specifically, the workshop will be focussed on first responses to child abuse and neglect, family and domestic violence and elder abuse.Please see the attached document...
At its January 25th Council meeting, an amended budget was adopted by Council.  The amended budget is available from its Regional Council Plan area and also below.This notice is provided in accordance with s128 of the Local Government Act, 
The December 2016 edition of the Central Desert News is out now. In this edition there are stories about what's happening on community such as presents from Santa, Aged care trips, gaining confidence through and sport and much more. You will also read about how the water usage is declining in Yuendumu and how the community is encouraging eachother to use rubbish bins. Follow this link to see the newsletter...
The NT Keep Australia Beautiful campaign is actively promoting water conservation through their annual awards and in November, it recognised Council’s Yuendumu Works crew for their ongoing efforts. In 2015 Council sought to get on board with water conservation and partnered with Power Water Corporation (PWC) to install smart metres across Yuendumu. The smart metres allow PWC to identify and track leaks. ...
The Central Desert Regional Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified and experienced consultants to assist in the development of a “Doing Business in the Bush” Workshop.The aim of the workshop is to increase the awareness and understanding of interested remote Indigenous residents about enterprise development in their communities.Please see the attachment below for more...
Fantastic news for our eastern communities with the successful completion of the new internet connectivity project.The project, which was generously supported by Regional Development Australian NT, uses wireless microwave technology to provide high speed connectivity to remote communities.  The project has been undertaken by Matt James from Distant Curve.The Council's eastern communities of Atitjere and...

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