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 The old Night Patrol Office building in Lajamanu has been refurbished and transformed into a new library space for Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) with funding from Libraries NT.

 The renovation is complete, and the Library is due to open early next year. But before that can happen, the library needs books and staff. Maree Axford, Operations Coordinator for Children’s Services, has...

Nyirripi held a football carnival on 1-3 November with Willowra and Yuendumu sending both men’s and women’s teams to participate, while Nyirripi fielded two men’s and a women’s team.

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This year the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Alice Springs Christmas party was held at the Mercure Inn on Friday, 29 November, with a great turnout. Everyone enjoyed the food and were delighted by the arrival of Santa, who handed out the presents. Some of the party goers thought Santa looked strangely familiar.

There will be Christmas parties held on the...

Central Desert Regional Council had three finalists in the 2019 Territory Tidy Towns Sustainable Awards this year – Laramba, Ti Tree and Wilora.

The winners were announced on Friday, 29 November at the Star of Alice. The Tidiest Town winner overall was Nhulumbuy, but Laramba and Ti Tree took home four commendations each, including...

Willowra's Local Authority decided to allocate some of its funding to provide every house in Willowra with a cleaning package. Each package included a heavy duty steel mop bucket, a mop with removable head for machine washing, a dust pan and brush, a broom, a grass rake and 50 heavy duty garbage bags.

Within 45 minutes of putting the notice up, 21 of the...

International singing star Isaiah Firebrace played a free concert at the Ti Tree oval on 15 October, organised and supported by staff from Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC).

 The young indigenous man was raised in Victoria; his mother is Gunditjmara and his father is Yorta Yorta.  He won Australian X-Factor in 2016 and represented Australia at Eurovision in...

The men from Laramba Community Development Program (CDP) have cultivated a market garden, making planter boxes out of old fridges and washing machine drums. They weed each of the planter boxes and the surrounding ground by hand, prune the tomatoes, water and fertilise the vegetables and fruit trees.

Laramba CDP is harvesting rain water and they have two tanks...

Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) has three finalists in the 2019 Territory Tidy Towns Sustainable Awards this year – Laramba, Ti Tree and Wilora. The winners will be announced on 29 November.

The Community Development Program (CDP) men’s team at Laramba have been busy with their Tidy Towns preparation ahead of the judging....

 

The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Community Development Program (CDP) team in Yuelamu have started the month of November off with a bang.

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