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Atitjere Aged Care were the winners of the Central Desert Regional Council's short film competition to promote National Safe Work Month this October, 2020. This year the theme for the competition was “WHS through COVID-19” and the winning film showed the correct hygiene and physical distancing needed to keep safe from COVID-19 before entering an Aged...

With the recent rains the Sandover road to Engawala is now closed. The Tanami road from Granites Mine to the Lajamanu turn off is also closed.

All other dirt roads should be driven with care.

You can view the latest road conditions at roadreport.nt.gov.au/road-map

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To celebrate National Safe Work Month Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) General Manager People and Culture, Irenee McCreevy and Work Health and Safety (WHS) Advisor Carmen Hunter have begun roadshows to each community.

So far the team has been to Atitjere and Engawala and the staff there have been refreshing themselves on their entitlements and obligations, as well as talking about safety....

At the end of September Power and Water installed new LED lighting in the Atitjere power station generator shed.

“The old fluros were getting a bit tired and did not suit current Work Health and Safety requirements.  The transformation has been amazing.  The generator shed is extremely well lit now making our generator servicing easier and safer.  Along similar...

Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) is not just a Monday to Friday, nine to five organisation.  Its Essential Services Officers (ESO) are responsible for 24 hours, 7 days a week emergency response to all power, water and sewerage emergencies. 

“While you may have been having a quiet tea or coffee at home or watching the kids play their favourite sport this...

As the weather warms it pays to remember the importance of being alert when handling bins and other equipment around community. 

“Today whilst undertaking some routine maintenance on a bore compound I uncovered a juvenile Mulga snake curled up under a rubbish bin,” said Warren Kenney, the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Atitjere Community Services...

The Local Authorities (LA) in seven of the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) communities purchased either one or two 2000 litre water trailers to use at sporting events, sorry camps and other temporary events where drinking water is needed.

Yuendumu and Lajamanu bought two each and Atitjere, Yuelamu, Nyirripi, Laramba and Engawala bought one each.

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Monday 17 August saw the Atitjere works crew and Essential Services Officer (ESO) start their training for a Certificate Three in Local Government (Operational Works).  This course covers topics such as Work Health and Safety, Waste Management, Construction and Maintenance of Roads and more in-depth training on communication and the processes involved in working effectively in Local...

 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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Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) sponsored Sunday’s Family Sports Day at the Harts Range Races at the weekend. The CDRC Family Sports Day was well represented by Atitjere Community members with the Atitjere Ladies winning their heat in the Tug of War with the Plenty Highway Ladies winning the Tug of War final.  With the final being battled out by local community members it was very hard to pick a...

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