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Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC), with help from Mt Allen School’s Principal Phil Bartley and the teachers, are running an artwork competition in Yuelamu as part of their NAIDOC week celebrations....

 Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) is running a Clean Houses video/photo competition. Collect your cleaning pack from the Council office and film yourself and your family cleaning your home. Make it fun and creative!

 Entry is open to residents of Atitjere, Engawala, Laramba, Ti-Tree region, Willowra, Yuelamu and Yuendumu.

Vets visited Yuendumu at the weekend (13 and 14 June) as part of the Central Desert Regional Council commitment to two vet visits a year to each community. Many dogs and cats were de-sexed, treated for ticks, had teeth extracted and legs amputated. This will leave the pet population a lot healthier.

Some of the dogs helped were Brownie, who had a stomach wound;...

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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 Today’s mail plane to Atitjere contained thirty individual packages of mail, about one third of the total load capacity of the aircraft for one of five delivery points.  This broke the previous record of twenty-eight, and even still there are another eight or so packages that could not be squeezed into the plane! They are still in Alice Springs waiting to be delivered.

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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...

Billy Briscoe, a Laramba indigenous man, has been acting in the Community Services Coordinator (CSC) role for several months. It was intended Billy would be mentored to step into the role by an on-the-ground manager, however this has not been possible. Billy has embraced the higher level of responsibility and is achieving key goals in Laramba, such as traffic management and rubbish...

 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...

  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,...

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