COVID-19 Update


When visiting Council facilities, please observe requirements as advised by the Chief Health Officer at all times. This includes:

  • Civic Plaza 
  • Palmerston Library
  • Palmerston Recreation Centre
  • Palmerston Swimming and Fitness Centre
  • Council Community Halls.

For the latest COVID-19 updates and health alerts in the Northern Territory please visit coronavirus.nt.gov.au

You can book a COVID-19 vaccination online or call the COVID-19 Hotline on 1800 490 484.

Book your COVID-19 test online at https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/stay-safe/symptoms-testing

What we are doing to assist the community

City of Palmerston is supporting residents, businesses and visitors with the following services in place:

Liveable Cities grant

The Liveable Cities grant scheme encourages commercial property and business owners to undertake upgrades and renovations to shopfronts through dollar for dollar funding, up to the value of the property or business owner’s annual rates. Find out more by contacting Council on email at palmerston@palmerston.nt.gov.au 

Free parking

Council has extended free timed parking to include free all-day parking in the city area. Read more here.

Assistance for ratepayers

For those Palmerston ratepayers seeking rating relief please see our Council Policy FIN17 Rate Concession, or contact rates staff via rates@palmerston.nt.gov.au or phone 08 8935 9961.

Council venue hire

Free venue hire is in place until 30 December 2021 at the Palmerston Recreation Centre’s community rooms and stadium, the Palmerston Library’s Community Room, Driver Resource Centre, and Durack Arts Centre.

Single bookings can be booked online here, with any multiple bookings needing to be discussed with Council staff by emailing bookings@palmerston.nt.gov.au