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The Northern Territory Government is undertaking a review into local governance arrangements in the NT.  The NT Government has indicated its committment to delivering a stronger local voice and improved services in regional and remote areas of the Northern Territory. The review local governance in regional and remote areas aims to : make sure people living in regional and remote areas have a strong voice...
ICTV would like to invite you to the official launch of its dedicated full-time service – Channel 601 on VAST.  The launch will start at 5pm, Thursday 18th April 2013 at Yuendumu, 300kms north-west of Alice Springs. PAW Media & Communications are co-hosting the event which will include traditional dancing, a community BBQ, local bands and a screening, via the VAST service, of the award winning...
Defending Central Desert Shire Softball Champions, the Yuelamu Eagles, are gearing up to defend their title. More than twenty talented young women took to the training track last week in their first step to the NT Championships in Darwin. Last year the Eagles won the Central Desert Shire Championship before winning their Territory wide division in Darwin. The competition will be hotter this year with teams...
The March 2013 edition of the Central Desert News is out now.  Download the newsletter to find out more about the high hoopin' drama at the Ti Tree and Laramba basketball finals, the excitement of the Australia Day AFL matches in Lajamanu and other great events around the Shire.  Previous newsletters are also available from http://centraldesert.nt.gov.au/newsletters
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 of...
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...

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