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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.
Celebrating Community: Celebrating Country Do you have a story to tell or a photograph to share? The Central Desert Shire is calling for all amateur (or professional) photographers and budding authors to submit photographs and stories in our “Celebrating Community: Celebrating Country” competition. The Central Desert Shire region is an area of unique culture and beautiful country. The Council would like...
There was a  Supplementary Election on Thursday 17 May 2012, to fill the 3 vacant positions in the Anmatjere Ward. The three (3) elected Ward Councillors are as follows (alphabetical order):BIRD, Benedy;GLENN, James;TILMOUTH, Marlene.  
At today's Council meeting, the Central Desert Shire Council elected Cr Adrian Dixon as the Council's new Shire President.  Outgoing Shire President, Cr Norbert Patrick, was elected as Deputy Shire President.  Cr Adrian Dixon thanked the outgoing Shire President, Cr Patrick for his support over the previous two years.  "I will work very hard to keep the Shire moving forward" Cr Dixon told Council.  Cr...
Results from the NT Council Elections held on 24 March 2012 are as follows:   Ward ResultAkityarre Ward SCHABER, Louis (elected unopposed)  BIRD, Liz (elected unopposed)Anmatjere Ward DIXON, Adrian (elected unopposed)  Supplementary election on 17th May 2012 required to fill 3 remaining vacancies in Anmatjere Ward. Northern Tanami Ward JOHNSON, William (elected unopposed)  PATRICK, Norbert (elected...
The final results of the Local Government elections for Central Desert Shire Council and Macdonnell Shire Council will be confirmed at the declaration of polls which will take place at 10 a.m. Monday 2 April 2012 at the Central Desert Shire Council/Macdonnell Shire Council Chambers Office Gap Road.

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