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CDRC is an Employer of Choice 2021

Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) has been recognised as a Winner for Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2021. The Australian Business Awards for Employer of Choice recognises organisations that develop leading workplaces that maximise the full potential of their workforce through established policies and practices that demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention.

The Central Desert Regional Council is a unique, professional and friendly employer. We have remarkable employees, professional development and career pathways on offer.

The Council has a land area of approximately 282,000 square km and has nine Service Delivery centres located in the communities of Anmatjere (Ti Tree), Laramba, Engawala, Atitjere, Yuelamu, Nyirripi, Lajamanu, Yuendumu and Willowra. The region is brimming with beautiful landscapes and unique cultures.

The Council offers employees attractive employment conditions, including 6 weeks annual leave, plus 17.5% leave loading, 10.5% superannuation, generous personal, bereavement, cultural leave, salary packaging and study leave. Included financial benefits: rental packages, relocation expenses, flexible working conditions and compensation for remote living opportunities. These can assist you to achieve your personal goals as well as work/life balance.

CDRC is seeking applicants with knowledge, experience, enthusiasm, resilience and self-motivation. We are serious about finding and employing the right applicants, with the right skills, attitudes, and transferable skills.

For more information on the Council's selection and recruitment process please refer to our Council Policy.

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Enquiries should be directed to the People and Culture team at:


Phone: 08 8958 9515

Postal: PO Box 2257, Alice Springs NT 0871

  • All applications MUST include a resume and a response to the questions addressing the selection criteria.
  • A job description with the selection criteria can be found under the job listing.
  • For more details on addressing the selection criteria refer to our Selection Criteria Fact Sheet.
  • For more details on our total remuneration packages refer to our Remuneration Fact Sheet.

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