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Thank you to everyone that answered the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) survey questions last week. The feedback is being reviewed and will be tabled at the next CDRC Ordinary Council Meeting.

Photo: Sonsee (left) and Carmen (right) survey Maria...

NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC Week is celebrated by all Australians and is a great opportunity to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

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Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Nyirripi Field Officer Chris Michaels demonstrated fitting bin ties. The CDRC Field Officers have now tied all the wheelie bins in Nyirripi to fences. The simple bin ties are effective in stopping unruly local dogs knocking over the bins, but can still be unlocked to empty them.

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The CDRC Customer Satisfaction Survey is happening next week.

Council staff will be in your community to ask residents questions about Council services.

The dates for each community are:

Yuendumu and Willowra - Tuesday 10/11.

Nyirripi, Lajamanu, Atitjere and Yuelamu - Wednesday...

The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Community Development Program (CDP) is now available with full servicing.

If you can't attend your appointment or activity please call 1300 725 371.

The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) 2019-20 annual report has been sent to the Minister for Local Government, Chansey Paech MLA, and is now up on the CDRC website. The annual report shows the progress CDRC has made against the Strategic Plan throughout the financial year and the CDRC annual financial...

Nominations are now open for the NT Government’s First Circles Leadership Program. The First Circles Program focuses on identifying, mentoring and supporting Indigenous emerging leaders from remote communities across the Northern Territory.

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With the recent rains the Sandover road to Engawala is now closed. The Tanami road from Granites Mine to the Lajamanu turn off is also closed.

All other dirt roads should be driven with care.

You can view the latest road conditions at roadreport.nt.gov.au/road-map

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To celebrate National Safe Work Month Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) General Manager People and Culture, Irenee McCreevy and Work Health and Safety (WHS) Advisor Carmen Hunter have begun roadshows to each community.

So far the team has been to Atitjere and Engawala and the staff there have been refreshing themselves on their entitlements and obligations, as well as talking about safety....

The Local Authorities (LA) in seven of the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) communities purchased either one or two 2000 litre water trailers to use at sporting events, sorry camps and other temporary events where drinking water is needed.

Yuendumu and Lajamanu bought two each and Atitjere, Yuelamu, Nyirripi, Laramba and Engawala bought one each.

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