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The Yuendumu Mediation and Justice Committee (YMJC) will provide a net saving to Government of in excess of $14 million dollars over the next 10 years, a new piece of independent research has found. Along the way it will contribute to saving lives, improving health, reducing crime and improving productivity.An Independent Cost Benefit Analysis of the Yuendumu Mediation & Justice Program was conducted...
The Council launched a NEW Regional Women's Basketball Competition with the first round of competitions between Nyirripi and Yuendumu.We are looking forward to a great event will teams from most Central Desert communities competitng for a chance to represent the region at the Tennant Creek Women's Basketball Championships on the 13th and 14th December. The Council is pleased to offer this competition as...
The Central Desert Regional Council was the proud recipients of its second "Tip Top Tip" Award at the Territory Tidy Towns Awards on Friday night.  The Lajamanu waste management facility is the second of Council's remote waste facilities to win the award after Yuendumu won it in 2013."The Lajamanu waste management facility is a perfect example of how regional waste facilities can be managed" President...
The September edition of the Central Desert Newsletter is out now.  In our newsletter this quarter you can catch up on the Yuendumu Sports Weekend, Harts Range Bush Sports Weekend, some great work around the Council Region plus updates on other exciting events.  Follow this link to see the newsletter as an online document or click the icon below.Do you want to receive the newsletter by email?  Please...
The Yuendumu community is celebrating its 2 year anniversary of peace thanks to the extraordinary efforts of the Yuendumu Mediation and Justice Committee and the Yuendumu residents.Yuendumu’s ability to build & maintain peace after 3 years of interfamily conflict is a success story worth telling.With the support of the Central Desert Regional Council and funding through the  Department of Prime...
Yuendumu Community held its 51st Anniversary of the Yuendumu Sports Weekend this Picnic Day long weekend. People travelled for hundreds of miles to be part of the competition. Several ongoing events and programs were scheduled for the long weekend these included football, softball, basketball, battle of the bands, kid’s athletics, dance competition, disco and gospel reading.  About 20 communities and more...
Softball is alive and well in the Central Desert region as the cream of the community crop take the stage in Laramba this weekend to battle it out for bragging rights and a trip to Darwin fro the NT Softball Championships.The annual Central Desert Regional Council Softball Championships culminates with the Finals weekend in Laramba which kicks off on Saturday. Thirteen teams from eight communities across...
To celebrate NAIDOC week, all Council offices with the exception of Lajamanu will be closed on Monday 7th July.  Lajamanu office will be closed on Friday 15th July.  The theme for this year's NAIDOC celebrations is Serving Country: Centenary & Beyond.and proudly honours all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women who have fought in defence of country.For more information please visit http...
The June edition of the Central Desert Newsletter is out now.  In our newsletter this quarter you can catch up on the Local Authority news, see the transformation of the Willowra office, plus updates on other exciting events.  Follow this link to see the newsletter as an online document or click the icon below.Do you want to receive the newsletter by email?  Please subscribe to our Newsletter and News...
Central Desert Regional Council adopted it 2014-2015 Regional Council Plan today at a Special Council meeting.  The Council's Regional Council Plan includes information about: - the programs, projects and activities that the Council will undertake in 2014/2015 - how Council will fund its budget including information about changes to general and conditional rates.The 2014-2015 Regional Council plan and...

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