City of Palmerston

2017

Garage Sale Trail
18 Oct 2017

Choose to reuse and be part of the trail this October.

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Palmerston Children's Week event
18 Oct 2017

Celebrate at the Palmerston Children's Week event on Tuesday 24 October.

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Australia Day Awards 2018
18 Oct 2017

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Palmerston Australia Day Awards.

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The Heights, Durack Community Centre
18 Oct 2017

AVAILABLE TO: Use for personal art & craft activities I Hold art classes or workshops I Engage with and enjoy art

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FREE Yoga & Tai Chi in the Square
18 Oct 2017

Held in Goyder Square from August-October!

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Ride2Work
09 Oct 2017

Join Australia’s biggest celebration of commuter riding on Wednesday 18 October, 2017.

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Pre-Cyclone Clean Up
04 Oct 2017

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

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School Holiday Activities
21 Sep 2017

City of Palmerston has your school holiday activities sorted.

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2017 Australia Day Awards
15 Sep 2017

Meet the winners of our 2017 Palmerston Australia Day Awards

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Live in the Square
12 Sep 2017

Listen to LIVE tunes from local artist at Goyder Square!

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FlicNics - The Sapphires
04 Sep 2017

FlicNics theme night...Saturday 9 September at Goyder Square

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Brekkie in the Park
11 Aug 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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Buskers Wanted
11 Aug 2017

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

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Reboot Your Loot
09 Aug 2017

Join our massive car boot sale happening in Council's main car park on Saturday 12 August.

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Palmerston Sewer Main Construction
09 Aug 2017

Power and Water is building a $10 million sewer main under three Palmerston suburbs to service the growth of nearby sub-division developments coming on-line.

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National Desexing Month
26 Jul 2017

July is National Desexing Month!

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City Centre Car Parking
03 Jul 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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Territory Day
19 Jun 2017

Celebrate Territory Day in Palmerston!

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3on3 Basketball Saturday Series
31 May 2017

FREE 3on3 Basketball is back!

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Proposed Permanent Road Closure: Durack Drive
31 May 2017

Submit your feedback in writing by Monday 5 June 2017.

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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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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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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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Australia Day 2017
20 Jan 2017

Thursday 26 January - celebrate with the City of Palmerston

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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

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

A Place for People

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