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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...
Congratulations to the Ti Tree Roosters on their successful season in the Tennant Creek Football League. The Roosters capped a successful season by taking out the premiership in Tennant creek on the 15th of August. Fellow Central Desert Team, the Laramba Cowboys also tasted success this season winning the division two competition in Alice Springs. The Grand Final was a see-sawing game with the Cowboys...
The September Edition of Central Desert News is now available!  This newsletter features the very successful Yuelamu Eagles taking out the NT Softball Championships in Darwin.  It also features the farewell of Mr Roydon Robertson, retiring CEO, and the welcoming of Ms Cathryn Hutton as the new CEO.  Lots of exciting news from around the region and much much more! 
Yuendumu School held a Fun Day on 3rd of August 2012. This day was to encourage school aged young people to come to school. It was a community event, proudly supported by all local community organizations and service providers to make it success. The major attractions of this day were face painting, nail painting, hair colouring, colouring in competition, computer games, sports, cooking pancakes and a...
Central Desert Shire Council Shire President, Councillor Adrian Dixon has announced the appointment of Cathryn Hutton as the Council’s new Chief Executive Officer to replace Roydon Robertson who is retiring on 10th August having worked for the Council from its inception in 2008, initially as Director of Corporate Services, and then for the past three years as CEO. The decision to appoint Ms Hutton to the...
The Central Desert Shire Council is proud to be associated with the 65th Harts Range Bush Sports Weekend being held over the Picnic Day weekend in August (4th – 6th August).  This year the weekend will see the inaugural “Central Desert Shire – Tom Cleary Stakes” a horse race in which local community members will be competing to see who has the fastest bush horse.  The event is being named after Mr. Tom...
The Yuelamu Eagles triumphed at the Central Desert Shire Softball Tournament in a thrilling final held at Six Mile, Ti Tree. Yuelamu overcame strong performances from reigning champions Engawala and home team Six Mile.  At the bottom of the last scheduled innings with two out and two on base Yuelamu Eagles required two runs to take the lead and the championship. Kirsty, who had starred all day with the bat...
Softball teams from all over Central Australia will converge on Ti Tree for the finals for the fourth annual Central Desert Shire Softball Championship on Saturday 30th of June.The softball tournament brings teams from across the Central Desert Shire to compete for the prestigious Championship Trophy and a chance to play against the Territories’ best in the NT Softball Champions in Darwin.  Twelve teams...
Check out the new look!The Central Desert News has a new look but still the same great content.  Once again, the newsletter features stories from around the Shire.  The newsletter also launches the Celebrating Culture: Celebrating Country competition.

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