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Deputy Lord Mayor Vim Sharma welcomed 50 new citizens at today’s City of Darwin

Posted 27th Jan 2023

A youth advocate, a coach of sportspeople with disability, and a cultural

Posted 25th Jan 2023

We will have a therapy Dogs Quinton & Shelby, along with a human handler

Posted 25th Jan 2023

From Monday 23 January 2023, City of Darwin will increase the gate fee for all

Posted 13th Jan 2023

Some key events are: Once a Upon an Adventure is on at Karama Library. With the

Posted 12th Jan 2023

Unfortunately, due to weather and safety considerations City of Darwin has

Posted 23rd Dec 2022

Christmas is a time for giving and it’s also a time for excess. Over the festive

Posted 23rd Dec 2022

Drumming workshops, circus skills training, Lego Club, a Geektacular and ice

Posted 22nd Dec 2022

Another six play-spaces will be upgraded next Dry Season as part of City of

Posted 22nd Dec 2022

Christmas is coming and that means City of Darwin offices will close from 5pm

Posted 22nd Dec 2022

Today’s 2022 Carnival of Fun saw two outstanding Darwin residents recognised for

Posted 2nd Dec 2022

City Residents will join forces to green a corner of the suburbs in a City of

Posted 1st Dec 2022

A multiple births club, a women’s legal service and a Vietnamese organisation

Posted 28th Nov 2022

NOTICE TO DIVEST PUBLIC WALKWAYS The City of Darwin is proposing to dispose of

Posted 25th Nov 2022

City of Darwin is spreading the festive cheer across Darwin with the release of

Posted 17th Nov 2022

Lord Mayor Kon Vatskalis has urged people to consider nominating exceptional

Posted 17th Nov 2022

The upside to Darwin’s current hot and humid weather is this is an ideal time to

Posted 11th Nov 2022

Some bright home-grown literary talents have been recognised at City of Darwin’s

Posted 8th Nov 2022

Time is running out for anyone wanting to provide a nomination for City of

Posted 8th Nov 2022

With The first phase of work has started on City of Darwin’s $25 million

Posted 21st Oct 2022

With the Bureau of Meteorology predicting the possibility of more cyclones this

Posted 20th Oct 2022

Contractors are currently on-site making temporary repairs to allow the re

Posted 19th Oct 2022

Using highly accurate sensors, the new weather station at Shoal Bay Waste

Posted 14th Oct 2022

A cutting-edge treatment plant is now operational at City of Darwin’s Shoal Bay

Posted 7th Oct 2022

City The next tranche of works under City of Darwin’s 10-Year Bagot Park Master

Posted 28th Sep 2022

Lord Mayor Kon Vatskalis has welcomed Councillor Kim Farrar to the City of

Posted 28th Sep 2022

City of Darwin’s annual Pre-Cyclone Clean-Up shifts its focus to Zone 2 on

Posted 26th Sep 2022

City of Darwin is moving from suburban parks to a beachside location 21

Posted 20th Sep 2022

City of Darwin wishes to advise of the opening of a portion of Garramilla

Posted 15th Sep 2022

Construction work is expected to begin later this year on City of Darwin’s new

Posted 14th Sep 2022

City of Darwin is seeking community feedback on its draft Play Space Strategy

Posted 13th Sep 2022

Following today’s declaration by the Northern Territory Electoral Commission

Posted 12th Sep 2022

It is with great sadness that the City of Darwin acknowledges the passing of Her

Posted 9th Sep 2022

Lord Mayor Kon Vatskalis travels to Dili today as part of a Northern Territory

Posted 7th Sep 2022

Tomorrow City of Darwin will take the next of its native plant giveaways to

Posted 6th Sep 2022

Crews will hit the streets Monday for day one of City of Darwin’s annual Pre

Posted 3rd Sep 2022

Story telling to enjoy at home. Auslan Presenter Paula Bun. City of Darwin

Posted 1st Sep 2022

Groups and organisations with ideas to benefit our community, but who might need

