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 thoughout 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, Henley-on-Todd and the Finke Desert Race.

Facts about the Alice Springs Town Council

The Council

  • Was established 1 July 1971
  • Serves a municipal area of 410 square kilometres
  • Serves population of approx. 27,000
  • Serves over 13,000 electors
  • Serves over 6,600 dwellings
  • Employs approximately 45 administration staff, 60 outdoor staff and 14 library staff

The Council provides and maintains

  • 200 kilometres of sealed roads; 16 km of unsealed roads
  • 23 kilometres of cycleways; 100 km of footpaths
  • 14 car parks
  • Eight ovals
  • Seven sporting facilities
  • Over 90 hectares of parks
  • Playground equipment and trees in over 70 parks
  • Three child care centres
  • Three cemeteries
  • Gap Youth Centre
  • Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre
  • Alice Springs Public Library
  • Senior Citizens Centre
  • Totem Theatre