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 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...

 New band equipment was purchased by the Anmatjere Local Authority (LA) that will be used for discos that are an approved funded LA project. The discos have been postponed due to the Corona virus, and they will have everything in place ready to go when physical distancing laws have been removed.

 The discos will be run by Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC)...

 Last Thursday (16 April) marked the start of the Atitjere flu shot season with the day promoted by the Atitjere Health Centre as “Get Your Flu Shot Day”. The clinic is hoping to give as many flu shots out to the community as they can. This year is especially important for flu shots in order to help protect the health of the community in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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 The recent flow of information around Covid-19 appears to have been received loud and clear in Atitjere.  Along with “Wash your Hands” and “Hygiene” posters Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) has also sent out a strong message about the importance of reducing the amount of rubbish lying around. 

  The community are cleaning up yards, bins were full and...

 

 The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Lajamanu Works crew, together with Brad Marshall from the Community Safety Patrol team combined to build and distribute over 200 new rubbish bins to community members and stakeholders.

 There were 110 household garbage bins and 100 recycling bins put together and placed throughout the community to replace...

 In the past four months, the Works Team in Willowra have been busy with an ongoing community clean up including car removals.

 Field Officers Terence Payton and Junior Presley are new employees of Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) and have been using the backhoe to remove the cars. So far twenty-eight cars have been cleared out of the community to...

 The Office of Chansey Paech has decided to run a photo competition with remote communities to try and capture some positive stories and pictures of life out on country.

 Send in a picture to ELECTORATE.NAMATJIRA@NT.GOV.AU OR VIA FACEBOOK

 that you...

 The April 2020 edition of the Central Desert News is out now! You can view it by opening the attachment below.

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