Posted 1st Sep 2022

City of Darwin is looking for members for its Sister City Advisory Committee

Posted 30th Aug 2022

All Darwin dog and cat owners are encouraged to mark their calendars for 1

Posted 26th Aug 2022

Do you need help with housing, legal advice and other support services? Come and

Posted 24th Aug 2022

City of Darwin has changed plans for tomorrow’s native plant giveaway due to the

Posted 23rd Aug 2022

City Visitors and locals now have another way to help them get around Darwin

Posted 19th Aug 2022

City Visitors and locals now have another way to help them get around Darwin

Posted 19th Aug 2022

People across the globe can now to listen in to stories about creationism

Posted 13th Aug 2022

City of Darwin's annual Pre Cyclone Clean Up is just around the corner. Lord

Posted 12th Aug 2022

City of Darwin has awarded a contract to a local First Nations organisation to

Posted 12th Aug 2022

City of Darwin has named its new Chief Executive Officer. Lord Mayor Kon

Posted 27th Jul 2022

Lord Mayor Kon Vatskalis has announced the resumption of City of Darwin’s highly

Posted 15th Jul 2022

City of Darwin has partnered with Plastic Free NT to reduce unnecessary single

Posted 15th Jul 2022

Two new representatives from the Darwin community have been appointed to the

Posted 13th Jul 2022

This morning Lord Mayor Kon Vatskalis and Councillor Peter Pangquee for Chan

Posted 4th Jul 2022

Territory Day is here and we are excited to celebrate with a magical night of

Posted 1st Jul 2022

Darwinites who are deaf or have hearing impairments now have improved access to

Posted 29th Jun 2022

City of Darwin Libraries and Fun in the Parks have put together a range of

Posted 27th Jun 2022

City of Darwin has today launched an initiative to attract national and

Posted 23rd Jun 2022

City of Darwin’s Lord Mayor led a delegation to Denpasar this week with key

Posted 16th Jun 2022

Local Government Act 2019. Declaration of Rates and Charges 2022/2023

Posted 16th Jun 2022

Nightcliff Library remains closed due to an inoperable fire alarm system. The

Posted 15th Jun 2022

City of Darwin’s iconic rainbow crossing in the CBD is looking fresh and

Posted 13th Jun 2022

Works include the duplication of Lee Point Road from Asche Street to Daldawa

Posted 2nd Jun 2022

You can now digitise your precious memories at the Darwin City Library with the

Posted 24th May 2022

City of Darwin’s first post pandemic budget is headlined by a $60.5 million

Posted 18th May 2022

City of Darwin is removing two Mahogany trees located within the verge of

Posted 6th May 2022

City of Darwin advises that asphalt resurfacing works will be taking place on

Posted 6th May 2022

Justine Glover has resigned as a City of Darwin Councillor after almost eight

Posted 3rd May 2022

Some people have received friends request from the City of Darwin Facebook page

Posted 7th Apr 2022

City of Darwin today opened applications for its 2022/23 sponsorship program

Posted 11th Mar 2022

On the 80th anniversary of the bombing of Darwin this Saturday, 19 February, the

Posted 17th Feb 2022

This Saturday, a Day of National Observance, Australia can join via live-stream

Posted 16th Feb 2022

80th Anniversary - On 19 February 2022 from 9.30am-11am, please join us to

Posted 15th Feb 2022

The Libby app is now even better with one single login to access all your

Posted 13th Jan 2022

Yesterday the Northern Territory Government and City of Darwin in partnership

Posted 3rd Dec 2021

Yesterday the 13 tonnes large mahogany tree stump was removed from Pavonia Place

Posted 3rd Dec 2021

City of Darwin has taken a major step toward enhanced transparency and

Posted 20th Nov 2021

City of Darwin has just released its 2020-21 Annual Report.

