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The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) 2019-20 annual report has been sent to the Minister for Local Government, Chansey Paech MLA, and is now up on the CDRC website. The annual report shows the progress CDRC has made against the Strategic Plan throughout the financial year and the CDRC annual financial...

Nominations are now open for the NT Government’s First Circles Leadership Program. The First Circles Program focuses on identifying, mentoring and supporting Indigenous emerging leaders from remote communities across the Northern Territory.

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The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Community Development Program (CDP) hosted roadshows in five of the nine CDRC communities in September to inform communities that the CDP is currently delivering COVID-19 safe face-to-face services to job seekers, operating at the ‘Increased Servicing’ stage. Job seeker attendance to activities and appointments is voluntary during this period...

The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Community Development Program (CDP) put in an entry to the CDRC “Working through COVID-19” video competition for National Safe Work Month in October. It is a demonstration of what to do to keep safe when entering a CDP building, and a reminder that CDRC CDP is open for business.

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The Yuelamu Works team's entry to the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) “Working through COVID-19” video competition for National Safe Work Month in October is called ‘Yuelamu CDRC Clinic’. It is a tongue in cheek look at what giving a patient a COVID-19 vaccine might look like in the future.

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With the recent rains the Sandover road to Engawala is now closed. The Tanami road from Granites Mine to the Lajamanu turn off is also closed.

All other dirt roads should be driven with care.

You can view the latest road conditions at roadreport.nt.gov.au/road-map

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To celebrate National Safe Work Month Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) General Manager People and Culture, Irenee McCreevy and Work Health and Safety (WHS) Advisor Carmen Hunter have begun roadshows to each community.

So far the team has been to Atitjere and Engawala and the staff there have been refreshing themselves on their entitlements and obligations, as well as talking about safety....

Yuendumu has made the Central Australian Football League’s Central Desert Regional Council Senior Men’s division two grand final with a very close win over Areyonga last weekend. The final scores were 7.11-53 to 7.10-52.

Yuelamu also made the grand final after a gutsy win against Nyirripi. The scores ended at 11.14-80 to 9.3-57.

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The Local Authorities (LA) in seven of the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) communities purchased either one or two 2000 litre water trailers to use at sporting events, sorry camps and other temporary events where drinking water is needed.

Yuendumu and Lajamanu bought two each and Atitjere, Yuelamu, Nyirripi, Laramba and Engawala bought one each.

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 In August the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Yuelamu works crew and office administrator dispatched household gardening and cleaning packages for each of the 43 houses in Yuelamu as part of a Yuelamu Local Authority project.

 The packages were well received by the residents and have come together in time for spring cleaning for the community.

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