City of Palmerston

2017

City Centre Car Parking
22 May 2017

Paying for parking in council owned car parks will begin in the Palmerston City Centre from Monday 5 June 2017.

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Proposed Permanent Road Closure: Durack Drive
22 May 2017

Submit your feedback in writing by Monday 5 June 2017.

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Live in the Square
22 May 2017

Listen to LIVE tunes from local artist at Goyder Square!

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3on3 Basketball Saturday Series
22 May 2017

FREE 3on3 Basketball is back!

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Buskers Wanted
22 May 2017

Busking Permit now available for Goyder Square - share your talent with the public

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Warisan Budaya Indonesian Festival
17 May 2017

Experience Indonesia's culture, cuisine and entertainment on Saturday 20 May at Goyder Square.

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Local Government Elections: Candidate Information Session
15 May 2017

The City of Palmerston will be holding a candidate information session for potential candidates interested in running at the upcoming local government election.

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National Families Week
05 May 2017

Celebrate National Families Week at FlicNics.

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Shakespeare - Much Ado About Nothing
04 May 2017

Shakespeare is coming to Palmerston! Get your tickets now.

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Brekkie in the Park
28 Apr 2017

Held on the first Sunday of each month over the dry season, families can enjoy a FREE healthy breakfast and plenty of outdoor activities.

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Expression of Interest - Insurance Management Services
26 Apr 2017

EOI closes at 2.00pm on Thursday 27 April 2017.

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Public Consultation - City Centre Improvement Levy
10 Apr 2017

Give your feedback in writing by 5pm, Monday 24 April 2017.

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ANZAC Day in Palmerston
10 Apr 2017

TUESDAY 25 APRIL: Details on ANZAC Day activities in Palmerston

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Changes to City of Palmerston Facilities
06 Apr 2017

The Palmerston Recreation Centre in the City Centre, and the Swimming & Fitness Centre in Moulden will be experiencing some changes.

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Activate 2017
06 Apr 2017

Activate, our 8-week health and fitness program is back for 2017!  Registrations open 20 March.

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Public Consultation - Draft Companion Animal Management Plan
30 Mar 2017

Give your feedback in writing by 5pm, Wednesday 5 April 2017.

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Neighbour Day
23 Mar 2017

Celebrate friendships or make new ones at one of our FREE Neighbour Day events.

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Proposed Permanent Partial Road Closure: Hillson Street
16 Mar 2017

Leave your feedback in writing by 5pm on Wednesday 22 March 2017.

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FREE Yoga & Tai Chi in the Square
06 Mar 2017

Held in Goyder Square from March-June!

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Clean Up Australia Day
02 Mar 2017

Put yourself in the picture and be part of the 2017 Clean Up Australia Day Palmerston team.

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Voices of Palmerston
16 Feb 2017

share your story....

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Monster Mulch Sale
06 Feb 2017

Palmerston's Archer Recycling Centre & Waste Transfer Station is having a MONSTER MULCH SALE!

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Food & Fitness...What's Fact, What's Fad, What's Fiction?
30 Jan 2017

Six information sessions focusing on maintaining good health and well-being.

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What's On: The Heights, Durack Community Centre
30 Jan 2017

March Art Classes & Workshops

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2017 Australia Day Awards
30 Jan 2017

Meet the winners of our 2017 Palmerston Australia Day Awards

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Australia Day 2017
20 Jan 2017

Thursday 26 January - celebrate with the City of Palmerston

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School Holiday Activities
16 Jan 2017

City of Palmerston has your school holiday activities sorted.

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2016

Geekfest Top End
27 Jan 2017

Held for the first time in the Top End, join us on Saturday 28 January 2017 to celebrate all things nerd culture.

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WEED ALERT - Sagittaria platyphylla
16 Jan 2017

Sagittaria (Sagittaria platyphylla) has been found in the Darwin area. This is the first known occurrence of sagittaria in the Northern Territory.

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Activate 2017
04 Jan 2017

Call for Suppliers

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Road Closure
12 Dec 2016

Council wishes to advise residents that it proposes to permanently close the unmade section of Wallaby Holtz Road. Feedback on this proposal closes COB, Wednesday 28 December 2016.

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What's On: The Heights, Durack Community Centre
12 Dec 2016

January/February 2017 Art Classes & Workshops

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Goyder Square Christmas Tree Lighting
02 Dec 2016

Join us to light up the City's Christmas Tree.

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Australia Day Awards 2017
29 Nov 2016

Nominations are open for the 2017 Palmerston Australia Day Awards.

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Public Consultation - Fishing Platforms in the Durack Area
29 Nov 2016

Community feedback can now be view from the public consultation.

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Place-Making Projects 2016/17
29 Nov 2016

Are you holding an event in 2016/17 in one of Palmerston's open spaces? Apply for a Place-making Projects Grant!

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3 on 3 Palmerston Basketball Saturday Series
07 Nov 2016

FREE event for 12-18 years olds!

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Palmerston Carols
07 Nov 2016

Celebrate the start of the festive season with friends and family at this exciting event.

