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 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. All of the trailers have now arrived at their...
 In August the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Yuelamu works crew and office administrator dispatched household gardening and cleaning packages for each of the 43 houses in Yuelamu as part of a Yuelamu Local Authority project. The packages were well received by the residents and have come together in time for spring cleaning for the community. Pictured is Norman Hagan (CDRC Office Administrator)...
 The August 2020 edition of the Central Desert News is out now! You can view it by opening the attachment below. Do you want to receive the newsletter by email?  Please subscribe to our newsletter and media release mailing list by clicking subscribe on the right hand side of this page. 
The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Community Development Program (CDP) started the 2021 financial year upbeat, despite a challenging operating environment posed by the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic. Staff attended an in-house training session at the start of July, centred on engaging everyone in the program’s journey through the difficult pandemic time in the financial year ahead. Good group...
Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Youth and Communities successfully ran two intercommunity sports days involving several remote communities over the June-July School Holidays.The sports days were held at Atitjere on 8 July and Laramba on 15 July.  The Atitjere sports day was open to participants from Engawala, and the Laramba Day saw participants travel from Yuelamu.  Youth, Sport and Recreation (YSR...
 Yuelamu had an impressive number of entries into the NAIDOC Week Art Award, so much so that four categories had to be created. The theme this year was ‘Always was – always will be.’ Rhys Murphy (main photo, on left) won the Best Pottery category with his entry “Blue” (below left).Tanisha Charles (main photo, on right) won the Best Canvas category for her entry “One Land, One People” (below right).      ...
 Monday 6 July is a day off work for Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) staff due to the NAIDOC week celebrations. And even though the rest of Australia has postponed the celebrations until November CDRC have decided to go ahead with the celebrations on Tuesday 7 July. The weather is perfect for it this time of year and the Council has its COVID-19 plans in place. The celebrations will happen on each...
NAIDOC Week is from 5-12 July this year, and Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) are celebrating with an Art competition. The theme this year is ‘Always was, always will be’ and your artwork should be based the theme. Entry is open to residents of the communities of CDRC.
 NAIDOC Week is from 5-12 July this year, and Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) are celebrating with a flag raising ceremony in each community at the Council office on Tuesday 7 July. It starts at 10am in each community except Yuendumu where it starts at 12pm. Don't forget that Monday 6 July is a day off for all CDRC staff.
National Reconciliation Week runs from 27 May to 3 June, 2020.To celebrate, Indigenous Events NT is holding a Photo competition with the theme from National Reconciliation Week – In This Together.They want you to take a photo that shows what reconciliation looks like to you and to upload it to https://www.indigenouseventsnt.com.au/photo-competiton. You could win an IPad.

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