City of Palmerston

Civic Plaza

General elections for the City of Palmerston Council and office of the Mayor are held every four years, as outlined in the Local Government Act.

If a vacancy arises on Council during the four year term, a by-election is held and must take place within three months of the vacancy arising.  

Since May 2012, the NT Electoral Commission conducts all Council elections and voting is compulsory. The next general election for local government is due to be held in August 2017. Click here to view the 2017 Local Government General Election Timetable.

For more information on Local Government Elections, please visit the NT Electoral Commission website.

October 2015 By-Election

On October 31, 2015 a by-election was held in the City of Palmerston to fill an Alderman vacancy. Athina Pascoe-Bell was declared the winner on Monday 9 November 2015 at the Official Declaration of Polls, and sworn in as an Alderman at the Ordinary Council Meeting on Tuesday 17 November.

October 2013 By-Election

On October 26, 2013 a by-election was held in the City of Palmerston to fill an Alderman vacancy. Seranna Shutt was declared the winner on Monday 4 November 2013 at the Official Declaration of Polls, and sworn in as an Alderman at the Ordinary Council Meeting on Tuesday 5 November. Click here for the final first preference count from the NT Electoral Commission.

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
E palmerston@palmerston.nt.gov.au

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
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 9777
F 08 8931 0122
E topendmember@ymca.org.au

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