The activities and decisions of Litchfield Council have a significant impact on the health of our local and regional ecosystems and our community.

Litchfield Council is responsible for delivering a variety of services to the public as well as protecting, conserving and enhancing our natural environment.

Council acknowledges that, to meet our statutory and community obligations, the principals of ecological sustainability development (ESD) must be applied across all operations and fostered in the community.

We are committed to maintaining or enhancing the health of our natural environment and the well being and equity of our community for current and future generations.

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Cane Toads

Cane Toads are at large in the NT, however there are some varieties of native frogs and toads that can often be mistaken for cane toads. Find out more

Fire Management

Fire awareness is a big part of living in the Top End and the better prepared you are for a bushfire the easier it will be to protect your assets. Find out more

Land Clearing

Landowners in the Litchfield Municipality are currently permitted to clear up to 1 hectare of their allotment without approval. Find out more

Sacred Sites

A sacred site might be a tree, a hill, a waterhole, a range of mountains, or any other natural feature of the landscape that is significant according to Aboriginal tradition. Find out more

Sites of Conservation Significance

This title is given only to sites that contribute significantly to nature conservation. Find out more

Wildlife

There is a diverse range of wildlife within the Litchfield Municipality. Most residents have woken up to see a mob of wallabies on the front lawn or had a possum in their roof. Dingo's are also a common sight. Find out more