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Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Youth and Communities successfully ran two intercommunity sports days involving several remote communities over the June-July School Holidays.

The sports days were held at Atitjere on 8 July and Laramba on 15 July.  The Atitjere sports day was open to participants from Engawala, and the Laramba Day saw participants travel...

 

Yuelamu had an impressive number of entries into the NAIDOC Week Art Award, so much so that four categories had to be created. The theme this year was ‘Always was – always will be.’

 Rhys Murphy (main photo, on left) won the Best Pottery category with his entry “Blue” (below left).

Tanisha Charles (main photo, on right) won the...

 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...

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.

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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...

  The communities of Engawala and Yuelamu received some welcomed donations to assist everyone throughout the Coronavirus period.

  Central Australian Youth Link-Up Service (CAYLUS) made a donation of sports balls, basketball singlets and shorts, and football and cricket boots. The sports balls were handed out to individuals to help keep them active in a safe way during the Coronavirus period,...

On Monday 27 April 2020 Yuelamu received their delivery of 60 boxes solar hydropanels for the Hydropanel Water Project that will provide the local residents of Yuelamu community with clean drinking water.

The unloading of the 60 boxes of Hydro panels was a combined effort from the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) made up of staff from Youth, Sport and...

 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...

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

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