City of Palmerston

Council Building

Ordinary Council Meetings are generally held on the first and third Tuesday of each month, at 6.30pm in Council Chambers, Civic Plaza.

Council has also establish three standing committees made up of four aldermen each to provide advice to the full council across all relevant areas of council business and operations.

The committees are:

  1. Community, Culture and Environment standing committee;
  2. Economic Development and Infrastructure standing committee; and
  3. Governance and Organisation standing committee.

Alderman elected to the committees are:

Community, Culture and Environment

Chair: Alderman McKinnon
Members: Deputy Mayor Shutt,  Alderman McKinnon, Alderman Pascoe-Bell, Vacancy

Economic Development and Infrastructure

Chair: Alderman Bunker
Members: Alderman Bunker, Alderman Byrne, Alderman McKinnon, Alderman Pascoe-Bell

Governance and Organisation

Chair: Alderman Byrne
Members: Deputy Mayor Shutt, Alderman Byrne, Alderman Bunker, Vacancy

His Worship the Mayor is an ex-officio voting member of all Committees

These meetings are open to the public and the City of Palmerston encourages residents to attend  and observe the formal discussions and decisions of Council and its Committees.

Public Questions

Members of the public are able to submit public questions to Council which are considered at the Ordinary Council Meetings each month. Public question time will only be applicable to Ordinary Council Meetings. Questions should be submitted to the Chief Executive Officer in writing by 12 noon on the day preceding the meeting to allow time for a response to be provided.

Click on the link to download the form to submit a public question - Questions for Council

Please return completed form to City of Palmerston:

  • Level 1, Civic Plaza, 1 Chung Wah Terrace, Palmerston
  • Mail: PO Box 1 Palmerston NT 0831
  • Email:
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