• Mayors Message November 2022

    22nd November 2022

    Greetings Litchfield, or should I say season’s greetings as we head into the holiday season, the wet season, and the end of 2022.  With the lead-up to Christmas, you can always rely on the excellent and varied local produce from Freds Pass and Berry Springs Markets to fill your stocking…

  • Message from the Mayor June 30

    1st July 2022

    Now fully settled into the daily running of the council, our newly elected members are keen to hear from the community. We want to get involved on-the-ground and see how we can make a real difference in Litchfield and are eager to recognise organisations that are making it the best…


  • Message from the Mayor

    30th November 2021

    Hello and welcome.

    The new Council are settling in well and the last few months have been full of introductions and getting our heads around Council’s plans and policies.

    We are all very committed to our community and looking forward to future planning for Litchfield.…

  • Message from the Mayor

    15th July 2021

    Well done to everyone - Lockdown is well and truly over for the NT. We still need to be careful so please follow the guidelines regarding social distancing, check in etc. For the latest information keep a check on the coronavirus.nt.gov.au and Council webpage and Facebook for update for…

  • Message from the Mayor

    28th May 2021

    Many of you will have seen, or heard, the recent media/press releases from the Chief Minister and Minister Lawler indicating that $15M will be invested over the next five years in planning for population and industry growth of two new suburbs, Holtze and Kowandi, near Palmerston. These…

  • January 2021

    4th February 2021

    A very Happy New Year to all Litchfield Residents! 

    What a great January we are having with the wet season being so kind to us. 

    The wet does, however, bring its own challenges and for example escalates potholes problems. With over 700kms of road to maintain across the…


  • December 2020

    17th December 2020

    What a year it has been - a year like no other!    As we speed into 2021, it is fitting that we take the opportunity to reflect on our many blessings and take stock of how fortunate we are to call Litchfield home.  Despite COVID-19, and in some cases because of COVID-19, Council has…

  • Message from the Mayor

    6th July 2020

    It has certainly been an interesting year and it certainly is welcome to be able  to return to normal activities - visiting friends, going to club activities, visiting the library or joining in the monthly morning teas. Some of the initiatives that have been put in place during COVID…

  • 7 February 2020

    7th February 2020

    2020 is in full swing already. So here’s what is happening in Litchfield and how you can get involved. Programs at Taminmin Community Library are back with some amazing programs for all ages and has a great range of books both in the library and online for those that can’t get there. One…

  • 13 January 2020

    13th January 2020

    Happy New Year all and welcome to 2020.

    January is great time to reflect on the past year and view forward into the coming year, so my message this month contains an overview of some of the achievements and upcoming events and plans.

    Firstly, a look back. I am proud to…


  • 24 December 2019

    24th December 2019

    As we get ready to celebrate Christmas I look back over the year that was and I am again proud of what we have achieved as a Council and community in 2019. Many of our achievements have created the foundations for the ongoing sustainability of the community in the time to come. We…

  • 16 December 2019

    16th December 2019

    As we roll on into the end of the year and begin the Christmas preparations, celebrations, end of year assemblies, Carols by Candlelight and hope for more rain, I am reminded of what a great community we live in.

    After much deliberation, the Draft Rating Policy has been endorsed…

  • 10 October 2019

    10th October 2019

    Dear Litchfield Community Members

    There has been much discussion in the community over the past few weeks about Litchfield’s future rating system. While some members of the community may have told you that Council has already decided on the future rating policy, that’s just not…

  • 11 June 2019

    11th June 2019

    Litchfield Council’s Annual Community Grants Award Night was held last Wed 4 June. The Scheme is an initiative from Council where your recycling efforts go back to our community sporting, cultural, schools and service groups. It is one of the ways Council actively supports community…

  • 28 May 2019

    28th May 2019

    The 2019- 20 Draft Municipal Plan and Budget has been endorsed by Council and is now out for public consultation. The plan is a comprehensive document that maintains a focus on current needs of the community while also looking to the future as we continue to maintain our $499 millon of…

  • 5 April 2019

    5th April 2019

    Yes folks, it’s is on again: the 2019 Annual Community Grants Scheme is now open for applications. Grants of up to $5,000 are available to organisations and community groups for events and projects. The Scheme aims to support community activities which address local needs and strengthen…

  • 1 February 2019

    1st February 2019

    Welcome to 2019 which has already kicked off with a bang.

    Australia Day celebrations once again provided a great family morning with the fun run, Litchfield Awards and of course the very important Citizenship Ceremony. Congratulations to our Citizen of the Year, Pauline Cass, who…


  • 23 November 2018

    23rd November 2018

    Mango season is at its end for another year. While we celebrate and value the fact that our community produces a quarter of Australia’s mangoes, our tourist ventures, other local producers, businesses and community organisations do a fantastic job to promote our municipality. We are not…

  • 15 October 2018

    15th October 2018

    $1.85M of NT Government funds has been earmarked for spending on Litchfield Municipality roads. This money will be allocated to the roads which were badly affected by last wet seasons monsoonal trough. Affected roads include Brougham, Bundy, Finn in the South Ward and Trippe Road North.…

  • 14 August 2018

    14th August 2018

    Litchfield Council has recently committed to improving our public library to meet the needs of current and forecast population. The Council sees the Service as an important community and cultural resource that contributes to the idea that the Litchfield community is ‘the best place to…