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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.“...
AFL Central Australia Division 2 Premiers, the Laramba Cowboys, have added their name to the list of Central Australian football clubs making a commitment toward addressing family violence issues, by implementing its own Domestic Violence Action Plan (DVAP).The Cowboys follow their Anmatjere neighbors the Ti Tree Roosters, AFL Barkly Premiers Sporties Spitfires and the Central Australian FC Redtails, as...
On 24 November the Regional Waste Coordinator, Michael Davis, and Yuendumu Field Officer, Kasman Spencer, gave a presentation at the International Conference on Asbestos Awareness and Management in Brisbane. Michael and Kasman talked about our progress so far at our Yuendumu Asbestos Program where we have identified old landfill areas around the community where asbestos is part-buried. We are now fencing...
Long serving Northern Territory councillors have been honoured for their dedication and commitment to their local community.  Fifty-four councillors from seven councils were acknowledged with long service awards honoring contributions of 10 years or more at the recent Local Government Association NT general meeting including four Councillors from Central Desert Regional Council.  LGANT President Damien...
Senator Dean Smith, WA Minister for Transport Dean Nalder and NT Minister for Transport Peter Chandler together with a group of State and Territory transport officials joined the Shire of Halls Creek and Central Desert Regional Council on a trip down the Tanami Road last week to see for themselves what a difference sealing the road would make.The group met representatives of the mining, tourism and...
The Atitjere community is located 215 km from Alice Springs along the Plenty Highway.  Nestled at the base of the Harts Ranges, Atitjere is home to some 460 people. Atitjere has the following services:* School and crèche    * Aged Care Service    * Police station    * Remote Health clinic    * Central Land Council office    * Regional Council office    * Shop (including fuel)    * Takeaway food    Council'...
Local Authority nominations are now open for Atitjere, Engawala, Lajamanu, Laramba, Nyirripi, Willowra, and Yuendumu. Nomination will close at 9:00am, 18 November, 2015. For more information please see your Community Services Manager.Local Authorities Local Authority members will be a link between their community and the Central Desert Regional Council. Community members and anyone living in or around the...
Please be advised that the Council adopted a budget amendment on the 9th October 2015 that impacted on the following services:1. Local Road Maintenance;2. Aged and Disability Services;3. Children's Services (School Nutrition);4. Outstation Services;5. Community Development Program (formerly RJCP);6. Road Upgrade and Construction;7. Capital Project Management; and8. Revenue Growth.The budget amendment...

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