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 In January the Atitjere Field Officers undertook some computer training, some having not been in the system.  They were then able to enter information on their time cards directly into Tech One, the software that Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) uses, as well as other computer related tasks. Fast forward to May and two of the Field Officers are working together, helping each other to input timesheet...
  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, while the...
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 Recreation - Team Leader Aaron Tannahill and...
Central Desert Regional Council presents its draft 2018-22 (Year Three) Regional Council Plan (which includes our 2020/21 Annual Council plan and budget) for public Comment until close of business 22 May 2020. A copy is available to download below or on our website at  www.centraldesert.nt.gov.au  (Publications / Regional Plan) or at our Office at 1 Bagot Street, Alice Springs.Please email all...
 Lajamanu now has four new Field Officers for the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Works crew. CDRC Senior Administration Officer in Lajamanu, Michael Erglis, held a training session explaining the plant Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) and Work, Health and Safety (WHS) policy to new Field Officers Maxi Gordon, Dermott Cook, Andrew Sua and Adam Cook, as well as long term Field Officer Hector...
  The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Works crew, working with the Yuendumu Roads crew, installed road furniture in Nyirripi over a two week period recently. But don’t think you’ll have a new comfy couch to sit on by the road in Nyirripi. This road furniture is signage to inform people of services and to keep people safe.  “It was a nice change from usual tasks and helps to make our community a...
 Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) is responsible for maintaining the supply of electricity to the community of Atitjere, which includes the maintenance of the Atitjere solar farm. Shannon White, the Atitjere Essential Services Officer, looks after the site, which includes keeping the 720 panels shiny and controlling the weeds and grasses in and around the installation. In situations like the recent...
 In these times of lockdown due to Coronavirus, Lajamanu has been able to complete a Granites Mine Affected Area Aboriginal Corporation (GMAAAC) Project. Two new grandstands and an official’s podium have been erected at the football oval. The grandstands will provide seating and shade for football fans and the official’s podium will be used for the scorers and where the “convenors “ sit – the ones who make...
 For staff living and working in a remote community who are not from there, it can be tough to be away from family and friends for an extended period of time. During the current Coronavirus outbreak it can be even tougher, as there is restricted movement into regional centres such as Alice Springs and Katherine. Some staff are looking at the positive side. “Not for one minute I will say it has been easy,...
 New band equipment was purchased by the Anmatjere Local Authority (LA) that will be used for discos that are an approved funded LA project. The discos have been postponed due to the Corona virus, and they will have everything in place ready to go when physical distancing laws have been removed. The discos will be run by Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Youth, Sport and Recreation in conjunction with...

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