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Car Boot Sale
31 Oct 2016

Join us on Saturday 5 November for our massive car park sale!

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Multicultural Movies in the Square Program
19 Oct 2016

Shown on the Goyder Square TV in October

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Palmerston Children's Week Event
19 Oct 2016

FREE event for children aged 0-5 years and their families.

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Garage Sale Trail - Reboot Your Loot
17 Oct 2016

It's back. Pencil Saturday 22 October into your diary and prepare for a fun day of buying and selling.

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FREE Meditation Session
17 Oct 2016

Join visiting Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang Dornying for a FREE class on how to enjoy a peaceful mind through meditation.

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FlicNics - Labyrinth
13 Oct 2016

Catch our final FlicNics for the year on Saturday 15 October at Goyder Square.

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2016 Pre-Cyclone Clean Up
19 Sep 2016

To help residents prepare for the upcoming cyclone season, the City of Palmerston will be conducting a free hard rubbish collection service for all suburbs.

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Multicultural Movies in the Square
19 Sep 2016

Have your film, documentary, short film, animation or music clip shown on the Goyder Square TV.

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The Boulevard - Stage 2
19 Sep 2016

Keep up to date with the project

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Jazz in the Square
25 Aug 2016

LIVE jazz in Goyder Square

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Nurserytime at Goyder Square
27 Jul 2016

Join us on Wednesday 3 August to celebrate Breastfeeding Awareness Week.

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FlicNics - Grease
21 Jul 2016

Join us for our Grease theme night on Saturday 30 July at Goyder Square!

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Square Trivia
18 Jul 2016

It's back, test your general knowledge and skills at our FREE trivia night.

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School Holiday Activities
06 Jul 2016

City of Palmerston has your school holiday activities sorted.

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Square Trivia
27 Jun 2016

Test your general knowledge and skills at our FREE trivia night.

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Territory Day
24 Jun 2016

Tips on keeping your dog safe and our environment clean this Territory Day

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Alterations to Council and Committee Meetings
22 Jun 2016

The City of Palmerston wishes to advise residents that the June and July meetings of Council will be held at the following locations, commencing 6.30pm. ...

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What's On - June
22 Jun 2016

Check out the events happening in June

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FlicNics
30 May 2016

Back for 2016 is our popular movie program, FlicNics, with some exciting new changes.

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Brekkie in the Park
23 May 2016

One Sunday a month from May-September, join us for Brekkie in the Park!

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Goyder Square TV
23 May 2016

Looking to promote your community event/organisation or local talent?

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Public Consultation - Playground Fencing Survey
20 May 2016

City of Palmerston is seeking public feedback on the need to have playgrounds fenced.

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Circus Workshop
09 May 2016

Join us for a FREE come and try Circus Workshop to celebrate National Families Week

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Citra Indonesian Festival
03 May 2016

Enjoy live music and entertainment from overseas and local acts and delicious Indonesian food.

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Activate 2016
28 Apr 2016

Activate is back bigger and better than ever in 2016 and will kick off on Tuesday 3 May. Register today!

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ANZAC Day in Palmerston
18 Apr 2016

MONDAY 25 APRIL: Details on ANZAC Day activities in Palmerston and road closure information

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Freedom of Entry
15 Apr 2016

On Saturday 16 April, commencing at 10am in Goyder Square, the 8th/12th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery will exercise their Freedom of Entry to the Municipality of Palmerston.

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Palmy Fun Run Walk
15 Apr 2016

On this Sunday 17 April 2016. Temporary road closures will be in place.

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Internal Audit Committee call for Independent Representative
13 Apr 2016

Council is seeking to fill the position of the external independent chair to Council’s Internal Audit Committee.

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Community BBQ Trailer
07 Apr 2016

City of Palmerston Community BBQ Trailer is free and available for use by members of the community, local organisations and groups to support activities and programs that directly benefit residents of the City of Palmerston.

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Palmy Pool Party
07 Apr 2016

Celebrate National Youth Week at the Palmy Pool Party!

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COPAL Water Fun Day
04 Apr 2016

Help celebrate COPAL's new theme - Water. The Original Cool Drink, at our FREE Water Fun Day event

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Harmony Day Football Festival
24 Mar 2016

Palmerston is once again holding a Harmony Day Football Festival to celebrate Australia’s cultural diversity. It’s about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone.

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Neighbour Day
17 Mar 2016

Meet your Palmerston neighbour to celebrate Neighbour Day on Thursday 24 March

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Land For Sale
07 Mar 2016

Public Notice: Sale of Land

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International Women’s Day
07 Mar 2016

Walk and Expo - Saturday 12 March 2016

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Clean Up Australia Day
01 Mar 2016

Put yourself in the picture and be part of the 2016 Clean Up Australia Day Palmerston team.

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2015

City of Palmerston - Rate Notice Survey
22 Dec 2015

How would you like to receive your rates notice? Take our short survey to have your say.

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Draft Community Consultation Policy Public Consultation
15 Dec 2015

The City of Palmerston is calling for public feedback on the recently released draft Community Consultation Policy.

