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Billy Briscoe, a Laramba indigenous man, has been acting in the Community Services Coordinator (CSC) role for several months. It was intended Billy would be mentored to step into the role by an on-the-ground manager, however this has not been possible. Billy has embraced the higher level of responsibility and is achieving key goals in Laramba, such as traffic management and rubbish...

 In January the Atitjere Field Officers undertook some computer training, some having not been in the system.  They were then able to enter information on their time cards directly into Tech One, the software that Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) uses, as well as other computer related tasks.

 Fast forward to May and two of the Field Officers are working...

  The communities of Engawala and Yuelamu received some welcomed donations to assist everyone throughout the Coronavirus period.

  Central Australian Youth Link-Up Service (CAYLUS) made a donation of sports balls, basketball singlets and shorts, and football and cricket boots. The sports balls were handed out to individuals to help keep them active in a safe way during the Coronavirus period,...

On Monday 27 April 2020 Yuelamu received their delivery of 60 boxes solar hydropanels for the Hydropanel Water Project that will provide the local residents of Yuelamu community with clean drinking water.

The unloading of the 60 boxes of Hydro panels was a combined effort from the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) made up of staff from Youth, Sport and...

Central Desert Regional Council presents its draft 2018-22 (Year Three) Regional Council Plan (which includes our 2020/21 Annual Council plan and budget) for public Comment until close of business 22 May 2020.

 

A copy is available to download below or on our website at  www.centraldesert.nt.gov.au  (Publications / Regional...

 Lajamanu now has four new Field Officers for the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Works crew. CDRC Senior Administration Officer in Lajamanu, Michael Erglis, held a training session explaining the plant Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) and Work, Health and Safety (WHS) policy to new Field Officers Maxi Gordon, Dermott Cook, Andrew Sua and Adam Cook, as well as long term Field...

 

 The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Works crew, working with the Yuendumu Roads crew, installed road furniture in Nyirripi over a two week period recently. But don’t think you’ll have a new comfy couch to sit on by the road in Nyirripi. This road furniture is signage to inform people of services and to keep people safe.

  “It was a nice change from usual tasks and...

 Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) is responsible for maintaining the supply of electricity to the community of Atitjere, which includes the maintenance of the Atitjere solar farm.

 Shannon White, the Atitjere Essential Services Officer, looks after the site, which includes keeping the 720 panels shiny and controlling the weeds and grasses in and around the...

 In these times of lockdown due to Coronavirus, Lajamanu has been able to complete a Granites Mine Affected Area Aboriginal Corporation (GMAAAC) Project. Two...

 For staff living and working in a remote community who are not from there, it can be tough to be away from family and friends for an extended period of time. During the current Coronavirus outbreak it can be even tougher, as there is restricted movement into regional centres such as Alice Springs and Katherine. Some staff are looking at the positive side.

 “Not...

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