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 The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Community Development Program (CDP) team in Yuelamu have started the month of November off with a bang.The men have been working together to improve the roads in Yuelamu by filling in potholes and gaining skills that may help them to get jobs.Main picture: Richie Morton, Maitland Nelson and Raymond Leo hard at work.At the last funeral in town Nick Muirhead, CDP...
 Michael Wehr of Lot 19 cleaned up first prize in the Engawala Tidy Yard Competition in September, ran by Central Desert Regional Council. The winning property is pictured.The Police Officers from Harts Range gladly accepted the challenge of being the judges. They were very impressed with how tidy the small community of Engawala is.Second place was awarded to Diane and Maureen Dixon of Lot 14 (CDRC...
The Yuelamu CDRC Municipal Services Team decided to give the Yuelamu office an upgrade. Our Works crew removed the garden beds at the front of the Yuelamu office and installed new ones using tyres from our Landfill, incorporating recycling into the new look. They planted drought resistant natives with lawn seed sewed into the verges to help with dust oppression. The result has been fantastic and the...
Residents at Wilora, some 55km north of Ti Tree in the Central Desert region, are taking the initiative for working and projects in their community.After Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) installed a new kitchen in Wilora in August for the Community Development Program (CDP), it is being used to run the CDP Health and Nutrition program for Wilora.It took local CDP participants two days to set it up,...
The 2018-19 Central Desert Regional Council Annual Report has been sent to the NT Minister and is now available. You can read it here or download a copy of the attachment below. Over the last year the Council has faced a number of challenges including a continued reduction in operational funding, ongoing cost shifting from other tiers of government and changes to significant funding agreements.  Despite...
Joe Marshall of Lajamanu has become the newest councillor in the ward of Northern Tanami in the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC).The Northern Territory Electoral Commission (NTEC) held a by-election in September after the previous councillor, Norbert Patrick, resigned. Mr Patrick was also the Deputy President, and the Council has now made Cr Warren Williams the new Deputy President.“I would like to...
On 4 September, the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Willowra Works team began construction on the Granites Mines Affected Areas Corporation (GMAAC) funded West Side Park in Willowra, a community located 340km north-west of Alice Springs.The construction includes shade shelters and seating for over 30 people.“These parks will increase the liveability of the community, which aligns with goal three of...
The Engawala Works team Eric Tilmouth, Bruno Tilmouth, Terry Drover and Zoe Groves, coordinated by Neville Unicomb, have been very busy. They have finished three shade structures for the softball field, put up a PowerWater water usage sign and are waiting on a couple of signs to finish Engawala’s traffic sign project. Well done, Engawala Works crew! See attachments for more photos. 
The Central Desert Regional Council's Governance team wants you to Keep Your Workplace Clean, in this video as part of October's National Safe Work Month. It was part of the CDRC's short film competition to promote National Safe Work Month this October 2019.
Wayne Porter in Nyirripi wants to Stop Workplace Bullying in his video as part of National Safe Work Month. He was part of the Central Desert Regional Council's short film competition to promote National Safe Work Month this October 2019.

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