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On Friday 13 September, Ti Tree School celebrated 50 years of education.There was a large turn out of town and community members as well as visitors to the school’s Golden Jubilee program, with music by Music NT, stories from former and current staff and students, a visit from Scott McConnell MLA member for Stuart, a BBQ lunch and of course a cake.Ti Tree School was founded on 9 September 1969 with four...
 Softball NT held the 2019 Northern Territory Softball Championships in Alice Springs on the weekend. The Laramba Kangaroos were in pool A, and got off to a bit of slow start, losing three games on Saturday and winning their last. They kept the winning rhythm going on Sunday, winning their final pool game that saw them come third in their pool. They then faced off with Alice Springs 2 who were also third...
The September 2019 edition of the Central Desert News is out now! You can view it here or open the attachment below. Do you want to receive the newsletter by email?  Please subscribe to our newsletter and medial release mailing list by clicking subscribe on the right hand side.
Softball Championship in Ti Tree.The Central Desert Regional Council held a successful softball competition in Ti Tree on Wednesday, 14th August. The women from Laramba and Pmara Jutunta played off to determine who would go on to play in the NT Championships in September.The players took ownership of the game and had their own community members officiate and played with a spirit of fairness.Big...
Youth and Communities contracted workers to repair the Atitjere Recreation Hall in June, fixing some dangerous problems.The Rec Hall had electrical problems, holes in the veranda ceiling exposing fibrous insulation and a rotting floor in the bathroom/laundry. The contractors rectified these problems by replacing lights, removing loose wiring, removing the vinyl and reinforcing the toilet/laundry floor...
June was a big month for the Central Desert Regional Council Works team in Yuelamu. Along with rolling out new bins to the community, which are now all consistently the same colour community wide, the fantastic crew installed four new solar lights, which was a Granite Mines Affected Area Aboriginal Corporation (GMAAAC) project. They achieved all this while still delivering core services to the community...
Check out what the Central Desert Regional Council works crew and the Community Development Program in Laramba have been up to. The Local Authority decided to have new fencing around the park, and now it looks great!The new fence goes around the park in the centre of the community, so the whole community can enjoy a nice area to sit and have community barbeques.Demonstrating what can be achieved with...
Previously, the Yuelamu Rec Hall was flooded every time there was big rain and had to be temporarily closed. With the new repairs Youth and Communities commissioned in June, this will be a thing of the past. Contractors have landscaped the area around the building to direct water away from it, with new down pipes. There will be no more big clean-ups necessary and the Rec Hall can run as usual when it rains...
The March 2019 edition of the Central Desert News is out now! Do you want to receive the newsletter by email?  Please subscribe to our newsletter and medial release mailing list by clicking subscribe on the right hand side (this will open a new window).
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...

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