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The Yuelamu Local Authority were relieved and pleased by Power and Water's announcement that a solution has been found for Yuelamu's ongoing water issues.  At their meeting on Thursday 8 September Power and Water outlined their plans to install a dual reticulation system to all houses in Yuelamu.  This system will see a single tap in each home providing safe drinking water.The installation of the new...
The Central Desert Regional Council is proud to be associated with the 2016 Harts Range Bush Sports Weekend being held over the Picnic Day weekend in JulyAugust (30 July - 1 August).  The weekend sees a huge range of family entertainment including stockhorse races, rodeo, gymkhana, sports events including running races, novelty races for kids, lizard race, ladies cow tail toss, high jump, tug o war and...
The June 2016 edition of the Central Desert News is out now. In this edition there is news about a host of improvements across the region, including new homes for Nyirripi, new parks, wood-fired ovens, road refurbishments and mobile hotspots. There is also exciting news showcasing some achievements of Community Safety Patrol assisting with improving school attendance, the GTNT Apprentice of the Year and...
Central Desert Regional Council has now officially completed the SFNT Nyirripi Housing Upgrade contract for the NT Department of Housing. A total of 43 houses were fully refurbished and handed back to the community over a ten month period. Residents are extremely happy with the results and with the process, and have really appreciated the opportunity to be engaged as paid employees and trainees throughout...
The Council's 2016/17 Regional Council Plan was adopted at a Special Council meeting today.  The plan can be downloaded from the Council's webpage and is also available for inspection at Council offices.The regional council plan is mindful of the priorities of its various communities, these priorities include:A continued focus on animal management including finalisation of the animal management by laws;...
Councillor Norbert Patrick (Northern Tanami Ward) was been re-elected as the Council's Deputy President for a third term.  Cr Patrick has been a Councillor since the Council's formation in 2009 and has served as both President and Deputy President previously.  Cr Patrick thanked the Councillors for their continued support.  "I am committed to ensuring that there is good communication between Council and...
DUE TO SORRY BUSINESS THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED  Central Desert Regional Council’s final handover of the Stronger Futures Northern Territory Housing Refurbishment Program at Nyirripi will occur on Monday 30 May, 2016.   The Council will be handing over the last of the 43 houses commissioned by the NT Department of Housing to receive major upgrades in the community.   To celebrate this significant...
The Council has drafted a Regional Council Plan and budget for 2016/17.  The Regional Plan includes information about:- the programs, projects and activities that the Council will undertake in coming financial year- how Council will fund its budget including information about changes to general and conditional rates.The Draft 2016/17 Regional Council plan and associated documents can be downloaded via this...
Central Desert Regional Council recently completed a major upgrade to floodways and damaged road sections along the main Nturiya Road with assistance from the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements Program.Council's indigenous staff were closely involved with the contractors throughout the project and gathered to celebrate with the Nturiya community.President Adrian Dixon, Councillor James Glenn...
It is with regret that we inform you that one of our former Councillors passed away early Saturday morning after an extended illness.On behalf of the Councillors and all Council staff, we offer our condolences to his extended family. Our thoughts are with them all.Mr Schaber from Atitjere was a Councillor for several years, representing his community with distinction.Sorry business has commenced at...

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