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Communities within the Central Desert Shire are prepared for the fire season thanks to the major Fire Preparedness project in the Central Desert Shire.

The Fire Preparedness Project incorporates community based training with the establishment of important fire prevention kits in each community. Yuendumu, Yuelamu, Laramba, and Atitjere have already had their training with Engawala...

The September edition of the Central Desert News is now available.  The newsletter features stories from around the Shire including:

  • Stockman training in Laramba and Atitjere;
  • School nutrition training;
  • Harts Range Bush Sports Weekend;
  • Building work at Atitjere;
  • Sports weekend at Yuendumu

And lots more......

Central Desert Shire is pleased to announce that the Domestic Violence and Family Mediation Program in Yuendumu has received another round of funding for the 2011-2012 financial year.  The program has been successfully running for 5 years.  The focus of the program in the next year will be the transition of the Mediation Committee into an incorporated body.  The Mediation Committee is...

At the Special Council meeting held on 24th June 2011, Council adopted the 2011/2012 Shire Plan. 

The 2011/2012 Shire Plan sets the direction for Council’s operations, service delivery, decisions, policies and budgets over the next year, four years and beyond. It sets out the key issues to be pursued by Council to address the community’s needs and aspirations. The Shire Plan will drive...

The Shire's June newsletter is now available.  In this edition you can read about some street sign "gems" in Atitjere, the creative ladies in Laramba and a book launch in Ti Tree.

This edition also features a housing maintenance lift out that shows the housing maintenance schedule in our communities.

Read all about it....

A number of CDEP participants including Sebastian Webb and Fredrick Hunter (pictured) have worked to install street signage in the community.

The installation of street signs was an initiative of the Local Board and the names are based on gems found in the area. The street signs include Sphene, Zircon, Garnet, Sunstone, Quartz and Amethyst Street. Crystal Court and Mica Road...

Central Desert News March 2011 - check out the taste of Moari culture in Atitjere.