City of Palmerston

Council Departments

Council has three departments – Corporate, Community Services and Technical Services.

Corporate Services
Incorporating Finance, Human Resources, Records Management, Information Technology and Customer Service.

Community Services
Community Services includes:

  • 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 Community Events, Youth, Recreation, Health and Wellbeing, Arts and Cultural, Seniors, Children and Families and Safe Communities Development Officers.
  • Community Facilities: Gray Community Hall, The Height, Durack Community Centre, Driver Family Resource Centre, Palmerston Recreation Centre and the Palmerston Swimming and Fitness Centre.
  • Community Benefits Scheme: Grants, Donations, Scholarships and Sponsorships.

Technical Services
Technical Services is divided into two sections:

  • 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.
  • 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
1 Chung Wah Terrace,
Palmerston, NT, 0831
Palmerston, NT 0831

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

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

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 9975
F 08 8935 9900

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8.15am - 5pm
Closed public holidays