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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...
A report on developing small business in remote Aboriginal communities, released earlier this month by the Central Desert Regional Council, calls for a higher level of targeted support to aspiring small business operators.  The report also recommends that more attention be given to the appropriate timing of support, more innovation and community design to deliver training, and Governments at all levels...
Central Desert Regional Council's Youth Sport and Recreation program are current recruiting volunteers for their Christmas School Holiday Program.  Volunteers will be based in one of Central Deserts' remote indigenous communities.  Previous experience working with youth is preferred.  Accommodation and some travel are covered.  Please see the attached flyer or call the YRS team on 08 8958 9545 or email...
Council held a Special Meeting on Monday 30 July 2018 to adopt the Regional Plan for the period 2018 to 2022. Supporting the Regional Plan and providing more detail are Community Plans for each of Council’s communities and a detailed Service Plan.
Council’s Fees and Charges for the 2018/19 financial year can be found here.
The ordinary Council meeting that was scheduled for Lajamanu on Wednesday 31 May 2018 will now be held in Alice Springs.  The meeting will commence at 9am in the Council Chambers at 1 Bagot Street.  More information can be obtained from the Governance team by telephoning 08 8958 9522. 
Following a failed negotiation process with Australia Post, Central Desert Regional Council will no longer provide mail services to eight of it’s remote communities.  To date the Council has been subsidising this service.  Full details are available in the attached press release.

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