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Welcome to the Central Desert Regional Council

Hello and welcome

Welcome to the Central Desert Regional Council's website.

The Council is located in Central Australia and covers an area of approximately 283,000 square kms.  The Council was formed in 2008 through the amalgamation of a number of small community councils.  The Council and staff would like to invite you to browse our website and find out more about our organisation and communities.

EAST MACDONNELL & PLENTY HIGHWAY VISITOR MASTER PLAN

The Central Desert Regional Council, together with the Northern Territory Government have released the Regional Visitor Experience Master Plan for the East MacDonnell and Plenty Highway Region.

The Master Plan is expected to shape investment in the region for the next 10 years.

News from the region

Youth and Communities have upgraded the Engawala Basketball court with a new concrete floor inside the caged area and surrounding it. This will significantly reduce dust and associated breathing problems, and make the space more useable for the Sport and Recreation program.The project was possible thanks to funding from CAYLUS that was repurposed for the project.“This project wouldn’t have been completed...
President of the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Adrian Dixon along with CEO Diane Hood opened the first Flexi overnight respite centre in Ti Tree on 3rd July 2019.The facility has two separate wings, one for men and one for women. It will significantly increase the capacity for overnight respite care for residents across the communities of the Central Desert Region.In her speech, Ms Hood thanked...
When you visit a Central Desert community on business we would like you to please: - Tell the Council Service Manager (CSM) at least one week before your visit why you want to come (where practical), what you plan to do, who you would like to see, how long you plan to stay and what help you would like.Check again a day before you come in case something unforeseen has happened, for example sorry...
                     Central Desert Regional Council presents its draft 2018-22 (Year two) Regional Council Plan (which includes our 2019/20 Annual Council plan and budget) for public Comment until close of business 3rd July 2019. A copy is available on our website at  www.centraldesert.nt.gov.au  (About Council / Regional Plan) or at our Office at 1 Bagot Street, Alice Springs.Please email  all...