City of Palmerston

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

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