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The Central Desert Shire Youth, Sport and Recreation team has some big activities planned for the next few months. The annual softball tournament will again feature as a great activity for women whilst a series of concerts will be exciting for young and old. The Atitjere basketball competition, which was rained out in December, has also been rescheduled for April and looks like it will be another fantastic...
Yuendumu School held a Community Christmas Concert Evening on 12/12/12. It was a community event, proudly supported by community members, all local community organizations and service providers to make it a success. The whole community was present at the School to enjoy the evening. Hundreds of people attended the concert. The major attractions of this evening were: class-wise singing and dancing...
The December Central Desert News is now available.  The newsletter is full of great stories and events from around the Central Desert Shire region.  Included in this newsletter are articles on: Signing of MOU with Police at Ti Tree Nyirripi Soakage By-Pass officially opened News from around Atitjere Local Stars Shine in ALF Finals Positive Partnerships in Early Childhood Services Yuendumu Youth Program is...
The Annual Report for 2011-2012 is available from the Council's website - please see the Annual Report page. "Once again the Council has had a productive year with many great achievements to be celebrated." Shire President Adrian Dixon indicates as part of his introduction.  This year has seen many great achievements and projects including: CDEP Resource Centres in all of our nine communities; Upgrading...
A local road contracting company has partnered with the Central Desert Shire to train and reinstate the Council’s all indigenous roads team.  As part of a recent road works contract in the Yuelamu and Nyirripi area, the contractor agreed to mentor the Council’s local staff and provide training on skills that they lacked or needed improvement on.  The existing skills and expertise of the Council’s road crew...
Have you noticed something that needs to get fixed?  The Council wants to hear from you.  The Council has an online service request system that allows you to log service requests. You can use the online service request system for the following services: roads and pathways, parks and gardens, common use buildings such as laundries, community halls, etc, waste collection, and animal management. For general...
Congratulations to the Ti Tree Roosters on their successful season in the Tennant Creek Football League. The Roosters capped a successful season by taking out the premiership in Tennant creek on the 15th of August. Fellow Central Desert Team, the Laramba Cowboys also tasted success this season winning the division two competition in Alice Springs. The Grand Final was a see-sawing game with the Cowboys...
The September Edition of Central Desert News is now available!  This newsletter features the very successful Yuelamu Eagles taking out the NT Softball Championships in Darwin.  It also features the farewell of Mr Roydon Robertson, retiring CEO, and the welcoming of Ms Cathryn Hutton as the new CEO.  Lots of exciting news from around the region and much much more! 
Central Desert Shire Council Shire President, Councillor Adrian Dixon has announced the appointment of Cathryn Hutton as the Council’s new Chief Executive Officer to replace Roydon Robertson who is retiring on 10th August having worked for the Council from its inception in 2008, initially as Director of Corporate Services, and then for the past three years as CEO. The decision to appoint Ms Hutton to the...
The Central Desert Shire Council is proud to be associated with the 65th Harts Range Bush Sports Weekend being held over the Picnic Day weekend in August (4th – 6th August).  This year the weekend will see the inaugural “Central Desert Shire – Tom Cleary Stakes” a horse race in which local community members will be competing to see who has the fastest bush horse.  The event is being named after Mr. Tom...

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