Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) community members will travel to Alice Springs next week to compete in the 2021 Imparja Cup Cricket Carnival, which runs from 15 - 19 February. The men are represented by Anmatjere and women are represented by Laramba.
Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) communities held their Christmas parties this December in the lead-up to the big day.
Yuelamu had their Christmas party on 11 December. Attendees were from Childcare, Agedcare and the Municipal team. They had a spread of cold salads with ham, smoked turkey and roast chicken, along with a Christmas sponge cake with fresh cream. The staff enjoyed their lunch provisions sitting around the table telling yarns in language. Main photo: the Yuelamu Christmas cake.
Lhere Mparntwe (Todd River) is flowing after a good amount of rain fell in Alice Springs.
Good rain has fallen on the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) communities as well. North of Alice Springs, the rain is steady and there are sporadic parts where there is water over the Stuart Highway (with a gentle current – for now) from approximately 2 kms before the Laramba turnoff, until Aileron. The Tanami road has been closed due to flooding.
On Monday nine Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) staff undertook a mock trial event for their final unit of Certificate IV Work Health and Safety (WHS) in the Alice Springs office. It took place in the lunchroom upstairs, with the presiding judge Rob Wallace, the trainer from Balance HR and Municipal Training that delivered the training.
This weekend the Engawala Men’s basketball team will represent Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) at the 2020 Southern Cup Basketball Tournament in Alice Springs. They will compete alongside teams from all over Central Australia in the two day tournament held over the weekend at the Alice Springs Basketball Stadium. The competition involves playing games of 5X5 (five a side) as well as 3X3 (three a side using half the court).