Town of Alice Springs

The Alice Springs Town Council is a local government area in the Northern Territory. On 1 July 1971, Alice Springs was gazetted as a Municipality with the town council elected on 25 July 1971.[2] It is situated 1,498 kilometres (931 mi) south of the Darwin. The council governs an area of 327.50 square kilometres (126.45 sq mi) and had a population of 24,753 at the 2016 census[1]

Alice Springs Town Council
Northern Territory
Location of Alice Springs Town Council
Population24,753 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density75.5817/km2 (195.756/sq mi)
Established1971
Area327.50 km2 (126.4 sq mi)
MayorDamien Ryan
Council seatAlice Springs
RegionAlice Springs Region
Territory electorate(s)Araluen, Braitling, Namatjira
Federal Division(s)Lingiari
WebsiteAlice Springs Town Council
LGAs around Alice Springs Town Council:
MacDonnell Regional Council MacDonnell Regional Council MacDonnell Regional Council
MacDonnell Regional Council Alice Springs Town Council MacDonnell Regional Council
MacDonnell Regional Council MacDonnell Regional Council MacDonnell Regional Council

History

The Town of Alice Springs is an established residential township with a commercial area and rural areas on the outskirts of the town. The original inhabitants of the town were the Arrernte Aboriginal people. European settlement of the area dates from 1862.

The current mayor of the Alice Springs Town Council is Damien Ryan. In addition to the Mayor, the Council contains eight other councillors.[3]

Current councillors

CouncillorsNotes
Damien Ryan Mayor[3]
Jamie de Brenni Deputy Mayor
Glen Auricht
Marli Banks
Jimmy Cocking
Eli Melky
Matt Paterson
Jacinta Nampijinpa Price
Catherine Satour

Suburbs

References

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Alice Springs (T)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 November 2017.
  2. "Council History". Alice Springs Town Council. Retrieved 23 February 2010.
  3. "Elected Members". Alice Springs Town Council. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  4. "Alice Springs Municipality". Place Names Committee of the Northern Territory. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 23 February 2010.
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