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The Northern Territory Grants Commission will be visiting Central Desert communities from 23 - 27 March, 2015. The main purpose of this visit will be to discuss with Council and communities the funding models, population, and local roads within communities. The Commission will also discuss difficulties that are being experienced in providing services to communities and outstations. This provides the...

Central Desert Regional Council will review how it can deliver services to its remote Indigenous communities as it comes to grips with the Commonwealth's Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) funding offer.

Over fifty percent of the Council's community services are currently funded by the Federal Government. The provisional advice from the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet is that we will...

The Willowra Local Authority nominations are now open. They will be open until 9:00am, 20 March, 2015. For more information please see your Community Services Manager.

Local Authorities 

Local Authority members will be a link between their community and the Central Desert Regional Council. Community...

Councillors at the Central Desert Regional Council were counting their pennies today as the cost of repairs to the Council’s road network was presented.  The heavy rains during January have caused extensive damage to the Council’s 1,700km of roads.  “Most of our primary access roads have been heavily impacted” President Adrian Dixon noted.  “Council’s existing budget for road upgrades and repairs will...

The Council is undertaking an review of its electoral arrangements and is interested in your comments.  The review considers questions such as Council boundaries, the number of Wards in the Council and how the President is elected. For more information on this important review and to download the survey please...

The December edition of the Central Desert Newsletter is out now.  In our newsletter this quarter you can catch up on the CDRC Achievements 2013/2014, Laramba's great art works, Big win for RJCP, Council Delivers on Alyuen water and some great work around the Council Region plus updates on other exciting events.  ...

The Council launched a NEW Regional Women's Basketball Competition with the first round of competitions between Nyirripi and Yuendumu.

We are looking forward to a great event will teams from most Central Desert communities competitng for a chance to represent the region at the Tennant Creek Women's Basketball Championships on the 13th and 14th December. The Council is pleased to offer this...

The Central Desert Regional Council was the proud recipients of its second "Tip Top Tip" Award at the Territory Tidy Towns Awards on Friday night.  The Lajamanu waste management facility is the second of Council's remote waste facilities to win the award after Yuendumu won it in 2013.

"The Lajamanu waste management facility is a perfect example of how regional waste facilities can be managed"...

The September edition of the Central Desert Newsletter is out now.  In our newsletter this quarter you can catch up on the Yuendumu Sports Weekend, Harts Range Bush Sports Weekend, some great work around the Council Region plus updates on other exciting events.  Follow...

The Yuendumu community is celebrating its 2 year anniversary of peace thanks to the extraordinary efforts of the Yuendumu Mediation and Justice Committee and the Yuendumu residents.

Yuendumu’s ability to build & maintain peace after 3 years of interfamily conflict is a success story worth telling.

With the support of the Central Desert Regional Council and funding through the  Department...

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