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The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Governance and Business Support Services team's entry to the CDRC “Working through COVID-19” video competition for National Safe Work Month in October finished as runner-up. The film is called ‘Mind Management’ and focuses on the mental health side of the pandemic, and the help that is available....

Atitjere Aged Care were the winners of the Central Desert Regional Council's short film competition to promote National Safe Work Month this October, 2020. This year the theme for the competition was “WHS through COVID-19” and the winning film showed the correct hygiene and physical distancing needed to keep safe from COVID-19 before entering an Aged...

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....

At the end of September Power and Water installed new LED lighting in the Atitjere power station generator shed.

“The old fluros were getting a bit tired and did not suit current Work Health and Safety requirements.  The transformation has been amazing.  The generator shed is extremely well lit now making our generator servicing easier and safer.  Along similar...

Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) is not just a Monday to Friday, nine to five organisation.  Its Essential Services Officers (ESO) are responsible for 24 hours, 7 days a week emergency response to all power, water and sewerage emergencies. 

“While you may have been having a quiet tea or coffee at home or watching the kids play their favourite sport this...

Yuendumu has made the Central Australian Football League’s Central Desert Regional Council Senior Men’s division two grand final with a very close win over Areyonga last weekend. The final scores were 7.11-53 to 7.10-52.

Yuelamu also made the grand final after a gutsy win against Nyirripi. The scores ended at 11.14-80 to 9.3-57.

The...

As the weather warms it pays to remember the importance of being alert when handling bins and other equipment around community. 

“Today whilst undertaking some routine maintenance on a bore compound I uncovered a juvenile Mulga snake curled up under a rubbish bin,” said Warren Kenney, the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Atitjere Community Services...

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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Community members from Laramba travelled to Alice Springs to represent Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) in a Central Australian slow pitch softball competition on 12 and 13 September 2020.

The annual Softball NT championships that were to be held in Alice Springs this year were cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions, so Softball NT held this competition...

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