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Atitjere Community received a visit from Central Australian Health Services (CAHS) COVID-19 vaccination team on Monday 24 May.  All eligible members of the community were able to receive their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

First cab off the rank in Atitjere was the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Community Services Coordinator Warren Kenney followed...

Two new brush cutters were brought up to Lajamanu by the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Community Safety Patrol team in their vehicle when they returned...

Last week, Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Community Development Program (CDP) spent two days planting trees in Nturiya as part of an Anmatjere Local Authority project.

Fifty trees were planted on either side of the entrance to...

On Thursday, 27 May, Chanston Paech MLA officially opened the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) and MacDonnell Regional Council (MRC) new building on Bagot Street in Alice Springs.

The event was attended by the Councillors and executives of both councils, the Lord Mayor of Darwin Kon Vatskalis, the Mayor of Alice Springs Town Council, Damien Ryan and the CEO of Local Government...

Reconciliation Week runs from 27 May until 3 June every year. These dates commemorate the 27 May 1967 referendum and the 3 June 1992 High Court Mabo decision. Reconciliation Week is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.

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Last week was Atitjere’s turn to be visited by the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Roads team and their grader for some grounds maintenance Desert Style. 

The team had spent two days at Irrerlirre and Mount Eaglebeak working on access roads and firebreaks as part of CDRC Homelands works, before moving to Atitjere.

“On Friday it was...

All the staff from Central Desert Regional Council’s (CDRC) Community Safety Patrol (CSP) attended training in Alice Springs on 17 and 18 May.  Staff from Yuelamu, Laramba, Atitjere, Engawala, Pmara Jutunta, Nturiya, and Lajamanu attended, and it was the first opportunity for the staff to get together since biosecurity restrictions were...

First Aid and Manual Handling training was delivered at Atitjere Aged Care for Atitjere and Engawala staff last week. The Atitjere Aged Care and CSP staff completed the First Aid training and the Manual Handling training was undertaken by the Atitjere and Engawala Aged Care staff.

Photo above: Phillip Carter, Kayleen Mills, Elizabeth Ross, Jacinta Glen and...

The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Community Development Program (CDP) in Yuendumu designed and made bookshelves as part of the Drought Relief funding. The bookshelves are to be sent to other CDRC communities where they will be decorated and put into the Council offices as a small library.

Yuelamu have received theirs and the Yuelamu CDP have...

Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Community Development Program (CDP) participants in Yuendumu have been working on the Tanami Road Upgrade Project.

Both Eugene Penhall and Francis Penhall have been working with Exact Contracting since mid-February as all round machinery operators. Both have contributed to the Tanami Road Upgrade Project with their skills...

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