City of Palmerston

Candidate Information Session

Want to help your community? Want to be involved in your Council?

City of Palmerston will be holding an informal information session with Q&A for potential candidates interested in running at the next general election for Palmerston on:

WHEN: Tuesday 12 December 2017
TIME: 5.30-6.30pm
WHERE: Council Chambers, Civic Plaza

Presentations will be heard from guest speakers; 
Damien Ryan
Alice Springs Mayor & President of Local Government Association NT
Iain Loganathan
NT Electoral Commissioner
Mark Blackburn
City of Palmerston Official Manager

This session is the first in a series of sessions for potential candidates leading up to the Palmerston Council election in March 2018.  It will provide an opportunity for potential candidates to meet key people within local government and ask questions.

A more detailed information session covering topics such as role and expectations of Elected Members, policies and procedures, support that is available, the process of eligibility and how to nominate as a candidate for Council election will be held in January 2018.

Attendees are encouraged to stay on for the ordinary council meeting afterwards to learn more about the types of issues Elected Members manage.

Nominations for the next general election for Palmerston open on 2 February 2018.

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