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The recent heavy rainfall of 260mm in Engawala caused minor flooding including blocking the access road. Once the water went down the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Engawala Works Team got to work cleaning up the road to make it a smooth crossing.

 

 

Main photo: The Engawala access road, with Waite Creek flowing across it...

Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) communities held their Christmas parties this December in the lead-up to the big day.

Yuelamu had their Christmas party on 11 December. Attendees were from Childcare, Agedcare and the Municipal team. They had a spread of cold salads with ham, smoked turkey and roast chicken, along with a Christmas sponge cake with fresh...

 Lhere Mparntwe (Todd River) is flowing after a good amount of rain fell in Alice Springs.

Good rain has fallen on the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) communities as well. North of Alice Springs, the rain is steady and there are sporadic parts where there is...

The 2020 Southern Cup Basketball Tournament saw Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) represented by a men’s team from Engawala on the weekend.

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On Monday nine Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) staff undertook a mock trial event for their final unit of Certificate IV Work Health and Safety (WHS) in the Alice Springs office. It took place in the lunchroom upstairs, with the presiding judge Rob Wallace, the trainer from Balance HR and Municipal Training that delivered the training.

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This weekend the Engawala Men’s basketball team will represent Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) at the 2020 Southern Cup Basketball Tournament in Alice Springs. They will compete alongside teams from all over Central Australia in the two day tournament held over the weekend at the Alice Springs Basketball Stadium. The competition involves playing games of 5X5 (five a side) as well as 3X3 (...

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

In this edition:

- Customer Satisfaction Survey results

- New Councillor

- New Aged Care Facility in Atitjere

- Local Authority projects

- Laramba win NAIDOC week softball competition

- 2020/21 Year planner

- and much more!

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Thank you to everyone that answered the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) survey questions last week. The feedback is being reviewed and will be tabled at the next CDRC Ordinary Council Meeting.

Photo: Sonsee (left) and Carmen (right) survey Maria...

NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC Week is celebrated by all Australians and is a great opportunity to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

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The CDRC Customer Satisfaction Survey is happening next week.

Council staff will be in your community to ask residents questions about Council services.

The dates for each community are:

Yuendumu and Willowra - Tuesday 10/11.

Nyirripi, Lajamanu, Atitjere and Yuelamu - Wednesday...

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