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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...
The Yuelamu Eagles triumphed at the Central Desert Shire Softball Tournament in a thrilling final held at Six Mile, Ti Tree. Yuelamu overcame strong performances from reigning champions Engawala and home team Six Mile.  At the bottom of the last scheduled innings with two out and two on base Yuelamu Eagles required two runs to take the lead and the championship. Kirsty, who had starred all day with the bat...
Softball teams from all over Central Australia will converge on Ti Tree for the finals for the fourth annual Central Desert Shire Softball Championship on Saturday 30th of June.The softball tournament brings teams from across the Central Desert Shire to compete for the prestigious Championship Trophy and a chance to play against the Territories’ best in the NT Softball Champions in Darwin.  Twelve teams...
Check out the new look!The Central Desert News has a new look but still the same great content.  Once again, the newsletter features stories from around the Shire.  The newsletter also launches the Celebrating Culture: Celebrating Country competition.
Celebrating Community: Celebrating Country Do you have a story to tell or a photograph to share? The Central Desert Shire is calling for all amateur (or professional) photographers and budding authors to submit photographs and stories in our “Celebrating Community: Celebrating Country” competition. The Central Desert Shire region is an area of unique culture and beautiful country. The Council would like...
There was a  Supplementary Election on Thursday 17 May 2012, to fill the 3 vacant positions in the Anmatjere Ward. The three (3) elected Ward Councillors are as follows (alphabetical order):BIRD, Benedy;GLENN, James;TILMOUTH, Marlene.  
At today's Council meeting, the Central Desert Shire Council elected Cr Adrian Dixon as the Council's new Shire President.  Outgoing Shire President, Cr Norbert Patrick, was elected as Deputy Shire President.  Cr Adrian Dixon thanked the outgoing Shire President, Cr Patrick for his support over the previous two years.  "I will work very hard to keep the Shire moving forward" Cr Dixon told Council.  Cr...

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