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Atitjere News

Over the past few weeks all staff members in Atitjere have been able to request and gain access to the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) network.  They no longer need to fill in paper timesheets as the crew are undertaking Tech One training, the software that CDRC uses.Staff are able to enter the information on their time cards directly into Tech One, cutting out the need to enter timesheet data into...
Community Safety Patrol and Sports and Recreation staff attended in-house training and an Applied Suicide Intervention Training (ASIST) course in Alice Springs over the dates of 27, 28 and 29 November. The in-house training was centred on developing staff’s understanding of their roles as public servants and council values, developing staff’s commitment to council’s service charter, a presentation of the...
The Atitjere basketball court toilets were vandalised in early 2017, rendering them unusable.The Atitjere Local Authority funded a project to repair and renovate the toilet block.  That project is now complete with the added benefit of motion activated solar lights that have been installed to each toilet by the Atitjere Works team. The renovation of the toilets started with the installation of stainless...
The Central Desert Regional Council’s (CDRC) Atitjere works crew erected a new PowerWater Corporation (PWC) Water Usage Sign in October.  It has been located between the Council Office and the Atitjere Store to try and capture everyone’s attention.  Every month PWC send the community water usage data to CDRC and our Essential Services Officer updates the meter accordingly.“This is part of our role in...
Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) have introduced new staff Values Awards, which we’re aiming to implement every six months. These awards are for staff who have demonstrated the Council’s values as exemplars (serving as a model or ideal example of the value) and they must be nominated to win.The CDRC values are: Strong and good leadership, Teamwork, Accountability, Integrity, and Respect, and these...
The December 2019 edition of the Central Desert News is out now! You can view it below or open the attachment below.Do you want to receive the newsletter by email?  Please subscribe to our newsletter and media release mailing list by clicking subscribe on the right hand side.
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...
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...
 The Central Desert Regional Council, together with the Northern Territory Government have released the Regional Visitor Experience Master Plan for the East MacDonnell and Plenty Highway Region.The Master Plan is expected to shape investment in the region for the next 10 years.
The staff and execuitive of Central Desert Regional Council are delighted to welcome an entireley Indigenous Council consisting of seven new Councillors, three women and the youngest woman ever elected in our region at just 22 years of age.  Read all about it via our press release. 

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