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 The recent flow of information around Covid-19 appears to have been received loud and clear in Atitjere.  Along with “Wash your Hands” and “Hygiene” posters Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) has also sent out a strong message about the importance of reducing the amount of rubbish lying around. 

  The community are cleaning up yards, bins were full and...

 The Office of Chansey Paech has decided to run a photo competition with remote communities to try and capture some positive stories and pictures of life out on country.

 Send in a picture to ELECTORATE.NAMATJIRA@NT.GOV.AU OR VIA FACEBOOK

 that you...

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

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The Atitjere office is promoting good health and hygiene practices in the lead up to flu season and in preparation of a possible Corona virus outbreak.  The TV screen which usually has community pictures displayed is currently running the SecureNT COVID-19 information slides.  The Council Office has plenty of information on display and has worked closely with the local Clinic to help...

 Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) has upgraded the lighting in the Atitjere office to comply with Work, Health and Safety and as an added bonus will cut the cost of lighting electricity usage by at least fifty percent. The old fluorescent lights were removed and new LED strip lighting has been installed. 

 “The quality of the light in the office is now...

 On Wednesday, 26 February, three Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Field Officers from Engawala participated in a unit of Certificate III in Local Government Operational Works. The unit of competency was ‘Plan and Construct a Conventional Fence.’

 The training is run by Balance HR Consulting,...

UPDATE: As of 4 February the Atitjere airstrip is open until notified otherwise.

Yesterday’s widespread rain and continuing good quality rain overnight in Atitjere is good news for the dry community. It has also prompted an Unscheduled Airstrip Inspection by the Central Desert Regional Council.  The overnight rain and persistent showers today has made the runway...

 

Christmas is just around the corner, and there have been parties to celebrate around the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) communities. Read on to hear about some of the communities' festivities.

 

 

 

 

Nyirripi

There was a quiet Christmas party at Nyirripi on Monday 9 December with...

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...

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...

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