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Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) recently competed at the AAI Central Australia Softball Tournament held in Tennant Creek. CDRC were represented by 30 female players from Anmatjere, Laramba and Engawala.

The three teams were supported by CDRC Youth and Community Safety Patrol Team Leaders, who all met in Ti Tree on Friday. The teams had a quick lunch...

The Willowra road, from 18km to 23km, is being upgraded.

This is thanks to Local Government Priority Infrastructure Funding, proudly sponsored by the Northern Territory Government, and will be completed by Danny Orr Earthmoving.

The Regional Manager Roads and Capital Projects at Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) is the Project...

 Last week the Central Dust Devils represented Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) and the Northern Territory in the Australasian final of the Local Government Australasian Management Challenge.

 Up against some tough competition from one Council in each state of Australia and one from New Zealand, the Devils did CDRC proud. Our opponents were Randwick City Council (NSW), Otago Regional Council...

Good luck to the 30 softball players from Engawala, Laramba and Ti Tree who are travelling to Tennant Creek this week to represent Central Desert Regional Council at the AAI Central Australia Softball Tournament. Players will hit the field on Friday night and all day Saturday. Check our Facebook or website for the results next week!

Photo: Annalisa Dixon from Laramba waiting to...

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Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) has hosted CAAMA Radio’s rebroadcast service in Atitjere for many years, helping to improve the liveability of the town. The quality of the old CAAMA transmitter was not good and only mono – very much like an AM broadcast radio station.  The antennas had been damaged a very long time ago and the service was struggling to cover the community.


Central Desert Regional Council’s (CDRC) Atitjere municipal crew were once again out and about at the Harts Range Races and Sports Weekend this year. Council sponsor a variety of community events and have been supporting this event with people, equipment and financially for many years.

In the weeks...

On Thursday 29 July over 40 players from Atitjere, Engawala, Laramba, Pmara Jutunta and Nturiya participated in the first Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Intercommunity Sporting Tournament since COVID-19 disrupted the Youth Sport and Recreation (YSR) programs. The round robin softball tournament was held at Pmara Jutunta, with Laramba and Engawala making the final. The...

In the last week of July, the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Community Safety Patrol (CSP) teams in Lajamanu had three days of training in Introductory Mediation and Peacemaking.  The program was delivered by Troy Degenhardt and Matthew Panayi of Northern Territory Alternate Dispute Resolution. This was the...

The August 2021 edition of the Central Desert News is out now! You can view it by opening the attachment below.

In this edition:

- CDRC Win Management Challenge

- Local Government Elections

- Community Safety Started in Nyirripi

- Opening of MacDonnell Building

-Mobile Reception in Nyirripi, Engawala and Laramba

- 2021/22 Year planner

- and much more!