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The Anmatjere Local Authority (LA) allocated money to have solar lights installed in the three communities that make up Anmatjere: Pmara Jutunta, Nturiya and Wilora.

Over the last two weeks the communities have been lit up with the installation of five new solar lights per community.

LA members and residents had highlighted ten dark areas...

 A community engagement meeting was held by NT Health on 26 August in Ti Tree, supported by Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) and local police.

 It was attended by Central Land Council (CLC) representatives, Anmatjere community residents and local clinic staff. It included a barbecue with drinks and fruit held in Carter Haines Park.

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 The August 2020 edition of the Central Desert News is out now! You can view it by opening the attachment below.

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The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Community Development Program (CDP) started the 2021 financial year upbeat, despite a challenging operating environment posed by the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic. Staff attended an in-house training session at the start of July, centred on engaging everyone in the program’s journey through the difficult pandemic time in the financial year...

Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) decided to celebrate NAIDOC week on the original dates in July rather than in hot November like the rest of Australia.

 On Tuesday 7 July in Nyirripi, Ben Gallagher, Traditional Owner, dressed in traditional attire for their event and provided some education to the people who attended.

Ben and several other...

 Monday 6 July is a day off work for Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) staff due to the NAIDOC week celebrations. And even though the rest of Australia has postponed the celebrations until November CDRC have decided to go ahead with the celebrations on Tuesday 7 July. The weather is perfect for it this time of...

NAIDOC Week is from 5-12 July this year, and Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) are celebrating with an Art competition. The theme this year is ‘Always was, always will be’ and your artwork should be based the theme. Entry is open to residents of the communities of CDRC.

 NAIDOC Week is from 5-12 July this year, and Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) are celebrating with a flag raising ceremony in each community at the Council office on Tuesday 7 July. It starts at 10am in each community except Yuendumu where it starts at 12pm.

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National Reconciliation Week runs from 27 May to 3 June, 2020.

To celebrate, Indigenous Events NT is holding a Photo competition with the theme from National Reconciliation Week – In This Together.

They want you to...

 New band equipment was purchased by the Anmatjere Local Authority (LA) that will be used for discos that are an approved funded LA project. The discos have been postponed due to the Corona virus, and they will have everything in place ready to go when physical distancing laws have been removed.

 The discos will be run by Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC)...

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