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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...
Central Desert Regional Council and the Northern Territory Electoral Commission (NTEC) advise that community members are invited to stand as a candidate for one (1) Councillor vacancy in the Central Desert Regional Council - Akityarre Ward.   Nominees should lodge their completed nomination forms as soon as possible with Daniel Teudt - Manager Governance or see Kerry Shervey - Council Services Manager,...
Please advised that on 5th February 2016, Council adopted a budget amendment.  The mid year budget review has allowed the Council to adjust its annual budget forecasts to more accurately reflect the anticipated income and expenditure for the remainder of 2015/16. In particular the mid-year budget review recognised the unexpended grants acquitted as part of the preparation of the annual financial statements...

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