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Australia Day Awards 2016
15 Dec 2015

Nominations are being called for the 2016 Australia Day Awards

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Palmerston Carols
04 Nov 2015

Join us for the Palmerston Carols on Saturday 28 November.

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City of Palmerston By-Election
28 Oct 2015

The Northern Territory Electoral Commission has set the date of the City of Palmerston council by-election for Saturday 31 October 2015.

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Garage Sale Trail - Reboot Your Loot
21 Oct 2015

Head along to the Reboot Your Loot sale on Saturday 24 October in Council's main car park for a fun day of buying!

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FlicNics
21 Oct 2015

Back for 2015 is our popular outdoor movie program, FlicNics.

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Aussie Backyard Bird Count
29 Sep 2015

Get involved with the Aussie Backyard Bird Count Full story here

2015 Pre Cyclone Clean Up
29 Sep 2015

To help residents prepare for the upcoming cyclone season, the City of Palmerston will be conducting a free hard rubbish collection service 
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School Holiday Programs
10 Sep 2015

The City of Palmerston has your school holiday activities sorted.  Full story here

Palmerston Arts Strategy
07 Sep 2015

Request for: Expressions of Interest PALMERSTON ARTS STRATEGY 2016-2020 Full story here

2015 Top End Invitational
02 Sep 2015

City of Palmerston presents for a second year in a row, the Adelaide 36ers 2015 Top End Invitational in conjunction with Basketball NT. Full story here

Community BBQ Trailer
30 Aug 2015

Have you ever thought about holding a neighbourhood party and need a BBQ? The City of Palmerston Building Better Neighbourhood’s community BBQ trailer is FREE and available to use. Full story here

Picnic in the Park
20 Aug 2015

Get outdoors this dry season! Full story here

Adopted Municipal Plan and Declaration Of Rates & Charges 2015/16
05 Aug 2015

Information on Council's new rating structure, including the 50% Concession for 2015/16  Full story here

Palmerston & Rural Seniors Month
21 Jul 2015

Running from Sunday 9 August until Sunday 23 August 2015. Full story here

Keep your dog safe this Territory Day
25 Jun 2015

FREE ride home for registered Palmerston dogs this Territory Day Full story here

FEEDBACK: Draft Municipal Plan 2015-2020
22 Jun 2015

Council wants to hear from YOU, about the future of Palmerston... read more about the City's draft Municipal Plan 2015-2020

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Refugee Week-Palmerston Film Night
27 May 2015

Celebrate Refugee Week at the Palmerston Film Night  Full story here

2014

The Boulevard - Road Reopened
29 Jan 2015

The City of Palmerston advises that The Boulevard has reopened. Full story here

Mobile Phone Recycling
27 Jan 2015

Mobile phones should never be thrown out.  They are not biodegradable, and may contain some potentially environmentally hazardous material.  The City of Palmerston has partnered with MobileMuster to provide a free recycling service to its residents.

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Mobile Printing at the City of Palmerston Library
27 Jan 2015

Print on the go from your laptop or smart device with the City of Palmerston Library’s Mobile Printing Service Full story here

Goyder Square Stage 2
10 Nov 2014

Palmerston city centre update - what's next for Goyder Square Full story here

Aussie Backyard Bird Count
17 Oct 2014

Get involved with the Aussie Backyard Bird Count Full story here

2014 Pre Cyclone Clean Up
01 Oct 2014

The City of Palmerston will be conducting a FREE hard rubbish collection for all residential suburbs, for suburb dates and details ...

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Australian Sustainable Cities judge has visited Palmerston
12 Sep 2014

The submission is in for City of Palmerston, who are representing the Northern Territory in the Australian Sustainable Cities Awards 2014. Full story here

Review of Electoral Representation
07 Sep 2014

Public consultation is presently being undertaken by Council to allow interested members of the community to express their views on the key issues which will determine the future composition and structure of Council... Full story here

Disruptions to online payments and some administrative services.
01 Sep 2014

From 30 June 2014 onwards Council will have disruptions to online payment functionalities.  Full story here

Adelaide 36ers H Hotel Top End Invitational
01 Sep 2014

The City of Palmerston are very pleased to be supporting Basketball NT with the return of professional basketball games to the Top End.  Tickets are now available for the Adelaide 36ers H Hotel Top End Invitational games...

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Key Decisions: Council Meeting 3 June 2014
24 Jun 2014

A change to the 2014 Palmerston Festival location, release of the draft Municipal Plan 2014-19, Goyder Square TV contract awarded and new appointments to the Development Consent... read the key decisions from last night's Council meeting Full story here

Cook with Callum Hann and Themis Chryssidis from Sprout Cooking!
05 Jun 2014

The boys from Sprout Cooking will be running low-cost healthy cooking classes in Palmerston this June long weekend! Full story here

FEEDBACK: Draft Municipal Plan 2014-19
04 Jun 2014

Council wants to hear from YOU, about the future of Palmerston... read more about the City's draft Municipal Plan 2014-19
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Temporary Pool Closure: 10-13 June
03 Jun 2014

The pool at the Palmerston Aquatic Centre will be out of action from Tuesday 10 June, reopening Saturday 14 June. Full story here

