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On Friday 4th April 2014, Central Desert Regional Council appointed their very first Local Authority.  The community of Nyirripi recently held its Local Authority elections on community; during the lead up and nomination period there was great interest from community members to become a part of the Local Authority to provide a voice for their community. This resulted in a fantastic turn-out on the day....
Central Desert Regional Council CDRC has been invited to speak on the establishment of national workforce standards for local government according to CEO Cathryn Hutton.The focus is on sharing Central Desert's work on local government standards which can be rolled out nationally.  Director at CDRC, Edward Fraser who will be speaking at the national conference highlighted their is potential for significant...
“A new School Attendance Policy adopted by the Central Desert Regional Council will help improve school attendance.” So says Regional Council President Adrian Dixon.  The Central Desert Regional Council has passed a new Policy that will help create an environment where it’s easier for families to get their kids ready for school.Mr Dixon said that the Council is committed to improving educational...
Please be advised that the Council meeting scheduled for Friday 4th April 2014 will now be held at the Central Desert Regional Council Alice Springs office.  For more information please contact Kimbi Beven, Governance Officer.
The LGMA Australasian Management Challenge is Australia and New Zealand’s premier forum for current and emerging local government leaders. It is a sophisticated development program designed to deliver personal, team and organisational professional development.   The Challenge has been running for more than 20 years. It is good fun, great value and a hands-on approach to leadership development that...
A new agreement signed between the Central Desert Regional Council and the Northern Territory Police has cleared the path for a closer working relationship. The Agreement, signed by Acting Assistant Commissioner Kate Vanderlaan and Central Desert Council President Adrian Dixon, will provide a road map for Night Patrol and Police to coordinate their efforts to build safer communities.Central Desert Regional...
The March edition of the Central Desert Newsletter is out now.  In this new year edition we see the Linkz summer program make a splash, capture all the wild weather, and see Central Desert sport a brand new title: Central Desert Regional Council.  Follow this link to see the newsletter as an online document or click the icon below.Also featured in this edition:Engawala gets Aged Care, thanks to the Local...
Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) is pleased to present as its first By-Law for public comment; the Animal Management By-Laws. President Adrian Dixon says “The Animal Management by-law is all about promoting responsible dog ownership and keeping community members safe.  The Council recently adopted an Animal Management Plan which sets out what the Council will be working to achieve. The Council is...
The Nyirripi Local Authority nominations are now open. They will be open until 9:00am, 12 March 2014. For more information please see your Community Service Manager or call Kimbi on 8958 9517.Local Authorities Local Boards have done such a great job in the last five years. However this New Year brings some big changes to them and Councils are now establishing Local Authorities. Local Authority members will...
Please be advised that at the 7th February 2014 Council meeting, an amended budget was adopted.  The budget is available for download from the Council's website.

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