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Many of Council's services were put under strain and/or interrupted as a result of the heavy rain event that occurred in December and January across the entire region.All of Council's roads were closed at some stage which is unprecedented in Council's eight year history. Council's Works staff worked long and challenging hours to ensure road safety by assessing and monitoring road damage and closing and...
Council has welcomed the recent announcement by the Chief Minister Michael Gunner that Engawala and Lajamanu will be among the first communities to benefit from the Northern Territory Government's "Room to Breathe" program.These two communities will have additional living spaces built into existing homes."Our communities all experience significant overcrowding," President Dixon advised.  "The room to...
At its January 25th Council meeting, an amended budget was adopted by Council.  The amended budget is available from its Regional Council Plan area and also below.This notice is provided in accordance with s128 of the Local Government Act, 
The December 2016 edition of the Central Desert News is out now. In this edition there are stories about what's happening on community such as presents from Santa, Aged care trips, gaining confidence through and sport and much more. You will also read about how the water usage is declining in Yuendumu and how the community is encouraging eachother to use rubbish bins. Follow this link to see the newsletter...
The 2015/16 Annual Report is attached below.  The document can also be viewed online via this link.I am very proud to present the Annual Report for 2015/16. Once again the Annual Report demonstrates the strength and achievements of the Council. These achievements would not be possible without the contribution made to the Council by its dedicated staff, Councillors and local authority members. The impact of...
"A total focus and commitment to improving the lives of people living in remote communities in the Central Desert region;" that's the primary aim of Central Desert Regional Council's recently published Family Wellbeing Strategy: It's Everyone's Responsibility, according to Council President Adrian Dixon."The Family Wellbeing Strategy is the culmination of months of discussions and planning and sets the...
The September 2016 edition of the Central Desert News is out now. Follow this link to see the newsletter as an online document.Do you want to receive the newsletter by email?  Please subscribe to our newsletter and news mailing list by clicking subscribe on the right hand side (this will open a new window).
The Yuelamu Local Authority were relieved and pleased by Power and Water's announcement that a solution has been found for Yuelamu's ongoing water issues.  At their meeting on Thursday 8 September Power and Water outlined their plans to install a dual reticulation system to all houses in Yuelamu.  This system will see a single tap in each home providing safe drinking water.The installation of the new...
The Central Desert Regional Council is proud to be associated with the 2016 Harts Range Bush Sports Weekend being held over the Picnic Day weekend in JulyAugust (30 July - 1 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...
The June 2016 edition of the Central Desert News is out now. In this edition there is news about a host of improvements across the region, including new homes for Nyirripi, new parks, wood-fired ovens, road refurbishments and mobile hotspots. There is also exciting news showcasing some achievements of Community Safety Patrol assisting with improving school attendance, the GTNT Apprentice of the Year and...

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