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Atitjere ESO helping community and learning new skills.Shannon White, Atitjere community member and our Essential Services Officer has recently joined the Harts Range unit of the Northern Territory Emergency Services (NTES).  Shannon expressed an interest in volunteering for the unit back in July when the new Police Sergeant, Michael Wyatt, decided to restart the dormant unit.Shannon sought approval from...
  Central Desert Regional Council currently has school holiday volunteering opportunities, based in Yuelamu, Laramba, Ti Tree, Engawala and Atitjere  Indigenous communities.The program runs from 29th June 2019 until 20 July 2019.We offer a full program induction and in community support with our experienced staff, as well as support from our Alice Springs based staff.Your accommodation and travel from...
                               An overcast day in Ti Tree saw 18 Students from the Aboriginal Studies Class and 4 Teaching and Support Staff grace our Central Desert Regional Council office to learn about what it is we do, learn about the services provided to the people of Ti Tree and hear and absorb some of the history that surrounds our perimeter.  The students were lucky enough to engage in some...
Central Desert Regional Council has now opened a new visitor accommodation facility at Laramba.Since its first guest in September 2018, the facility occupancy has been growing steadily and currently is running at near capacity.Both external contractors and CDRC staff have been guests, enjoying the well appointed clean rooms  with the added advantage of saving the 80km round trip to Tilmouth Wells Roadhouse...
Central Desert Regional Council congratulates Southern Tanami Kurdiji Indigenous Corporation (STKIC) on its funding success to become an independent corporation, a journey of some seven years.  Yuendumu mediator, Robert Robertson commented that “we have to break the cycle we go round in year after year.  Breaking the cycle means we must face the challenges in our lives”.  
Central Desert Regional Council’s Youth and Communities Team recently witnessed devastation and destruction caused by a mob of Desert Zombies in Atitjere.  To spite efforts by a band of local council staff, no one was able to prevent the inevitable. World wide authorities have been alerted...
Some of the many valued female members of the Central Desert Regional Council workforce were recently profiled in LG Focus, a monthly poublication produced by Local Government FOCUS.The full story can be accessed below.
Central Desert Regional Council is thrilled that Australia Post has negotiated new providers for themail services in five of the eight communities where it currently delivers services. This means a considerable financial saving for Council, funds can now be directed towards Councilcore business. Full media release attached and available here.
Reanna Campbell from Yuelamu has been selected as one of 16 people to join this important Program. Born and bred in Alice Springs, the program will expose the 25 year old to senior levels of government, as well as build on existing skills. Council’s CEO, Diane Hood hopes that this exposure may lead to Reanna considering becoming a Councillor in the future. Read the full press release below.   
Two teams from Central Desert Regional Council came together to build what's been dubbed the "Builder Trainer" house in Laramba.  The team from the Community Development Program (CDP) provided the labour and the Infrastructure and Assets Directorate provided the technical know how to support them.  The house will be a valuable asset to community, housing the Community Safety Patrol team.  Take a look at...

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