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Trees have been planted at the Yuendumu oval as part of a Local Authority (LA) project. The work was completed by the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Community Development Program (CDP) crew in Yuendumu. 

After getting clearance from ‘Dial Before You Dig’ ten trees have been planted around the football oval. Aaron Singleton and Ansalem Wilson, both...

Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Aged Care organised First Aid and Fire Extinguisher training through REDPATH Education in Engawala Community. Staff from Aged Care, Youth Sports & Recreation, Community Safety Patrol and the Council Office participated in the training. The training was conducted at the Aged Care Centre as part of the continuing commitment of CDRC to improve...

A bit of extra colour has been grown in Nyirripi thanks to a flower garden outside the local store. Last year it was planted by Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Field Officer Chris Michaels with the help of some school kids. Unfortunately, after they bloomed a few months later, the local cows came into town and ate most of them. The community was quite disappointed at the cows as...

The Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) team has won the Australasian Management Challenge (AMC) Northern Territory division against local governments from the top end, including Darwin and Palmerston. The competition was run on 29 April in Alice Springs and as the winners they will be heading to the Australasian finals in Canberra in August.

In its 29th year...

Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) holds a Customer Satisfaction Survey twice a year, and next month is the first for 2021. CDRC staff will be coming to each of the communities asking questions about the quality of Council Services. This is an opportunity to help Council improve its services.

All answers remain anonymous, with no names recorded, and...

 

Seven solar lights have been installed in the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) community of Nyirripi over the past three months as part of a Local Authority (LA) project. The new CDRC Works team put them up.

The lights will help to keep Nyirripi safer at night and provide areas that can be used for night time activities.

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The Yuelamu Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) office team of Norman Hagan (Administrator) and Tammi Booker (Community Services Coordinator) have been spending autumn mornings this week out in the office gardening, removing fencing as well as plenty of autumn leaves. Keeping the gardens tidy also eliminates safety hazards including snakes and spiders.

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There will be an intercommunity football game at Laramba with Yuelamu travelling to attend on Thursday 15 April, as part of the school holiday program run by Youth, Sport and Recreation (YSR) at Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC). It is expected an under 16 game will start from 12pm.

“There is a strong and passionate rivalry between the two communities and...

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

In this edition:

- Nyirripi Childcare centre reopens

- It's raining training at CDRC!

- A lot of actual rain

- Imparja Cup

- 2020/21 Year planner

- and much more!

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Community Development Program (CDP) participants across all the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) sites have been reengaging with the program after the Christmas break and the men's business season.

In Yuendumu they have been making tree guards for trees purchased under the Drought Relief funding.

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