Dog Park Fence Upgrade
26 May 2014

The Marlow Lagoon Dog Park fence will be upgraded from 26 - 30 May 2014.  Full story here

29 MAY: Developer Workshop
23 May 2014

Council will be conducting a workshop for developers interested in taking part in two projects for Palmerston's Boulevard including a mixed use 15 storey high rise and a multi-level car parking station.
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Key decisions: 20 May Ordinary Council Meeting
21 May 2014

Allowance freeze for Elected Members, option to upgrade general waste bins to 240L and over $18,000 in community grants awarded. Read more about the key decisions from the latest Council meeting.
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NT Libraries get connected
19 May 2014

Mayor Abbott joined Darwin Lord Mayor Katrina Fong Lim and Minister Peter Styles to launch a single membership program for libraries across the NT. Full story here

Palmerston Festival: Expressions of Interest
09 May 2014

The Palmerston Festival is back for 2014 - and is looking for food and beverage stall holders to be involved on Saturday 30 August Full story here

Use your imagination!
09 May 2014

The Northern Territory's first 'Imagination Playground' lands in Palmerston Full story here

FREE Family Fun Day
06 May 2014

Join us this Saturday from 8:30am in Tiverton Park, Moulden for COPAL's FREE family fun day.
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Key Decisions: Council Meeting 15 April 2014
16 Apr 2014

Resealing roads, the closure of Palmerston Circuit, support for the Goyder Square TV and financial support for two community organisations - read some of the outcomes of the 15 April Council Meeting.
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The Reel Palmerston: Youth Film Workshops
15 Apr 2014

Calling all young budding Speilbergs! Council is running FREE film making workshops - perfect for learning the basics of making your own cinematic masterpiece. Full story here

New Deputy Mayor Appointed
10 Apr 2014

The City of Palmerston congratulates Heather Malone on becoming Deputy Mayor for a 12 month term. Full story here

Activate 2014: Registration NOW OPEN
07 Apr 2014

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Get ready to get active Palmerston... Activate is back bigger and better than ever in 2014 and will kick off on Monday the 28th April. Take the 8 week healthy lifestyle challenge...
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Council Meeting Key Decisions: Tuesday 2 April
02 Apr 2014

The Goyder Square TV, 2014 Palmerston Festival & a new Deputy Mayor... read about the key decisions from the Council Meeting held Tuesday 2 April 2014. Full story here

National Youth Week: Race Around Palmerston
01 Apr 2014

Palmerston – get ready to RACE! To celebrate Youth Week 2014, the City of Palmerston is giving you the chance to WIN tickets to BASSINTHEGRASS, a goPro Hero and heaps of other prizes.

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Palmerston Pool Closure: 8-10 April
01 Apr 2014

The Palmerston Aquatic Centre will be closed for a 3 day scheduled maintenance period 8-10 April
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Controlled Burn Off: Pinelands and Yarrawonga
21 Mar 2014

The Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service will be conducting prescribed burns in the Darwin/Rural area on Saturday 22 March.
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Key Decisions: Council Meeting 18 March 2014
19 Mar 2014

Details from Power & Water regarding new charges, a presentation from the Youth Inspiring Palmerston team and replacing the Marlow Lagoon dog fence... read some of the key decisions from last night's council meeting.
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Power and Water: a 'Tardis' of charges
18 Mar 2014

Council is calling on Power and Water to 'put their money where their mouth is' and explain the new $575,906 charge they're planning on slugging Palmerston with. Full story here

Local governments forced to fund Power and Water inefficiencies
17 Mar 2014

Power and Water Corporation are set to slug the City of Palmerston with a new annual charge estimated at $575,906 per annum. Find out what this could mean for the City's 11,000 ratepayers.
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Outdoor Television Screen for Goyder Square
05 Mar 2014

Goyder Square will soon be home to a large outdoor television screen following a decision made at last night's Council meeting. Full story here

Key Decisions - Council Meeting 4 March 2014
05 Mar 2014

An outdoor TV screen for Goyder Square, and financial support for a regional capitals research project... check out the key decisions from Tuesday night's Council meeting. Full story here

PUBLIC FEEDBACK: Draft Development Guidelines
25 Feb 2014

The City of Palmerston is calling for public feedback on the recently released draft Development Guidelines. Full story here

World Environment Day Award
24 Feb 2014

Are you an environmental crusader? Nominations are now open for the 2014 United Nations Association of Australia World Environment Day Awards Full story here

Key Decisions - Council Meeting 18 February 2014
19 Feb 2014

Bigger bins for units, draft sub-division guidelines, a dry season film program and a community grant for the Palmerston Cricket Club - check out the key decisions from last night's council meeting. Full story here

Clean Up Australia Day - Sunday 2 March
11 Feb 2014

It's time to roll up your sleeves Palmerston and join us for Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday 2 March at 9am at the Palmerston Senior College Oval. BYO gloves & closed in shoes! Full story here

