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The final results of the Local Government elections for Central Desert Shire Council and Macdonnell Shire Council will be confirmed at the declaration of polls which will take place at 10 a.m. Monday 2 April 2012 at the Central Desert Shire Council/Macdonnell Shire Council Chambers Office Gap Road.
The March 2012 newsletter is full of fun and showcases the wonderful talent presented as part of the Council's Concert in the Carpark.  Read about the Council's returning Councillors and check out the Council's very own People of Australia Ambassador.  There are stories from all around the Shire.  Click the link below to download and read the newsletter.
The Central Desert Shire is welcomes it new and returning Councillors. The nominations for council were announced on Friday 2nd March. In several wards the existing Councillors have been re-elected unopposed. The Councillors that will be standing for a second term are below: Councillor Liz Bird is representing the Akityarre Ward. Cr Bird has been on Council since March 2011. She lives on Indiana Station...
On January 18th the Prime Minister Julia Gillard congratulated 40 Australians who have been recognised for their outstanding work in building strong and cohesive local communities.  Among those celebrated was Sascha McKell a Councillor and staff member in Yuendumu. Ms McKell was selected after a nomination process where Australians were encouraged to nominate inspirational people who have helped to build...
Welcome to the December edition of the Central Desert News.  This quarter's newsletter is, once again, filled with great stories that show case the services that the Council is providing across the Shire.  Have a look inside for more information on: Fire Training Across the Shire, A special focus on the Ti Tree communities including training, vegetable gardens, tye-dying and the new op shops.  We welcome...
The Central Desert Shire Council adopted its 2010-2011 Annual Report today, 10th November 2011.  "I am very happy to present Central Desert Shire Council’s third annual report. The Shire is still a fledgling organisation but continues to make enormous progress. I continue to be very proud of how far we have come in such a short time." said Shire President, Norbert Patrick. The Annual Report provides the...
The Central Desert Shire Council welcomes community feedback on its rating review discussion paper.  A new rating strategy, which Council anticipates will be finalised and adopted in February 2012, will be developed following community consultation in the coming months. Shire President Norbert Patrick believes that a full and public review of the rating discussion paper will help the Council consider the...
Communities within the Central Desert Shire are prepared for the fire season thanks to the major Fire Preparedness project in the Central Desert Shire. The Fire Preparedness Project incorporates community based training with the establishment of important fire prevention kits in each community. Yuendumu, Yuelamu, Laramba, and Atitjere have already had their training with Engawala, Ti Tree, Nyirripi and...
The September edition of the Central Desert News is now available.  The newsletter features stories from around the Shire including: Stockman training in Laramba and Atitjere; School nutrition training; Harts Range Bush Sports Weekend; Building work at Atitjere; Sports weekend at Yuendumu And lots more... click here to download the newsletter.
To celebrate NAIDOC week, all Shire offices with the exception of Lajamanu will be closed on Friday 8th July, 2011.  Lajamanu office will be closed on Friday 15th July 2011. 

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