About Council

City of Darwin is the local government body responsible for the municipality of Darwin. The Council consists of a Lord Mayor, 12 Elected Members known as Councillors and four Wards.

Council is the decision-making body that sets the strategic direction and policies for the municipality through delivering key areas of the Strategic Plan, Darwin 2030 - City for People, City of Colour, a Long Term Financial Plan (LFTP) and an annual Municipal Plan and Budget.

City of Darwin governs essential community services such as waste management, domestic animal management, playgrounds and recreational facilities, libraries and town planning, and we are committed to investing in community infrastructure, smart technology and environmental initiatives to create a city that is vibrant, creative, innovated, connected and environmentally responsible.

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The municipality of City of Darwin is divided into four wards. Each ward is represented by three

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