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Central Desert News September 2019

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Central Desert Regional Council's
03 Sep 2019
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Softball Championship in Ti Tree

Softball Championship in Ti Tree

Softball Championship in Ti Tree.The Central Desert Regional Council held a successful softball competition in Ti Tree on Wednesday, 14th August. The women from Laramba and Pmara Jutunta played off to determine who would go on to play in the NT Championships in September.The players took ownership of the game and had their own community members officiate and played with a spirit of fairness.Big...
Central Desert Regional Council's
27 Aug 2019
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Atitjere Rec Hall gets much-needed repairs

Atitjere Rec Hall gets much-needed repairs

Youth and Communities contracted workers to repair the Atitjere Recreation Hall in June, fixing some dangerous problems.The Rec Hall had electrical problems, holes in the veranda ceiling exposing fibrous insulations and a rotting floor in the bathroom/laundry. The contractors rectified these problems by replacing lights, removing loose wiring, removing the vinyl and reinforcing the toilet/laundry floor...
Central Desert Regional Council's
19 Aug 2019
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New Solar Lights for Yuelamu

New Solar Lights for Yuelamu

June was a big month for the Central Desert Regional Council Works team in Yuelamu. Along with rolling out new bins to the community, which are now all consistently the same colour community wide, the fantastic crew installed four new solar lights, which was a Granite Mines Affected Area Aboriginal Corporation (GMAAAC) project. They achieved all this while still delivering core services to the community...
Central Desert Regional Council's
15 Aug 2019
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New Fence in Laramba

New Fence in Laramba

Check out what the Central Desert Regional Council works crew and the Community Development Program in Laramba have been up to. The Local Authority decided to have new fencing around the park, and now it looks great!The new fence goes around the park in the centre of the community, so the whole community can enjoy a nice area to sit and have community barbeques.Demonstrating what can be achieved with...
Central Desert Regional Council's
07 Aug 2019
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Yuelamu Rec Hall Gets Flood of Repairs

Yuelamu Rec Hall Gets Flood of Repairs

Previously, the Yuelamu Rec Hall was flooded every time there was big rain and had to be closed. With the new repairs Youth and Communities commissioned in June, this will be a thing of the past. Contractors have landscaped the area around the building to direct water away from it, with new down pipes. There will be no more big clean-ups necessary and the Rec Hall can run as usual when it rains.The...
Central Desert Regional Council's
26 Jul 2019
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EAST MACDONNELL & PLENTY HIGHWAY VISITOR MASTER PLAN

EAST MACDONNELL & PLENTY HIGHWAY VISITOR MASTER PLAN

The Central Desert Regional Council, together with the Northern Territory Government have released the Regional Visitor Experience Master Plan for the East MacDonnell and Plenty Highway Region.The Master Plan is expected to shape investment in the region for the next 10 years.
Central Desert Regional Council's
25 Jul 2019
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Respite Centre Opens in Ti Tree

Respite Centre Opens in Ti Tree

President of the Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) Adrian Dixon along with CEO Diane Hood opened the first Flexi overnight respite centre in Ti Tree on 3rd July 2019.The facility has two separate wings, one for men and one for women. It will significantly increase the capacity for overnight respite care for residents across the communities of the Central Desert Region.In her speech, Ms Hood thanked...
Central Desert Regional Council's
25 Jul 2019
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Engawala Rec Hall Gets New Concrete

Engawala Rec Hall Gets New Concrete

Youth and Communities have upgraded the Engawala Basketball court with a new concrete floor inside the caged area and surrounding it. This will significantly reduce dust and associated breathing problems, and make the space more useable for the Sport and Recreation program.The project was possible thanks to funding from CAYLUS that was repurposed for the project.“This project wouldn’t have been completed...
Central Desert Regional Council's
25 Jul 2019
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