Town of Alice Springs

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Coordinates: 23°42′07″S 133°52′57″E / 23.701942°S 133.882377°E / -23.701942; 133.882377

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 328 square kilometres (127 sq mi) and had a population of 26,534 in June 2018.[1]

Alice Springs Town Council
Northern Territory
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Location of Alice Springs Town Council
Population26,534 (2018)[1]
 • Density80.90/km2 (209.5/sq mi)
Established1971
Area328 km2 (126.6 sq mi)[1]
MayorDamien Ryan
Council seatAlice Springs
RegionAlice Springs Region
Territory electorate(s)Araluen, Braitling, Namatjira
Federal Division(s)Lingiari
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WebsiteAlice Springs Town Council
LGAs around Alice Springs Town Council:
MacDonnell Regional Council MacDonnell Regional Council MacDonnell Regional Council
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HistoryEdit

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 councillorsEdit

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

SuburbsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2017-18: Population Estimates by Local Government Area (ASGS 2018), 2017 to 2018". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australian Bureau of Statistics. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 25 October 2019. Estimated resident population, 30 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Council History". Alice Springs Town Council. Retrieved 23 February 2010.
  3. ^ a b "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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