Posted 15th Nov 2021

Some City of Darwin activities have been affected by the current Greater Darwin

Posted 5th Nov 2021

City of Darwin is delighted to be hosting an historical Exercise of Freedom of

Posted 5th Oct 2021

The 23rd Council of City of Darwin was officially sworn in at a ceremony in the

Posted 21st Sep 2021

City of Darwin has planted over 12,500 trees and plants over the past couple of

Posted 20th Sep 2021

Sustainable and innovative research projects are needed from organisations to

Posted 15th Sep 2021

Convoys of trucks have been moving through City of Darwin suburbs getting rid of

Posted 10th Sep 2021

The much-anticipated return of Territory Day is here and happening on Sunday, 29

Posted 25th Aug 2021

Great news! City of Darwin is relaunching its award-winning myDarwin initiative

Posted 23rd Aug 2021

It’s that time of year when you need to clear all that hard waste from around

Posted 20th Aug 2021

Following the end of the 72-hour lockdown today, City of Darwin can confirm that

Posted 19th Aug 2021

City of Darwin’s 2019/2020 Annual Report has received an eighth consecutive Gold

Posted 18th Aug 2021

Works are commencing next week to replace the Jingili Water Gardens playground

Posted 30th Jul 2021

City of Darwin has selected a concept design for the Bicentennial Park Public

Posted 30th Jul 2021

A $13.2 million Leachate Treatment Plant at City of Darwin’s Shoal Bay Waste

Posted 21st Jul 2021

City of Darwin wishes to advise that new road restrictions are being implemented

Posted 21st Jul 2021

A total of $50,000 has been allocated to 11 deserving projects across the

Posted 16th Jul 2021

City of Darwin has redesigned its website to make it easier to navigate and find

Posted 8th Jul 2021

City of Darwin is continuing to provide essential Council services during this

Posted 1st Jul 2021

An iconic remnant of the old Seabreeze Hotel at Nightcliff has been given a

Posted 28th Jun 2021

City of Darwin has from 1pm today implemented the Northern Territory Government

Posted 28th Jun 2021

City of Darwin is leading the local government sector in ensuring that working

Posted 22nd Jun 2021

Around 100 trees were planted along Lakeside Drive in Alawa this week, between

Posted 16th Jun 2021

The City of Darwin Shoal Bay Waste Management Facility is now running on solar

Posted 10th Jun 2021

Construction on a new landfill cell at the Shoal Bay Waste Management Facility

Posted 10th Jun 2021

Council will be conducting routine herbicide spraying onto the grass surface at

Posted 1st Jun 2021

The temporary closure of Nuttall Place was approved by City of Darwin at the

Posted 26th May 2021

Chinatown Car Park in Darwin’s City Centre is to be renamed into a dual name

Posted 26th May 2021

A number of Saint Peters Western (Queensland) and South Australian Sports

Posted 21st May 2021

City of Darwin has agreed to become a Sister City with our great neighbour

Posted 20th May 2021

City of Darwin has committed $30 million towards the redevelopment of the Civic

Posted 19th May 2021

Last year, City of Darwin announced a record breaking $77.77 million capital

Posted 19th May 2021

The sporting clubs that utilise the Nightcliff Oval have received endorsement

Posted 18th May 2021

Bats are incredible creatures and if you want to find out more about this

Posted 14th May 2021

City of Darwin is hosting free family fun events in Darwin to celebrate National

Posted 13th May 2021

The ‘myDarwin’ local support program initiated by City of Darwin last year, has

Posted 13th May 2021

The City of Darwin Libraries annual Young Territory Author Awards (YTAA) are now

Posted 7th May 2021

To help the people of Dili, Timor-Leste recover from the recent flood disaster

Posted 30th Apr 2021

City of Darwin has given the go-ahead for final detailed design to progress the

Posted 29th Apr 2021

