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To celebrate NAIDOC week, all Council offices with the exception of Lajamanu will be closed on Monday 6th July.  Lajamanu office will be closed on Friday 17th July.  The theme for this year's NAIDOC celebrations is We all Stand on Sacred Ground: Learn, Respect and Celebrate. For more information please visit http://www.naidoc.org.au/about/theme-and-host-city 
Council President Adrian Dixon has today commended the decision to increase the Roads to Recovery funding allocated to Councils by an extra $1.105 billion over the next two years. The announcement by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss comes after a recent announcement that Roads to Recovery funding will be permanent funding arrangement for local...
The Anmatjere Local Authority nominations are now open. They will be open until 9:00am, 24 July, 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. Local...
Council President Adrian Dixon and members of the works team from Ti Tree, Lajamanu and Yuendumu were on hand yesterday to receive the category prize 'Boosting Productivity through Infrastructure' category winner' at the 2015 National Awards for Local Government.President Adrian Dixon said it is excellent news that their program 'Creating great landfills in central Australian remote Aboriginal communities...
Central Desert Regional Council President has praised the Federal Government for its decision to make the Roads to Recovery Program permanent.The Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, the Hon Warren Truss MP's made the announcement during his opening speech at the National General Assembly of Local Government, attended by local government representatives from across the country.Minister...
President Adrian Dixon and the Councillors of Central Desert Regional Council accepted the resignation of Councillor Robert Robertson at the Council's June meeting.  Councillor Robertson has been an active member of the Council since his election in 2012 and has held the Deputy position as well as being a member of the Finance Committee.Mr Robertson is one of the driving forces behind the Yuendumu Justice...
At the June 5th meeting Councillor Norbert Patrick (Northern Tanami Ward) was elected as the Council's Deputy President for a second term of one year.Cr Patrick has been a Councillor since the Council's formation in 2009 and has served as both President and Deputy President previously.  Cr Patrick thanked the Councillors for their support and promised to work with Councillors and staff to ensure that the...
A safe and fun weekend for everyone!  That’s the main aim of the Central Desert Regional Council as it gears up to help keep the town safe before and after the Port Adelaide versus Melbourne AFL game this weekend.The Central Desert Regional Council will bring in three Night Patrol Crews from Yuendumu, Ti Tree and Harts Range to assist Police and Tangentyere Council with their community safety operations....
The Atitjere Community, 220 KMs North East of Alice Springs on the Plenty Highway has celebrated to mark the opening of their new childcare centre.The Commonwealth Government funded purpose-built facility came at a cost of more than $1 million to replace ageing, dilapidated and unsafe transportable.Over 75 pre-school and school aged children, under the supervision of elders and childcare staff were the...
The Central Desert Regional Council has warned that new work for the dole rules announced by the Government have the potential to inundate Alice Springs and other regional centres with remote community job seekers and their families. The Council has written to the Australian Government urging them to review their policies. The Work for the Dole and jobactive employment services reforms, announced by the...

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