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 Monday 6 July is a day off work for Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) staff due to the NAIDOC week celebrations. And even though the rest of Australia has postponed the celebrations until November CDRC have decided to go ahead with the celebrations on Tuesday 7 July. The weather is perfect for it this time of year and the Council has its COVID-19 plans in place. The celebrations will happen on each...
NAIDOC Week is from 5-12 July this year, and Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) are celebrating with an Art competition. The theme this year is ‘Always was, always will be’ and your artwork should be based the theme. Entry is open to residents of the communities of CDRC.
 NAIDOC Week is from 5-12 July this year, and Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) are celebrating with a flag raising ceremony in each community at the Council office on Tuesday 7 July. It starts at 10am in each community except Yuendumu where it starts at 12pm. Don't forget that Monday 6 July is a day off for all CDRC staff.
National Reconciliation Week runs from 27 May to 3 June, 2020.To celebrate, Indigenous Events NT is holding a Photo competition with the theme from National Reconciliation Week – In This Together.They want you to take a photo that shows what reconciliation looks like to you and to upload it to https://www.indigenouseventsnt.com.au/photo-competiton. You could win an IPad.
Billy Briscoe, a Laramba indigenous man, has been acting in the Community Services Coordinator (CSC) role for several months. It was intended Billy would be mentored to step into the role by an on-the-ground manager, however this has not been possible. Billy has embraced the higher level of responsibility and is achieving key goals in Laramba, such as traffic management and rubbish reduction. Council...
 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 reckon is the best / happiest place in your community.   1ST- $200.00 2ND - $100.00 3RD - $50.00 4TH -$25.00 WIN VOUCHERS TO YOUR COMMUNITY STORE COMPETITION...
 The April 2020 edition of the Central Desert News is out now! You can view it by opening 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 of this page. 
 The National Basketball League’s 3×3 Big Hustle Northern Territory State Championships were held on Sunday 23 February, with 120 players participating in the event including the Laramba Ladeez. This style of basketball pits three players on each team against each other. The Laramba Ladeez faced Cannons in the first open women’s round. The team went in to their first game filled with confidence, having...
The Imparja Cup 2020 finals took place on Wednesday 5 February, and although rain hampered the start of the tournament, the 2020 Imparja Cup successfully finished.The men’s team from Yuelamu finished in 8th place overall after losing the 7th v 8th final to ‘Brothers in Arms’. Brothers in Arms batted first and made 119 and in reply, Yuelamu made a very respectable 89.“The men were thrilled with their...
Central Desert Regional Council community members are currently in Alice Springs for 2020 Imparja Cup, which runs from 1 – 6 February. The men are represented by Yuelamu and women are represented by Laramba.Despite rain delays, the touring teams have attended a number of events throughout the first half of the trip including Captains Briefing, Barefoot Ceremony, one game for the men and the Indoor...

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