Key Decisions - 4 February 2014 Council Meeting
05 Feb 2014

A CDU scholarship, expressions of interest to develop a Lot in Rosebery, and Clean Up Australia Day.. Read the highlights from last night's Council meeting. Full story here

Increase in Ross River Risk
05 Feb 2014

With the recent wet weather, the Department of Health is warning Top End residents to be vigilant against mozzie bites. Full story here

2014 Australia Day Local Government Awards
30 Jan 2014

Congratulations to the 2014 recipients of the Palmerston Australia Day Awards - Ann Brown, Christine Gardiner & the YMCA Drop In Centre Full story here

Goyder Square Redevelopment
29 Jan 2014

Work is due to commence on the redevelopment of Goyder Square the week commencing 27 January 2014.
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13 February - Library Computers Unavailable
23 Jan 2014

The library's public computers will be unavailable, Thursday 13 February 2014.The public wi-fi network will still be accessible.
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A message from Mayor Abbott
21 Jan 2014

Message of Condolence: Last night I was truly saddened to hear of the passing of a child from Palmerston, as a result of a drowning incident over the weekend. Full story here

Key Decisions - Council Meeting 14 January 2014
15 Jan 2014

Expressions of interest for developing lots located near the Rec Centre, combating shopping trolleys and a review ordered of the Palmerston (Public Places) By Laws... read the key decisions from last night's Council meeting.  Full story here

Australia Day 2014
06 Jan 2014

BBQs, boardies and beaches - no matter what makes you proud to be Australian, come along and celebrate our national day at the City's official Australia Day reception at the Palmerston Recreation Centre, 3pm Sunday 26th January. Full story here

2013

School's out for Summer!
20 Dec 2013

Stuck for ideas these school holidays? Check out what's happening in Palmerston for kids of all ages
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Shopping Trolley Crack Down
17 Dec 2013

Council is cracking down on abandoned shopping trolleys in Palmerston... Taking a trolley outside a centre and leaving it around the city could cost you $3,000 Full story here

Australia Day Nominations Close this Friday!
17 Dec 2013

NOMINATIONS CLOSE THIS FRIDAY AT 5PM! Do you know someone going 'above and beyond' for the local community? Nominations are now open for the 2014 Australia Day Awards, including Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year. Full story here

Sustainability Strategy 2013-2018: Have your say
13 Dec 2013

The City of Palmerston's Sustainability Strategy 2013-18 is now available for public comment. Download your copy of the strategy here. Full story here

Key Decisions - Council Meeting 11 December 2013
12 Dec 2013

Closing Archer Sporting Complex, a sustainability strategy, animal management and aid for the Philippine Red Cross - read the highlights from the final Council meeting for 2013 Full story here

Christmas Operating Hours
11 Dec 2013

Council's office will close noon Tuesday 24th December and reopen 8:15am Thursday 2nd January. Full story here

Council receives a Highly Commended mention at NRM Awards
05 Dec 2013

City of Palmerston has been officially recognised for their green initiatives at the recent Territory Natural Resource Management awards Full story here

Christmas in Palmerston
29 Nov 2013

There's plenty happening this festive season in Palmerston! Don't miss the Mackillop College Christmas Fair, Friday 6 November at 6pm...
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CAROLS CANCELLED
23 Nov 2013

The 2013 Palmerston Carols have been CANCELLED. Due to the current cyclone warning, they WILL NOT be going ahead tomorrow as scheduled. Full story here

Council Meeting Highlights - Tuesday 19 November 2013
20 Nov 2013

Animal Management by-laws, public question time, 3 CDU scholarships & support for the Darwin Symphony Orchestra... check out the highlights from last night's ordinary Council meeting Full story here

Marlow Lagoon Works Update
20 Nov 2013

Council has recently been undertaking work at Marlow Lagoon to ensure it's a safe environment, to be enjoyed by all residents Full story here

Kick off Christmas with the City of Palmerston Carols!
11 Nov 2013

Kick start the festive season in Palmerston with the 2013 Palmerston Carols at the Recreation Centre, Sunday 24 November 6pm-8pm. Entry is FREE! Full story here

Crocodile Sighting - Marlow Lagoon
11 Nov 2013

Two 50cm crocodiles remain 'at large' in Marlow Lagoon - Council urges residents to be 'croc wise' in the area. Full story here

Project Reference Group - Expressions of Interest
11 Nov 2013

The City of Palmerston is currently calling for expressions of interest from city centre retailers and landowners interested in joining The Boulevard Project Reference Group.
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Key Decisions - Council Meeting 5 November 2013
06 Nov 2013

Swearing in a new Elected Member, adopting the Annual Report and Budget Reviews - check out the summary of last night's Council meeting. Full story here

City welcomes new Elected Member
04 Nov 2013

Seranna Shutt has been declared the winner of last weekend's by-election, becoming the City's newest Elected Member, to be sworn in on 5 November at the Ordinary Council Meeting.

