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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...
Robert Robertson, Team Leader of the Yuendumu Mediation and Justice Program, has just been accepted into the First Circles Remote Leadership Program that will see him working with those at the highest level of the Northern Territory Government. The First Circles Program focuses on engaging Indigenous leaders across the Territory to bring new voices to the conversation and help build the next generation of...
The March 2016 edition of the Central Desert News is out now. In this edition there is information about our new induction DVDs in Central Desert languages, partnerships with organisations such as Arid Edge Environmental Services and Boral Asphalt, capital works upgrades to aged care services across the region thanks to the Department of Health, and a focus on the Mediation and Justice Program. Follow this...
Central Desert Regional Council is well on track to finish refurbishments of all 43 Nyirripi community houses by the end of June, with 27 fully finished and 4 more at 80% completion. Council continues to meet its contractual targets each month, including 30% of total hours completed by Indigenous workers, as required by the NT Department of Housing Stronger Futures NT program.“This is a great example of...
It is with great pleasure that Central Desert announce that Sandra Peckham has been elected unopposed as Central Desert Regional Council's newest Councillor to represent the Akityarre Ward.The Akityarre Ward covers the community of Atitjere and surrounding stations and outstations.The vacancy occurred due to the resignation of Cr Louis Schaber. Cr Schaber has left the Council due to health issues."I am...

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