• 25 November 2015

    25th November 2015

    I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Kaylene Conrick as Litchfield Council’s new Chief Executive Officer.

    Ms Conrick comes with a wealth of local government experience, and has previously held the role of CEO at two rural Victorian councils. Ms Conrick has exceptional…

  • 4 November 2015

    4th November 2015

    As hopefully you are aware, the election for a new council for Litchfield will be held on 28 November.

    The cost of the election is expected to be around $100,000. The council has money set aside in an election reserve to cover this expense. The Northern Territory Government has…

  • 14 October 2015

    14th October 2015

    THE Minister for Local Government and Community Services, Bess Price, decided on Monday to dismiss the suspended members of Litchfield council and call a fresh election.

    The election will be held on Saturday, November 28, 2015, and nominations for the five elected positions will…

  • 23 September 2015

    23rd September 2015

    Council have erected a notice board at the Howard Springs Waste Transfer Station showing the amount of cardboard, co-mingled items, batteries and waste oil recycled over the last two months. It would be great to increase these figures…

  • 2 September 2015

    2nd September 2015

    In the last three months Council have seen a decrease in the amount of recycling and a subsequent increase in the amount of material going to landfill. Residents are encouraged to separate their recyclables from general waste to reduce…

  • 12 August 2015

    12th August 2015

    I am pleased to inform the community that Council will now be holding two council meetings per month, on the first and third Thursdays of each month. It is hoped by holding two council meetings per month council response times to time sensitive business will improve, and this will also…

  • 21 July 2015

    10th August 2015

    Members of the Public are invited to attend the next Council Meeting which will be held Thursday 23rd July in Council's Chambers at 6.30pm. On the agenda are the following matters;

    The Draft 2015/2016 Municipal Plan which contains the budget and rates for this financial year.…

  • 20 May 2015

    22nd May 2015

    I'd like to welcome Ben Dornier to the position of acting Chief Executive Officer of Litchfield Council, following the departure of previous CEO Iian Wilson on 11 May.

    Ben has extensive experience in local government, as the Director of Corporate and Community Services for City…

  • Jan/Feb 2015

    9th February 2015
    Message from Official Manager

    As many of you would be aware, Litchfield Council was placed under official management by Minister for Local Government and Community Services, the hon Bess Price, on 27 January 2015.

    This decision was made following ongoing disagreements between…

  • December 2014

    9th February 2015
    Mayor's Message

    It has been a busy few months in the lead-up to the festive season. I attended the 52nd Australia Japan Conference in Darwin in October, which enabled Territory, Australian and Japanese business delegates to come together. I also attended the fifth annual Northern…