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Children's Week
17 Oct 2013

Celebrate Children's Week in Palmerston, 19-27 October Full story here

Key Decisions - Council Meeting 15 October 2013
16 Oct 2013

2012/13 financial statements, naming roads in The Heights Durack and climate change - read the key decisions from the Council Meeting held on Tuesday 15th October. Full story here

Council for a Day
14 Oct 2013

Ever wondered what it takes to run a city? Perhaps you’re a budding politician, interested in learning more about how Local Government works…
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Proposed Road Opening and Road Closure
11 Oct 2013

To prepare for the enhancement of Goyder Square and the creation of a vibrant main street in Palmerston's CBD, Council are proposing to close part of Palmerston Circuit and open up part of the Boulevard.
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Rates Early Bird Winners Announced!
04 Oct 2013

Congratulations to our two lucky winners of the Rates Early Bird competition... both residents walk away with $1,500 each! Full story here

2013 Pre Cyclone Clean Up
03 Oct 2013

As we slowly start to say goodbye to the dry, it's time to look ahead and prepare for cyclone season... Full story here

Driver Resource Centre temporarily out of action
02 Oct 2013

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Driver Resource Centre will be closed until Friday 4th October Full story here

Candidate Information Session
30 Sep 2013

Interested in running at the up coming Palmerston by-election? Come along to our Candidate Information Session on Thursday 3rd October at 6pm Full story here

City of Palmerston By-Election
23 Sep 2013

Residents will head to the polls on Saturday 26 October to elect a new Alderman for the City of Palmerston Full story here

Rates Early Bird Draw
23 Sep 2013

You could WIN an easy $1,500 simply by paying your rates in full by Friday 27 September 2013! Full story here

Council Meeting Key Decisions - 17th September
18 Sep 2013

Animal management by-laws, Palmerston Christmas Carols & a new street name... find out what happened at last night's Council Meeting Full story here

Palmerston set to declare new dog by-laws
18 Sep 2013

View Council's proposed Animal Management Amended By Laws, and give us your feedback Full story here

Palmerston declared a Refugee Welcome Zone
11 Sep 2013

In partnership with the Refugee Council of Australia, Palmerston has been declared the Northern Territory's first Refugee Welcome Zone. Full story here

Council Meeting Highlights - Tuesday 3rd September 2013
04 Sep 2013

Sponsorship for Total Recreation's 2013 Dancing with the Celebrities and Council meeting schedule over Christmas / New Years... catch up on what happened at the latest Council meeting. Full story here

Council Meeting Highlights - Tuesday 20 August
21 Aug 2013

An outdoor TV screen, community grants, a refugee welcome zone and the Palmerston Festival... the wrap up from last night's council meeting
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Festival Line Up Announced!
09 Aug 2013

Leah Flanagan, Shiane Hawke, a Zoo & a mosaic of cultures... welcome to Festival 2013!
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Cross this off your bucket list!
06 Aug 2013

Be part of something different at Palmerston Festival... it could happen anywhere, at anytime!  Full story here

City declares rates for 2013-14
31 Jul 2013

At a special meeting on Tuesday 30 July, Council declared rates for 2013-14 and adopted the City's Municipal Plan Full story here

Special Council Meeting - Tuesday 30 July 2013
29 Jul 2013

The public are invited to attend a special Council Meeting on Tuesday 30 July at 6pm which will address rates & charges for 2013/14 and the City's budget and Municipal Plan.
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Gyuto Monks - back for Festival!
25 Jul 2013

After accompanying His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Palmerston, the world renowned Gyuto Monks are back for Palmerston Festival! Full story here

FREE classes - Outdoor Fitness Trail
19 Jul 2013

To celebrate the installation of outdoor gym equipment in Gray & Driver, we're running FREE fitness classes for a month. Full story here

Key decisions from Council Meeting held 16 July 2013
17 Jul 2013

10 fines waived for dogs impounded because of Territory Day fireworks & two new community grants awarded... click to read the highlights from last night's meeting.
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Drop off your e-Waste
15 Jul 2013

NOW EXTENDED UNTIL THURSDAY 1st AUGUST! Drop off any old computers or TV's for FREE disposal at  60 Georgina Crescent, Yarrawonga
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Council wants YOUR feedback on the future
08 Jul 2013

The City of Palmerston has released their draft Municipal Plan 2013-18 and wants to hear YOUR thoughts

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Palmerston proudly welcomes peace
08 Jul 2013

Alderman Sue McKinnon was proudly on hand to welcome the Peace Run torch to Palmerston Full story here

Key decisions from Council Meeting held Tuesday 2 July 2013
02 Jul 2013

Elected Members will not receive a pay rise in 2013/14... draft Municipal Plan 2013-18 ready for public consultation...
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FREE community forum - Taking Sustainable Palmerston Forward
01 Jul 2013

Join us for a FREE community forum to discuss environment & climate change...Wednesday 24 July 5pm - 7pm
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Tips to keep your pets safe on Territory Day
27 Jun 2013

Advice from the City of Palmerston Rangers for keeping your pets safe this Territory Day Full story here

The Day the Dalai Lama came to Palmerston
23 Jun 2013

Click here to view some of the photos taken on the day the Dalai Lama came to Palmerston Full story here

Important Information - Dalai Lama Event Saturday 22 June
19 Jun 2013

Important information for residents attending the Dalai Lama event at the Palmerston Recreation Centre on Saturday 22 June

