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The Central Desert Regional Council and theYuendumu Mediation & Justice Committee have been recognised for their greatwork in building Peace in Yuendumu at the 2014 Australian Crime and ViolencePrevention Awards in Canberra this week. The Council and the Mediation Committee were one of only 10 recipients nationwide who were awarded merit certificates that put them in the running for theoverall winner...
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 Alyuen outstation is now able to receive reliable clean drinking water thanks to a project delivered by the Central Desert Regional Council and funded through the Northern Territory Department of Community Services.  The new bore and pipeline will deliver a consistent water supply to the Alyuen outstation, Aileron Roadhouse and Aileron Station homestead. For the past few years, Alyuen has been...
The Lajamanu Local Authority nominations are now open. They will be open until 9:00am, 31 October, 2014. For more information please see your Community Service Manager or call Daniel on 8958 9522.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...
The Nyirripi Local Authority nominations are now open. They will be open until 9:00am, 31 October, 2014. For more information please see your Community Service Manager or call Daniel on 8958 9522.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...
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...
Central Australia’s three Councils are rolling out very successful landfill upgrades in remote Aboriginal communities. Central Desert, MacDonnell and Barkly service 31 remote Aboriginal communities across the southern half of the NT (a bigger area than NSW), covering around 15,000 people. Each community has a wheelie bin collection service for household rubbish, using rubbish trailers and compactor trucks....

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