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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

EOI - Audit & Risk Committee Chairperson (from July 2019 - August 2021) Expressions of interest are sought from suitably qualified and independent persons to fill the role of Chairperson on Central Desert Regional Council’s Audit & Risk Committee. The Audit & Risk Committee provides independent assurance and assistance to Council on audit, compliance, risk management, control, governance and...
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...
Atitjere ESO helping community and learning new skills.Shannon White, Atitjere community member and our Essential Services Officer has recently joined the Harts Range unit of the Northern Territory Emergency Services (NTES).  Shannon expressed an interest in volunteering for the unit back in July when the new Police Sergeant, Michael Wyatt, decided to restart the dormant unit.Shannon sought approval from...