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Key Outtakes Council Meeting - 18 June 2013
19 Jun 2013

Click here to read the highlights from the latest City of Palmerston Council Meeting, held on Tuesday 18 June 2013. Join us at Civic Plaza for the next scheduled meeting on Tuesday 2 July 2013 Full story here

TICKETS SOLD OUT - His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Saturday 22 June 2013
16 Jun 2013

The City of Palmerston will host a visit by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on Saturday 22 June 2013. Full story here

Stop the Press!
29 May 2013

eBooks and eAudiobooks are now available for your devices from City of Palmerston Library with BorrowBox. Full story here

Council Meeting Outtakes
15 May 2013

Key Outtakes from Council Meeting Tuesday 4 June  2013

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CEO's Sleep Out
15 May 2013

The City of Palmerston CEO Ricki Bruhn has committed to sleeping rough Thursday 20 June Full story here

Are you digital ready?
10 May 2013

On 30 July 2013, areas of Darwin will switch off their analog TV signals and switch to digital-only TV. Full story here

Community Satisfaction Survey
30 Apr 2013

Committed to providing the highest standards for our community the City of Palmerston has completed its second round of Customer Satisfaction Surveys with Roy Morgan Research. Full story here

Community Garden Consultation
22 Apr 2013

Plans for a Community Garden in the City of Palmerston are growing fast ... watch the video Full story here

Crocodile Sighting Durack Lakes
26 Mar 2013

We have received advice today of an alleged crocodile sighting in Durack Lakes 26 March 2013 Full story here

4th Rate Instalment
22 Mar 2013

Please be reminded that your 4th Rates installment is due on the 28 March 2013. Full story here

FREE Streetwise Skateboard Workshops
20 Mar 2013

Skateboarding Australia are running FREE skateboard clinics at the Palmerston Skate Park.
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A FREE Event: Colourfest Film Festival
28 Feb 2013

A FREE Event: Colourfest Film Festival.  Mulitcultural Film Festival Full story here

Palmerston Library's 2nd eNewsletter
14 Feb 2013

Welcome to Palmerston Library's second eNewsletter. The City of Palmerston will soon follow with its own eNewsletter Full story here

Australia Day Awards
01 Feb 2013

The City of Palmerston would like to congratulate our Australia Day Awards winners. Full story here

Phew! We've been busy
01 Feb 2013

The city's busy Technical Services Department filed the following statistical achievements as part of their quarterly report to Council.

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Explore your City
24 Jan 2013

Explore your City: Palmerston escarpment Full story here

Role of Council
11 Jan 2013

To ensure our constituents are better informed about the role and function of your local government we plan to bring to you, after each Council Meeting, important outtakes and decisions for your consideration. Full story here

2012

Palmerston Markets
22 Apr 2013

The Palmerston Markets are currently underway every Friday from 5pm... Full story here

National Kidsafe Day
22 Apr 2013

Join us for a Safe Communities story time. Followed by the Kidsafe NT driveway safety interactive display. Enjoy activities with Safety House, Road Safety and Red Cross and COPAL Safety Walk. Full story here

Keep Australia Beautiful Grant
22 Apr 2013

City of Palmerston was the successful recipient of a $10,000 grant via the KAB Beverage Container Recycling Community Grant. Full story here

National Butt Free Day - 18 October 2012
22 Apr 2013

For more information view the media release from the organisers Full story here

Council's Internal Audit Committee
22 Apr 2013

Council is seeking to the fill the position of the external independent chair to Council’s Internal
Audit Committee. Full story here

Sustainability & Healthy Communities Lunchtime Display
22 Apr 2013

The City of Palmerston will be celebrating Sustainability Week and World Environment Day by hosting a Sustainability & Healthy Communities Lunchtime Display. Full story here

Community Garden at the Salvation Army Hall in Woodroffe
22 Apr 2013

The City of Palmerston is currently planning to establish a Community Garden at the Salvation Army Hall in Woodroffe. Our programs Healthy Palmerston and COPAL support the community to make healthy lifestyle choices and have committed to investigating the establishment of community gardens in the Palmerston are. Full story here

Bakewell Students “Walk safely to School’
22 Apr 2013

Being active everyday is important for everyone’s health and is essential for children. One way for kids to be active everyday is to ‘Think, feet, first’ and step cycle or scoot to school. Full story here

Tips to keep your dog safe this Territory Day
22 Apr 2013

This Territory Day, keep your furry friends safe with a few helpful tips from the City of Palmerston rangers. Also, what to do if your dog does run away.
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30th Birthday Exhibition - Palmerston Library
22 Apr 2013

NOW ON - Palmerston, A History in Pictures - Welcome to a photographic journey of the 30 Year Anniversary of Palmerston. Full story here

Power and Water Impact on Rates
11 Jan 2013

The City of Palmerston is still realising the full repercussions from the announcement by Power and Water to increase their charges from January 2013 Full story here

