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Three new remote-community child care centres, built at a cost in excess of $4 million will close due to a lack of funding, leaving little kids out in the cold.

The new centres located in Atitjere (Harts Range), Yuelamu (Mt Allen) and Nyirripi were built by the Commonwealth Department of Social Services and have only been operational for 6 months.

The Central Desert Regional Council sought...

The Central Desert Regional Council is proud to be associated with the 2015 Harts Range Bush Sports Weekend being held over the Picnic Day weekend in August (1 – 3 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...

The June edition of the Central Desert Newsletter is out now.  In our newsletter this quarter you can catch up on the events around the Council, find out about the Bright Future for Childcare, Changes to RJCP, and see what is coming up within the Council region a Follow...

It is with great pleasure that Central Desert announce that Cecilia Alfonso has been elected unopposed as Central Desert Regional Council's newest Councillor to represent the Southern Tanami Ward.

The Southern Tanami Ward covers the communities of Nyirripi, Willowra and Yuendumu. The vacancy in the Southern Tanami Ward occurred due to the resignation of Cr Robert Robertson. Cr Robertson has left...

Central Desert Regional Council adopted it 2015/2016 Regional Council Plan today at a Special Council meeting.  The Regional Council plan and associated documents can be downloaded via this link.

To celebrate NAIDOC week, all Council offices with the exception of Lajamanu will be closed on Monday 6th July.  Lajamanu office will be closed on Friday 17th July.  The theme for this year's NAIDOC celebrations is We all Stand on Sacred Ground: Learn, Respect and Celebrate.

For more information please visit ...

At the June 5th meeting Councillor Norbert Patrick (Northern Tanami Ward) was elected as the Council's Deputy President for a second term of one year.

Cr Patrick has been a Councillor since the Council's formation in 2009 and has served as both President and Deputy President previously.  

Cr Patrick thanked the Councillors for their support and promised to work with Councillors and staff to...

The Atitjere Community, 220 KMs North East of Alice Springs on the Plenty Highway has celebrated to mark the opening of their new childcare centre.

The Commonwealth Government funded purpose-built facility came at a cost of more than $1 million to replace ageing, dilapidated and unsafe transportable.

Over 75 pre-school and school aged children, under the supervision of elders and childcare...

Central Desert, Barky and MacDonnell Regional Councils have jointly won a prestigious National Award for Local Government for their program 'Creating great landfills in central Australian remote Aboriginal communities'.

Central Desert Director of Works Glenn Marshall said "In 2012 the NT Department of Health approached the Local Government Association of the NT seeking improvements in...

The March edition of the Central Desert Newsletter is out now.  In our newsletter this quarter you can catch up on the events over the Christmas holiday period, find out what the Council is doing to repair the damaged roads from the rain, see what is coming up within the Council region and even get a look in at meetings happening over the year with the pull-out Council calendar!  ...

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