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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 of challenges including a continued reduction in operational funding, ongoing cost shifting from other tiers of government and changes to significant funding agreements.  Despite...
Yuelamu Childcare were the winners of the Central Desert Regional Council's short film competition to promote National Safe Work Month this October, 2019.The kids of Yuelamu are cleaning up safely in their video, "Never too young to learn work safety" as part of October's National Safe Work Month.
John Marshall and Mark Wilson have been busy at the Yuelamu Aged Care Centre and have done a fantastic job of concreting the verandah.“Thank you also for the other jobs you have been doing for Aged Care lately. Your hard work and dedication has really helped us to provide better service to our Community clients,” said Marlin De Silva, Aged and Disability Operations Coordinator – East. “We just wanted to...
June was a big month for the Central Desert Regional Council Works team in Yuelamu. Along with rolling out new bins to the community, which are now all consistently the same colour community wide, the fantastic crew installed four new solar lights, which was a Granite Mines Affected Area Aboriginal Corporation (GMAAAC) project. They achieved all this while still delivering core services to the community...
Previously, the Yuelamu Rec Hall was flooded every time there was big rain and had to be temporarily closed. With the new repairs Youth and Communities commissioned in June, this will be a thing of the past. Contractors have landscaped the area around the building to direct water away from it, with new down pipes. There will be no more big clean-ups necessary and the Rec Hall can run as usual when it rains...
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 vacancies will be...
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 here to find out the benefits of being on Council/Local Authority.To become a Local Authority member please fill out the form attached, for Council see the information below or speak to your relevant Council Services Manager on...
I am very pleased to advise that the Council formally appointed Ms Diane Hood to the role of CEO to the Central Desert Regional Council. The Council appointed Ms Hood after an extensive nation-wide recruitment process.The appointment of Ms Hood follows the decision by our current CEO Ms Cathryn Hutton to leave the organisation after seven years to take an extended holiday and spend more time with her...
The Central Desert Regional Council is proud to be associated with the 70th Harts Range Bush Sports Weekend being held over the Picnic Day weekend in August (4th-7th August).  The weekend sees a huge range of family entertainment including stockhorse races, rodeo, gymkhana, sports events including running races, novelty races for kids, lizard race, ladies cow tail toss, high jump, tug o war and jumping...

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