City of Palmerston

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...
Full story here

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.
Full story here

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.

Full story here

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.
Full story here

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
Full story here

Festival Line Up Announced!
09 Aug 2013

Leah Flanagan, Shiane Hawke, a Zoo & a mosaic of cultures... welcome to Festival 2013!
Full story here

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.
Full story here

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.
Full story here

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...
Full story here

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
Full story here

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

Full story here

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.
Full story here

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.

Full story here

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

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