Alice Springs Town Council provides a range of services to the community.

These include a specialised environmentally friendly Waste and Recycling Management Facility, library services, an Aquatic and Leisure Centre, animal management, capital works and the maintenance of our town’s facilities: roads, parks and gardens, sport and recreational facilities.

The Council manages many successful community events held throughout the year. Such events as the Night Markets, the Pets on Parade and Christmas Carnival are always popular. Alice Springs Town Council provides fundamental support to a number of valuable local events through funding and in-kind support. These events include Alice Desert Festival, Alice Springs Show, the Henley-on-Todd, and the Finke Desert Race.

Facts about the Alice Springs Town Council:

  • Was established 1 July 1971
  • Serves a municipal area of 410 square kilometres
  • Serves a population of approx. 27,000 residents
  • Serves over 13,000 electors
  • Serves over 6,600 dwellings
  • Employs approximately 180 staff

Council maintains:

  • 202 kilometres of sealed roads
  • 18 km of unsealed roads
  • 79 kilometres of footpaths
  • 26 kilometres of cycleways
  • 14 kilometres of laneways
  • 396 kilometres of verge
  • 29 car parks
  • 11 roundabouts
  • 114 kilometres of underground stormwater network
  • Eight ovals
  • Seven sporting facilities
  • Playground equipment and trees in over 70 parks, 60 owned by Council
  • Four child care centres
  • Three cemeteries
  • Gap Youth Centre
  • Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre
  • Regional Waste Management Facility
  • Alice Springs Public Library
  • Senior Citizens Centre
  • Totem Theatre