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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...
Central Desert Regional Council has been successful in securing funding for a new rubbish compactor for Lajamanu.  The grant received through the Northern Territory Government's Special Purpose Funding program will allow rubbish collection services to be undertaking more efficiently and with provide greater safety for local staff."It is vital to the council's ongoing sustainability that we continually...
President Adrian Dixon (pictured here with Minister McCarthy and Deputy President Patrick) and other delegates of LGANT met in Alice Springs today for the AGM.  At this meeting the Hon. Gerry McCarthy, Minister for Housing and Community Development announced an increase in the Operational Subsidy provided to regional councils and shires.   The Operational Subsidy is paid to the Territory’s nine regional...
The Council would like to congratulate the Department of Housing and Community Development for winning the Indigenous Project award in the Australasian IAP2 Core Values Awards for 2016 for its Remote Engagement and Coordination Strategy. The Council worked closely with the Department during the design of this strategy to ensure that it clearly reflected the needs of remote Indigenous communities.  The...
The 2015/16 Annual Report is attached below.  The document can also be viewed online via this link.I am very proud to present the Annual Report for 2015/16. Once again the Annual Report demonstrates the strength and achievements of the Council. These achievements would not be possible without the contribution made to the Council by its dedicated staff, Councillors and local authority members. The impact of...
"A total focus and commitment to improving the lives of people living in remote communities in the Central Desert region;" that's the primary aim of Central Desert Regional Council's recently published Family Wellbeing Strategy: It's Everyone's Responsibility, according to Council President Adrian Dixon."The Family Wellbeing Strategy is the culmination of months of discussions and planning and sets the...

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