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Abandoned vehicles

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If you notice an abandoned vehicle in your neighbourhood you can report it directly to Council. City of Darwin has regulations in place to remove, or force owners to remove, vehicles abandoned within the municipality.

Abandoned Vehicles Removed From Public Places

The following vehicles have been removed from public places. Any person with an interest in these vehicles should phone Council on 8930 0638.

Vehicle Description Registration Location Tow Date
Grey Holden Sedan NT CE01IL McLachlan Street Car Park, Darwin 04/05/2021
Black Honda Sedan NT NT9913 Fitzmaurice Drive, Leanyer 04/05/2021
Green Ford Sedan NT CD11MW Lambell Terrace, Larrakeyah 29/04/2021
Grey Trailer NT TB9519 Reichardt Road, Winnellie 29/04/2021
White Subaru Wagon NT CA62BO Nuttall Place, Darwin City 27/04/2021
White Toyota Utility NT CA31SH McMillans Service Road, Jingili 27/04/2021
Blue Ford Hatchback NT CE36AE Maria Liveris Drive, The Gardens 23/04/2021
Gold Holden Sedan NT CE30DS Maria Liveris Drive, The Gardens 23/04/2021
Silver Honda Station Wagon NT CC62IE Maria Liveris Drive, The Gardens 23/04/2021
Silver Ford Sedan  SA XSI685 Maria Liviris Drive, The Gardens 23/04/2021
Silver Hyundai Sedan  No Plates Cnr Woods Street and Bennett Street, Darwin  23/04/2021
Black Mitsubishi Utility  NT CD24JX Harvey Street, Darwin 23/04/2021
Blue Ford Sedan  SA XGN456 Francis Street, Millner 21/04/2021
Silver Daewoo Sedan NT 931168 Pruen Road, Berrimah 21/04/2021
White Isuzu Truck NT CD22AK Brewery Place, Woolner 21/04/2021
Grey Holden Sedan NT CA02AP Witherden Street, Nakara 21/04/2021
Black Holden Hatchback NT CC67QZ Sergison Circuit, Rapid Creek 15/04/2021
Blue Toyota Sedan NT CB35DM Tsolos Place, The Narrows 14/04/2021
Green Nissan Sedan NT CC03VN Halkitis Street, Coconut Grove 14/04/2021
Grey Chrysler Wagon No Plates Phoenix Street, Nightcliff 14/04/2021
White Suzuki Hatchback  NT CC56HF Philpott Street, Muirhead 09/04/2021
White Subaru Station Wagon WA 1ETZ471 Lakeside Drive, Alawa 09/04/2021
White Ford Van WA 1EWO129 Philip Street, Fannie Bay 08/04/2021
Silver Holden Hatchback NT CC41QA Sergison Circuit, Rapid Creek 08/04/2021
Silver Land Rover Station Wagon NT CE20AI  Lakeside Drive, Alawa 26/03/2021
Green Daewoo Hatchback NT 3666S Esplanade, Darwin 26/03/2021
Red Mazda Station Wagon NT CD82YY McMinn Street Service Road, Berrimah 26/03/2021
Maroon Ford Sedan No Plates Pruen Road, Berrimah 23/03/2021
Grey Holden Sedan NT CC72VL Bridge Street, Muirhead 01/03/2021
Blue Holden Sedan NT CE25AC Corner of Ross Smith Avenue and Urquhart Street, Parap 24/02/2021
Silver Holden Sedan VIC RYN060 Gaden Circuit, Jingili 09/02/2021
Silver Toyota Hatchback No Plates Wedd Street, Stuart Park 04/02/2021
Green Honda Hatchback NT CD72UK Clarke Street, Rapid Creek 02/02/2021
Silver Ford Sedan NT CD59QB Bayview Road, Bayview 29/01/2021
Silver Toyota Sedan  No Plates Corner of Wedd Street and Ramirez Road, Stuart Park 29/01/2021
Boat and Trailer  No Plates McMinn Street Carpark, Darwin  29/01/2021
Black Ford Station Wagon NT CD73MJ Ramirez Road, Stuart Park 19/01/2021
Silver Toyota Coupe NT CD93KB Coonawarra Road, Winnellie 18/01/2021
Silver Honda Wagon SA XJU487 Athanasiou Court, Coconut Grove 22/12/2020
Blue Ford Falcon NT CD92WC Gardens Road, The Gardens 17/12/2020
White Ford Station Wagon NT CD97GD Harriet Place, Darwin City  08/12/2020

Please note that these vehicles are not for sale.

Report an Abandoned Vehicle

You can report an abandoned vehicle via

Report an issue form

08 8930 0600

We will begin proceedings to serve notice on the owner of an abandoned vehicle within 24-48 hours of receiving a complaint about the vehicle's location.

Unregistered Vehicles

The owner will be served with a notice to remove the unregistered vehicle within 24 hours.

Dangerous or Restricted Parking

Any vehicle found within a restricted parking zone or parked in a dangerous manner will be removed immediately.

Registered Vehicles

Council does not remove registered vehicles from public spaces unless the vehicle is being vandalised.

Investigation Process

As part of the proceedings Council Rangers will, if necessary, make enquiries with residents or businesses in the vicinity of where the vehicle is found to try and identify the current owner of the vehicle.

If this is not successful, a notice will be sent by mail to the last recorded owner advising that if the vehicle is not removed, Council will remove it at a cost to the owner. The owner will also bear the cost of any newspaper advertising required by Council to advise the need for an abandoned vehicle to be removed.

Council will hold abandoned vehicles for a minimum of 28 days after which vehicles in roadworthy condition will be auctioned and those classified as unsalvageable will be sent to a car wreckage outlet.


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