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Harts Range Bush Sports Weekend

The Central Desert Regional Council is proud to be associated with the 2016 Harts Range Bush Sports Weekend being held over the Picnic Day weekend in JulyAugust (30 July - 1 August). 

Central Desert News June 2016

The June 2016 edition of the Central Desert News is out now. In this edition there is news about a host of improvements across the region, including new homes for Nyirripi, new parks, wood-fired ovens, road refurbishments and mobile hotspots.

Capital Projects Manager

Closing date: 
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 08:00

Salary Level 8/9 $85,242 - $102,082

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.

Operating under the direction of the Assets and Infrastructure Manager, this position will manage the planning and delivery of Capital Projects for Council including development and use of excellent project management systems.

The ideal candidate will have:

Location: 
Alice Springs
Community: 

Cr Patrick re-elected as Deputy President

Councillor Norbert Patrick (Northern Tanami Ward) was been re-elected as the Council's Deputy President for a third term.  Cr Patrick has been a Councillor since the Council's formation in 2009 and has served as both President and Deputy President previously.  

Governance Officer

Closing date: 
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 08:00

Salary Level 4/5 ($60,369 – $68,539 per annum) 

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.

This position is responsible for supporting the Governance Coordinator in discharging corporate governance responsibilities. The supportive duties include operational and strategic work and projects in governance capacity of elected members and staff, administrative support of Council and Local Authorities.  

The ideal candidate will have:

Location: 
Alice Springs
Community: 

OPERATIONS COORDINATOR YOUTH & COMMUNITIES

Closing date: 
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 16:00

This position is based in Alice Springs with an obligation to travel to remote locations when required.

Level 7 (Range $77,819 - $82,458. plus 9.5% superannuation).Operating under the direction of the Manager, Youth and Communities and in accordance with Council corporate plans, policies and relevant legislation. This position has a focus on operational and administrative support and coordination, building strong communication strategies, monitoring WH&S compliance and assisting in building the capacity of the Youth and Communities Program team.

Location: 
Alice Springs
Community: 

Nturiya Road Opening

Central Desert Regional Council recently completed a major upgrade to floodways and damaged road sections along the main Nturiya Road with assistance from the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements Program.

Council's indigenous staff were closely involved with the contractors throughout the project and gathered to celebrate with the Nturiya community.

Our Condolences

It is with regret that we inform you that one of our former Councillors passed away early Saturday morning after an extended illness.

On behalf of the Councillors and all Council staff, we offer our condolences to his extended family. Our thoughts are with them all.

Mr Schaber from Atitjere was a Councillor for several years, representing his community with distinction.

Sorry business has commenced at Atitjere.

 

A memorial service for Mr Schaber will be held in at the Catholic Church in Alice Springs on Thursday, 28 April, at 10am.

Central Desert News March 2016

The March 2016 edition of the Central Desert News is out now. In this edition there is information about our new induction DVDs in Central Desert languages, partnerships with organisations such as Arid Edge Environmental Services and Boral Asphalt, capital works upgrades to aged care services across the region thanks to the Department of Health, and a focus on the Mediation and Justice Program.

Council supports local employment at Nyirripi

Central Desert Regional Council is well on track to finish refurbishments of all 43 Nyirripi community houses by the end of June, with 27 fully finished and 4 more at 80% completion. Council continues to meet its contractual targets each month, including 30% of total hours completed by Indigenous workers, as required by the NT Department of Housing Stronger Futures NT program.

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