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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...
The December 2015 edition of the Central Desert newsletter is out now. In our newsletter this quarter you can find out about our achievements over the past year including our new civil construction and childcare graduates and our first licensed childcare centre, among many others. You can also get a copy of the 2016 Year Planner.  Follow this link to see the newsletter as an online document Do you want to...
Central Desert Regional Council's 2014-2015 Annual Report is now available for download or online viewing via this link.Every year the CEO and the Executive identify the "hero story" for the year. It is a story or an event that makes us proud to be associated with the Council. This year the hero story belongs to Wayne from Willowra Aged Care. This is his hero story…Wayne Porter commenced employment with...
LGANT Press Release 10th December 2015 “It is extremely disappointing that Northern Territory submissions were overlooked in the second round of the Commonwealth’s National Stronger Regions Fund,” says LGANT President Damien Ryan.“Details of successful second round applicants were released this week and despite several excellent submissions from across the Northern Territory, none received funding.“...

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