City of Darwin is once again hosting the Band in the Park free music events for

Posted 29th Apr 2021

City of Darwin has given the go-ahead for final detailed design to progress the

Posted 29th Apr 2021

The Moil shopping area is getting a much-needed facelift by City of Darwin, with

Posted 23rd Apr 2021

Works to improve pedestrian connectivity in the vicinity of the intersection of

Posted 15th Apr 2021

The exhibition, celebrating young Darwin artists, is centred around Youth Week

Posted 14th Apr 2021

City of Darwin is looking to improve the way in which people move around our

Posted 14th Apr 2021

The new Climate Change and Environment Research Grants provide funding between

Posted 13th Apr 2021

The City of Darwin THRIVE Public Art Project for Bicentennial Park is getting

Posted 12th Apr 2021

As part of Youth Week, City of Darwin has a number of fun events that young

Posted 7th Apr 2021

Works to improve a number of accessible car parking spaces in Darwin’s city

Posted 6th Apr 2021

City of Darwin is doing the most comprehensive review of its By-laws in 26 years

Posted 1st Apr 2021

Following community feedback, the Bundilla Beach area (formerly Vesteys Reserve)

Posted 31st Mar 2021

The creativity of young Darwin minds is being called upon to help develop the

Posted 15th Mar 2021

New exercise stations, suburban shopping village beautification, lighting

Posted 11th Mar 2021

Over 1000 participants will form a sea of purple and converge on the Darwin CBD

Posted 4th Mar 2021

City of Darwin is inviting community and interest groups from across the

Posted 2nd Mar 2021

Get your hands on the newest collection at Casuarina Library. The Most Wanted

Posted 25th Feb 2021

City of Darwin is showing the way to more cycle trips for locals and visitors

Posted 23rd Feb 2021

City of Darwin has completed its assessment into a large mahogany tree adjacent

Posted 10th Feb 2021

City of Darwin Alderman Emma Young has tendered her resignation after more than

Posted 10th Feb 2021

Darwin residents are being asked which of five potential locations would be best

Posted 9th Feb 2021

Lake Alexander at East Point Reserve has been temporarily closed today after

Posted 4th Feb 2021

Australia Day is a day to reflect, respect and celebrate the Australian spirit

Posted 26th Jan 2021

City of Darwin has today announced winners of their Citizen Awards. The Awards

Posted 21st Jan 2021

City of Darwin and Northern Territory Government have joined forces to support

Posted 20th Jan 2021

Darwin dogs and their owners have a new purpose-built community facility for

Posted 22nd Dec 2020

During the festive season City of Darwin will continue to support the community

Posted 21st Dec 2020

One of Darwin’s premiere destinations for tourists and locals has been given an

Posted 16th Dec 2020

Winners of the Lord Mayoral Awards, which celebrate people who advocate for the

Posted 4th Dec 2020

City of Darwin’s ultra-successful myDarwin discount voucher program is being

Posted 25th Nov 2020

Lord Mayor Kon Vatskalis has described Climate Change as an economic issue and

Posted 25th Nov 2020

City of Darwin's Parallel Hearts project, a Sister Cities audio collaboration

Posted 13th Nov 2020

The Darwin Community will be the beneficiaries of a new public art project in

Posted 11th Nov 2020

City of Darwin Council has unanimously endorsed the 2019/20 Annual Report, which

Posted 11th Nov 2020

The Darwin Community will see an unusual ‘back to the future’ style vehicle on

Posted 10th Nov 2020

The Young Territory Author Awards (YTAA) are now in their 30th year and Lord

Posted 2nd Nov 2020

The second and final stage of the Lakeside Drive Upgrade, from Stasinowsky

Posted 20th Oct 2020

City of Darwin is inviting bird watchers of all ages to join a free East Point

Posted 16th Oct 2020

Darwin’s flora emblem has been rediscovered after 54 years.

