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Atitjere News

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...

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.


Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) have introduced new staff Values Awards, which we’re aiming to implement every six months....

The December 2019 edition of the Central Desert News is out now! You can view it below or open the attachment below.

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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...

Youth and Communities contracted workers to repair the Atitjere Recreation Hall in June, fixing some dangerous problems.

The Rec Hall had electrical problems,...


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.


The NT Electoral Commission advised today that the following Central Desert Region constituents have nominated for Council. 

Candidates are listed in alphabetical order according to their Ward, attached.

As there are two nominees and only two vacancies in the Akitjere Ward, there will not be an election in this ward.  Both nominees will be elected to Council without contest.

All other...

The nomination period for both Councillors and Local Authority members in the Central Desert Region is now OPEN.

Nominations will close on 3 August 2017.

Please see the video located...