City of Palmerston

Council Departments

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Council has two departments - Corporate and Community Services and Technical Services.

Corporate and Community Services

Corporate and Community Services has two work teams:

  1. Corporate Services: incorporating Finance, Human Resources, Records Management, Information Technology and Customer Service.
  2. Community Services is divided into two sections:
  • Library and Information Services: includes the Palmerston Library, Community Information Officers, and Kids Action Time. Library membership is open to all Northern Territory residents.
  • Community Development: includes Events, Youth, Recreation, Community and Healthy Communities Development Officers. The section also brings in project officers for specific projects, such as Safe Communities.
Technical Services

Technical Services is divided into two sections:

  1. Operations and Development: responsible for maintaining parks and gardens, council owned infrastructure (such as community centres and roads), rubbish collection and environmental management. In the Northern Territory, Councils do not administer planning and development applications.
  2. Ranger Services: responsible for legislation, regulations and by-laws relating to Palmerston. This includes traffic management, animal management, signage and public places.
A Place for People

Council Offices
Civic Plaza, First Floor
2 Chung Wah Terrace,
Palmerston, NT, 0831

P 08 8935 9922 (24 hour service)
F 08 8935 9900

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

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

P 08 8935 9999
F 08 8935 9998

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 9777
F 08 8931 0122

Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 6am - 8pm
Saturday 8am - 3pm
Sunday 9am - 1pm
Public holidays 9am - 1pm