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Central Desert, Barky and MacDonnell Regional Councils have jointly won a prestigious National Award for Local Government for their program 'Creating great landfills in central Australian remote Aboriginal communities'.Central Desert Director of Works Glenn Marshall said "In 2012 the NT Department of Health approached the Local Government Association of the NT seeking improvements in waste management in NT...
The March edition of the Central Desert Newsletter is out now.  In our newsletter this quarter you can catch up on the events over the Christmas holiday period, find out what the Council is doing to repair the damaged roads from the rain, see what is coming up within the Council region and even get a look in at meetings happening over the year with the pull-out Council calendar!  Follow this link to see...
The Northern Territory Grants Commission will be visiting Central Desert communities from 23 - 27 March, 2015. The main purpose of this visit will be to discuss with Council and communities the funding models, population, and local roads within communities. The Commission will also discuss difficulties that are being experienced in providing services to communities and outstations. This provides the...
Central Desert Regional Council will review how it can deliver services to its remote Indigenous communities as it comes to grips with the Commonwealth's Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) funding offer.Over fifty percent of the Council's community services are currently funded by the Federal Government. The provisional advice from the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet is that we will receive...
The Willowra Local Authority nominations are now open. They will be open until 9:00am, 20 March, 2015. For more information please see your Community Services Manager.Local Authorities Local Authority members will be a link between their community and the Central Desert Regional Council. Community members and anyone living in or around the community can nominate to be a Local Authority member. The previous...
Councillors at the Central Desert Regional Council were counting their pennies today as the cost of repairs to the Council’s road network was presented.  The heavy rains during January have caused extensive damage to the Council’s 1,700km of roads.  “Most of our primary access roads have been heavily impacted” President Adrian Dixon noted.  “Council’s existing budget for road upgrades and repairs will not...
The Council is undertaking an review of its electoral arrangements and is interested in your comments.  The review considers questions such as Council boundaries, the number of Wards in the Council and how the President is elected. For more information on this important review and to download the survey please click here - consultation period closes 30th of January.
The December edition of the Central Desert Newsletter is out now.  In our newsletter this quarter you can catch up on the CDRC Achievements 2013/2014, Laramba's great art works, Big win for RJCP, Council Delivers on Alyuen water and 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...
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...

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