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About Council

Learn about our responsibilities as a local government, our wards and Elected Members.

Local government is the third tier of government (after federal and state levels). City of Darwin governs essential community services such as waste management, domestic animal management, playgrounds and recreational facilities, city libraries and town planning. We work to build a community with second-to-none infrastructure and community services.

Want to work for City of Darwin? Make your next career move a great one - join us!

There are many great reasons to choose us as your next employer and even more reasons to stay once employed. Working at City of Darwin can be a rewarding and challenging experience. View our current positions and how to apply on our careers website.

Learn about our Lord Mayor and your local area, including who your Local Aldermen are.

Voters in the Darwin community elect a Lord Mayor in addition to 12 elected members. Our municipality consists of four Council wards: Lyons, Chan, Waters and Richardson. 

Learn about our organisation's structure and how we work to serve our community.

Each Department is led by a General Manager who reports to the CEO. The CEO is accountable to the Council elected by Darwin residents.

We are working to deliver a range of data sets in our open data directory.

Our open data directory is currently under construction. Check back here in June 2017 for an update.

Search and find all publications on our website.

Whether you are after our annual budgets or a pet registration form, you will be sure to find it in our publication directory.

We regulate and control set activities within the municipality that are governed by laws and by-laws. 

Under the Local Government Act , we have the power to create By-Laws. In addition we enforce Northern Territory Regulations as required. Learn more about the laws and by-laws under our jurisdiction. 

Search and find all publications on our website.

Whether you are after our annual budgets or a pet registration form, you will be sure to find it in our publication directory.

Need to get in touch? Contact us however you choose...

Whether you're on Facebook, email or prefer face-to-face, let us assist you for all Council matters. Find out how to contact Council or lodge complain or infringement an appeal. 

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