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Councillors at the Central Desert Regional Council were counting their pennies today as the cost of repairs to the Council’s road network was presented.  The heavy rains during January have caused extensive damage to the Council’s 1,700km of roads.  “Most of our primary access roads have been heavily impacted” President Adrian Dixon noted.  “Council’s existing budget for road upgrades and repairs will not...
In the midst of the stories of water damage and destruction as a result of the extreme weather events in Central Australia over Christmas it is nice to hear a good news story once in while.  Certainly for the community members of Wilora this year's heavy rains were almost a non-event.  Thanks to work undertaken by the Central Desert Regional Council works team, flooding of the houses in Wilora is a thing...
The Council is undertaking an review of its electoral arrangements and is interested in your comments.  The review considers questions such as Council boundaries, the number of Wards in the Council and how the President is elected. For more information on this important review and to download the survey please click here - consultation period closes 30th of January.
The December edition of the Central Desert Newsletter is out now.  In our newsletter this quarter you can catch up on the CDRC Achievements 2013/2014, Laramba's great art works, Big win for RJCP, Council Delivers on Alyuen water and some great work around the Council Region plus updates on other exciting events.  Follow this link to see the newsletter as an online document or click the icon below.Do you...
The Central Desert Regional Council and theYuendumu Mediation & Justice Committee have been recognised for their greatwork in building Peace in Yuendumu at the 2014 Australian Crime and ViolencePrevention Awards in Canberra this week. The Council and the Mediation Committee were one of only 10 recipients nationwide who were awarded merit certificates that put them in the running for theoverall winner...
The Yuendumu Mediation and Justice Committee (YMJC) will provide a net saving to Government of in excess of $14 million dollars over the next 10 years, a new piece of independent research has found. Along the way it will contribute to saving lives, improving health, reducing crime and improving productivity.An Independent Cost Benefit Analysis of the Yuendumu Mediation & Justice Program was conducted...
The Council launched a NEW Regional Women's Basketball Competition with the first round of competitions between Nyirripi and Yuendumu.We are looking forward to a great event will teams from most Central Desert communities competitng for a chance to represent the region at the Tennant Creek Women's Basketball Championships on the 13th and 14th December. The Council is pleased to offer this competition as...
The Central Desert Regional Council was the proud recipients of its second "Tip Top Tip" Award at the Territory Tidy Towns Awards on Friday night.  The Lajamanu waste management facility is the second of Council's remote waste facilities to win the award after Yuendumu won it in 2013."The Lajamanu waste management facility is a perfect example of how regional waste facilities can be managed" President...
The Alyuen outstation is now able to receive reliable clean drinking water thanks to a project delivered by the Central Desert Regional Council and funded through the Northern Territory Department of Community Services.  The new bore and pipeline will deliver a consistent water supply to the Alyuen outstation, Aileron Roadhouse and Aileron Station homestead. For the past few years, Alyuen has been...
The Lajamanu Local Authority nominations are now open. They will be open until 9:00am, 31 October, 2014. For more information please see your Community Service Manager or call Daniel on 8958 9522.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 community can nominate to be a Local...

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