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Need an idea for Easter that involves fun, family and friends then why not head to Aileron for the 11th Annual Aileron Bush Weekend on the 4th and 5th April 2015 Come and get amongst the cowboys and cowgirls as they battle it out in the extreme rodeo rough stock events. Try your luck in the notorious Mexican Donkey race. The Junior and Open Gymkhana will be held Saturday morning.An added feature for the...
What to do business with the Central Desert Regional Council?  The Council has launched it new electronic procurement portal through Tenderlink.  TenderLink is one of the largest online procurement systems in the Southern Hemisphere, and Australasia's central gateway for the advertisement and management of tenders and other business opportunities.By registering as a supplier with through the e-procurement...
The March edition of the Central Desert Newsletter is out now.  In our newsletter this quarter you can catch up on the events over the Christmas holiday period, find out what the Council is doing to repair the damaged roads from the rain, see what is coming up within the Council region and even get a look in at meetings happening over the year with the pull-out Council calendar!  Follow this link to see...
The Northern Territory Grants Commission will be visiting Central Desert communities from 23 - 27 March, 2015. The main purpose of this visit will be to discuss with Council and communities the funding models, population, and local roads within communities. The Commission will also discuss difficulties that are being experienced in providing services to communities and outstations. This provides the...
Central Desert Regional Council will review how it can deliver services to its remote Indigenous communities as it comes to grips with the Commonwealth's Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) funding offer.Over fifty percent of the Council's community services are currently funded by the Federal Government. The provisional advice from the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet is that we will receive...
The Willowra Local Authority nominations are now open. They will be open until 9:00am, 20 March, 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 community can nominate to be a Local Authority member. The previous...
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...

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