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The June edition of the Central Desert Newsletter is out now.  In our newsletter this quarter you can catch up on the Local Authority news, see the transformation of the Willowra office, plus updates on other exciting events.  Follow this link to see the newsletter as an online document or click...

Central Desert Regional Council adopted it 2014-2015 Regional Council Plan today at a Special Council meeting.  The Council's Regional Council Plan includes information about:

 - the programs, projects and activities that the Council will undertake in 2014/2015

 - how Council will fund its budget including information about changes to general and conditional rates.

The 2014-2015...

On Wednesday, for the first time in Local Government history, mayors and presidents from across Australian agreed to support national development of minimum standards at the ALGA National General Assembly in Canberra according to President of Central Desert Regional Council Mr Adrian Dixon.

The Council submitted the motion to the Australian Local Government Association National General Assembly as...

At the June 6th meeting Councillor Norbert Patrick (Northern Tanami Ward) was elected as the Council's Deputy President for a 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 ensure...

The Athletes as Role Models on Tour (ARMtour) is returning to the remote community of Yuelamu for the 13th time in just 4 years. 

Some of Australia’s top athletes, artists, musicians and academics will again volunteer their time from April 28th to May 1st 2014 to provide inspiration to young kids living in Yuelamu.

ARMtour brings role models into the community for a week at a time...

On Friday 4th April 2014, Central Desert Regional Council appointed their very first Local Authority.  

The community of Nyirripi recently held its Local Authority elections on community; during the lead up and nomination period there was great interest from community members to become a part of the Local Authority to...

“A new School Attendance Policy adopted by the Central Desert Regional Council will help improve school attendance.” So says Regional Council President Adrian Dixon.  

The Central Desert Regional Council has passed a new Policy that will help create an environment where it’s easier for families to get their kids ready for...

Please be advised that the Council meeting scheduled for Friday 4th April 2014 will now be held at the Central Desert Regional Council Alice Springs office.  

For more information please contact Kimbi Beven, Governance Officer.

The LGMA Australasian Management Challenge is Australia and New Zealand’s premier forum for current and emerging local government leaders. It is a sophisticated development program designed to deliver personal, team and organisational professional development.  

The Challenge has been running for more than 20 years. It is good fun, great value and a hands-on...

A new agreement signed between the Central Desert Regional Council and the Northern Territory Police has cleared the path for a closer working relationship.

The Agreement, signed by Acting Assistant Commissioner Kate Vanderlaan and Central Desert Council President Adrian Dixon, will provide a road map for Night Patrol and Police to coordinate their efforts to build safer...

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