Posted 13th Oct 2020

City of Darwin has joined the Heart Foundation to run a series of community dog

Posted 12th Oct 2020

Council has endorsed $4.6M in funding for suburban beautification and

Posted 2nd Oct 2020

City of Darwin’s Draft Aquatic and Leisure Masterplan is now open for community

Posted 29th Sep 2020

City of Darwin’s free annual hard rubbish clean-up starts in Zone 2 next week

Posted 18th Sep 2020

City of Darwin has collaborated with the Chamber of Commerce and the Business

Posted 15th Sep 2020

Recycled asphalt is set to be used in the Northern Territory for the first time

Posted 4th Sep 2020

There are thousands of ebooks and audiobooks, hand-selected by your library

Posted 2nd Sep 2020

??? PAYSTAY UPDATE: 4:30pm Monday 24 August 2020 ??? Parking in Darwin CBD will

Posted 24th Aug 2020

Commuters to Darwin City are advised that the Paystay app is currently

Posted 24th Aug 2020

City of Darwin Council has adopted its first-ever Innovate Reconciliation Action

Posted 12th Aug 2020

City of Darwin and the Northern Territory Government have today announced the

Posted 7th Aug 2020

City of Darwin has today released an Expression of Interest (EOI) for office

Posted 23rd Jul 2020

Four new basketball facilities across the Darwin municipality will provide

Posted 17th Jul 2020

City of Darwin is calling for local businesses in the hospitality, retail and

Posted 20th May 2020

In 2020 City of Darwin Libraries is celebrating 30 years of presenting the

Posted 12th May 2020

In 2020 City of Darwin Libraries is celebrating 30 years of presenting the

Posted 12th May 2020

Due to the COVID-19 response City of Darwin’s enormously popular Healthy Darwin

Posted 1st May 2020

City of Darwin advises that the next Ordinary Council Meeting scheduled for

Posted 31st Mar 2020

City of Darwin will implement new Australian Government Covid-19 guidelines

Posted 25th Mar 2020

City of Darwin has made a number of operational changes in response to the Covid

Posted 23rd Mar 2020

Casuarina Library will be closed to the general public from close of business

Posted 20th Mar 2020

Good news - the lake is open again for swimming and other recreational

Posted 19th Mar 2020

City of Darwin has actioned a stimulus package to support Darwin businesses and

Posted 18th Mar 2020

Lake Alexander at East Point Reserve has been temporarily closed today after

Posted 12th Mar 2020

City of Darwin has commenced a $1.6M suburban streetscape beautification program

Posted 10th Mar 2020

The community is being asked to have their say during a month-long consultation

Posted 8th Mar 2020

The entire family will be entertained at a free micro-chipping event being

Posted 6th Mar 2020

City of Darwin is inviting community and interest groups from across the

Posted 29th Feb 2020

City of Darwin and the Northern Territory Government have today announced the

Posted 25th Feb 2020

City of Darwin will hold a commemorative service at The Cenotaph on The

Posted 19th Feb 2020

Nominations for a position on Darwin Council in the Ward of Lyons are open until

Posted 5th Feb 2020

City of Darwin is calling for expressions of interest from community members to

Posted 31st Oct 2019

City of Darwin’s Tree Re-establishment Advisory Committee (TRAC) has completed

Posted 16th Nov 2018

City of Darwin staff and contractors continue to be busy completing

Posted 3rd Oct 2018

City of Darwin’s Tree Re-establishment Advisory Committee (TRAC) and Lord Mayor

Posted 28th Sep 2018

City of Darwin will soon be commencing dust and soil management in areas of

Posted 29th Aug 2018

It’s almost five months since Cyclone Marcus had a significant effect on Darwin

Posted 15th Aug 2018

Council’s decision last night showed it is taking a thorough approach to

Posted 30th May 2018

Designated areas of East Point Reserve are being opened this weekend but the

Posted 6th Apr 2018

City of Darwin applauds the efforts of our community in coming together to help

Posted 29th Mar 2018

Council is doing the final check of roads today. Main roads have been cleared

Posted 22nd Mar 2018

For the next two weeks dropping off green waste will be free for most commercial

Posted 21st Mar 2018

Australian Defence Forces joined Council in the Cyclone Marcus clean up today

Posted 19th Mar 2018

Council's Cyclone Marcus clean up continues to prioritise clearing roads across

Posted 19th Mar 2018

Council's Cyclone Marcus clean up continues to prioritise clearing roads across

Posted 18th Mar 2018

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