City of Palmerston

Palmerston's waste transfer station is currently located at the Archer Recycling Centre & Waste Transfer Station, off Elrundie Avenue (south of Chung Wah Terrace). It's open 7 days a week from 8am-6pm.

Access to Archer Recycling Centre & Waste Transfer Station is restricted to domestic vehicles (sedans, panel vans, station wagons, motorcycles and utes) and connected standard trailers with the capacity to carry no more than one tonne.

Users are required to show proof of Palmerston residency, such as a driver's licence, rates notice or household mail with your address. Due to the limited capacity of the site waste from outside the municipality is not accepted.

The transfer station has a number of waste and recycling facilities available for the responsible disposal of items including:

  • General household waste
  • Green waste
  • Whitegoods
  • Cardboard and paper
  • Gas bottles

The transfer station does not accept the following:

  • Car bodies
  • Tyres
  • Toxic substances
  • Sewerage effluent
  • Asbestos

Hazardous/chemical waste products are able to safely and correctly be disposed of at either; NTRS, http://www.ntrs.com.au/waste-streams/hazardous-goods/ or Cleanaway, http://www.cleanaway.com.au/our-services/hazardous-chemical-waste-disposal/

For more information on the Archer Recycling Centre & Waste Transfer Station, please contact the Technical Services Department on 8935 9955.

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Council Offices
Civic Plaza, First Floor
1 Chung Wah Terrace,
Palmerston, NT, 0831
PO BOX 1,
Palmerston, NT 0831

P 08 8935 9922 (24 hour service)
F 08 8935 9900
E palmerston@palmerston.nt.gov.au

Office Hours
Monday to Friday 8.15am - 5.00pm
Closed public holidays

Palmerston Library
Goyder Square, The Boulevard
Palmerston, NT, 0831

P 08 8935 9999
F 08 8935 9998
E library@palmerston.nt.gov.au

Opening Hours
Monday - Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday 12pm - 8pm
Saturday 10am - 1pm
Sunday 1pm - 4pm
Closed public holidays

Palmerston Recreation Centre
11 The Boulevard
Palmerston, NT, 0831

P 08 8935 9922
F 08 8935 9900
E palmerston@palmerston.nt.gov.au

Operating Hours
Monday - Friday 8am - 7pm