Mayor's Welcome
11 Jan 2013

Thank you for joining us online.  As your local Council we want to keep you, our community informed on activities, infrastructure and services offered by Council therefore we hope you find the information contained herein helpful and of value to your needs. Full story here

Moulden Park School awarded $1000
11 Jan 2013

City of Palmerston Mayor Ian Abbott today 6 December 2012, presented Moulden Park School with a $1000 cheque to fund Magic 123 Program Full story here

Author Visit - Chris Masters
11 Jan 2013

Monday, November 12 @ 5.15pm.  Chris Masters is Australia's best-known investigative reporter, and is the author of the bestselling Jonestown (2006). Full story here

Somerville Community Services Christmas Tree
11 Jan 2013

City of Palmerston Mayor Ian Abbott Launches the Somerville Community Services Target Christmas Tree Appeal at Palmerston Shopping Centre.  Full story here

Christmas Trading Hours and Council Meetings
11 Jan 2013

The City of Palmerston Christmas Trading Hours and Council Meetings are as follows: Full story here

50:50 A Level Playing Field
03 Dec 2012

The City of Palmerston was pleased to be recognised as an equal opportunity employer at the 2012 ALGWA National Conference recently. Full story here

Palmerston welcomes 37 new Australian Citizens
18 Sep 2012

Last night, Mayor Abbott officiated over Palmerston's quarterly Citizenship Ceremony, welcoming 37 new citizens to our Australian family. Full story here

Get your green thumb out!
10 Sep 2012

The City of Palmerston is planning on getting down & dirty, with a community garden proposed for the Gray Community Hall…. And we want to know what you think! Full story here

2012 Cyclone Clean Up
10 Sep 2012

With the build up just around the corner, it's time for Cyclone Clean Up 2012. Council will be conducting a hard waste collection to assist residents from Monday 10th September. Full story here

Want to win $2,000?
05 Sep 2012

The City of Palmerston is giving you the chance to WIN $2,000 CASH, simply by paying your rates in full by 28 September 2012. Full story here

City of Palmerston reclaim their Facebook name
05 Sep 2012

Palmerston today has reclaimed their online identity, securing the ‘City of Palmerston’ Facebook page. Follow us on Facebook to keep up to date with the latest council news! Full story here

Peppa Pig added to Palmerston Festival line up!
30 Aug 2012

Peppa Pig will be performing her Taking Turns show at Palmerston Water Park Saturday 1 September at 10:30, 11:30 & 12:30 - FREE entry, as part of Palmerston Festival 2012. Full story here

Busby Marou to perform at Festival 2012
30 Aug 2012

Popular Australian duo, Busby Marou will headline this year's Palmerston Festival with a free concert on Saturday 1st September Full story here

Happy Birthday Palmerston
30 Aug 2012

Palmerston is set to hit the big '30', and we'll be celebrating with a very special dinner under the stars at Marlow Lagoon on Saturday 8th September. Click here for information on how to purchase tickets. Full story here

Get moving with Healthy Palmerston
22 Aug 2012

It's never to late to get into shape and learn the basics of eating right! Healthy Palmerston is a federal government funded program, designed to encourage Palmerston residents to choose a healthy lifestyle. Full story here

Aquatic Centre to reopen Wednesday 22nd August
14 Aug 2012

After a period of maintenance, the Palmerston Aquatic Centre pool will reopen Wednesday 22nd August. Full story here

Acting Mayor Bunker opens CP Maddern Australasian Badminton Championships
10 Jul 2012

The U19 CP Maddern Australasian Badminton Championships got off to a flying start on Sunday at the Palmerston Recreation Centre. Full story here

Palmerston prepares to celebrate 30 years
03 Jul 2012

We're getting ready to celebrate 30 years of Palmerston and want to hear YOUR stories about the city's early days. Full story here

Palmerston pets have a safe Territory Day
03 Jul 2012

If your dog is missing, please call 08 8935 9977 during business hours, or click here to view dogs currently impounded Full story here

City awards $13,000 in Community Grants
25 Jun 2012

Church groups, sporting associations and an environmental society are amongst a group of twelve community groups who will receive cash grants from the City of Palmerston.

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2012-2017 Municipal Plan
20 Jun 2012

The City of Palmerston has set a clear plan for the future, with the release of the city's final Municipal Plan for 2012-2017. Full story here

Costa Georgiadis gives Palmerston the Green Thumbs Up
04 Jun 2012

The City of Palmerston received the green thumbs up today from popular gardening presenter, Costa Georgiadis for its proposed new community garden scheme at Woodroofe. Full story here

Mayor Abbott sends off cyclists around Australia
01 Jun 2012

Palmerston Mayor, Ian Abbott today farewelled 4 ambitious cyclists as they take off on their journey around the country to raise awareness for climate change. Full story here

COPAL Grants
31 May 2012

Are you involved with a primary school, preschool or childcare centre in Palmerston? Copal has terrific grants available to support gardening projects and initiatives designed to encourage children to eat well and be active! Full story here

A Place for People

Council Offices
Civic Plaza, First Floor
1 Chung Wah Terrace,
Palmerston, NT, 0831
PO BOX 1,
Palmerston, NT 0931

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