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Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) held their Alice Springs Christmas party on the balcony of the Alice Springs Golf Club on 26 November. The event was attended by staff and Councillors, including acting CEO, Leslie Manda.

Staff enjoyed the outdoor nature of the venue, as the weather was lovely.

There was a Best Dressed competition...

Yuelamu has received nice rain over the month of November, resulting in fast growing thick green grass around the entire community of Yuelamu.

Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Field Officers have been working tirelessly over the past month cutting the fresh green grass for the community residents to have access to the available facilities in Yuelamu...

The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) office in Atitjere has a box especially for the disposal of face masks. Staff take the box straight out to the cardboard pit at the landfill for burning, with no risk of masks floating out from the landfill.

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Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) had a stall with a team presenting job seekers with job vacancy packs, taking them through Council’s Recruitment process and explaining Council’s work at the Alice Springs Jobs Fair, held on 16 November 2021 in Alice Springs.

The Job Fair was an event organised...

It has been over two years since Yuelamu represented Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) at the Southern Cup Basketball Tournament in Alice Springs. The competition happened on the weekend of 30-31 October and involved playing games of 5X5 (five a side) as well as 3X3 (three a side using half the court).

Supported by Central Desert Regional Council (...

The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Community Safety Patrol (CSP) participated in more Conflict Resolution Training last week. It was held by Troy Degenhardt of Northern Territory Alternate Dispute Resolution and is a follow on from the training event that was held in June.  The staff who have come on board since then, or who were unable to make it to the original event,...

At the end of October 2021, the Commercial Services team from Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) converged in Alice Springs for in-house training.

In one of the sessions of the training the team reviewed the upcoming changes to employment services in regional and remote Australia; particularly, Government’s decision to change the Community Development...

The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) 2020-21 annual report has been sent to the Minister for Local Government, Chansey Paech MLA, and is now up on the CDRC website. The annual report shows the progress CDRC has made against the Strategic Plan throughout the financial year and the CDRC annual financial...

The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Youth Sport and Recreation (YSR) team held a Yuelamu Halloween disco on Saturday 23 October as part of school engagement tool.

Entry to the event was based on school attendance and the kids created spooky masks which was part of the school curriculum. There was a best mask prize awarded however all kids received a small prize for participating.

“We...

 Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) was a finalist for the AANT Road Safety Award, part of the 2021 Northern Territory Community Achievement Awards.

 Congratulations to Nishantha Perera, Regional Manager Roads and Capital Projects, who received a certificate at the NT Community Achievement Awards ceremony on 22 October. He has the certificate proudly displayed in his office.

 This comes...

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