Barkly Buzz

To obtain news before December 2014 please contact the Public Relations Officer on (08) 8962 0000.

Posted 8 Jul 2020 News

New Careers Portal

Join the team

Posted 19 Jun 2020 News

Youthlinx Timetable Update ***UPDATE***

Barkly School Holidays Calendar of Events.

Posted 18 Jun 2020 News

Youth Council 2020

Welcoming new members to our diverse youth team

Posted 18 Jun 2020 News

Men's Health Awareness at Tennant Creek High School

Check out our snaps from the day

Posted 26 May 2020 News

Take our community sports survey

and let us know what YOU want to do!

Posted 25 May 2020 News

Bio security update and Lake Mary Ann now open

The latest ease on restrictions can be found here

Posted 30 Apr 2020 News

Council extends rate payment waiver for both business and residential

Find out how to apply now!

Posted 3 Apr 2020 News

Live SMS Updates for the Barkly Region

Text 0438 905 610 to sign up

Posted 2 Apr 2020 News

Council trialing new business model

Monday 6 April we will be working from home.

Posted 2 Apr 2020 News

Shade Cloth Structure Completed!

Throwing shade TC Style

Posted 25 Mar 2020 News

Pandemic Relief

Find out how to get financial assistance from the government

Posted 2 Mar 2020 News

Public Forum Announcement - Monday 9 March 2020 4:30pm

Have you r say about our recent pre-approval of the $1 million for drought relief funding

Posted 14 Feb 2020 News

Youth Council Nominations 2020

Now open for Youth aged 14-18

Posted 12 Feb 2020 News

Expressions of Interest

from qualified parties to construct and operate a Motel or similar accommodation model in Elliott on a commercial basis.

Posted 12 Feb 2020 News

Public Forum Announcement

Come to council and have your say about our new Youth Facilities in Ali Curung and Tennant Creek

Posted 31 Jan 2020 News

Australia Day 2020

We celebrated Australia Day 2020 in style

Posted 24 Jan 2020 News

Arrangements for Ian (Slim) Tuxworth's Passing

For those wishing to attend the Memorial Service of Ian Tuxworth

Posted 24 Dec 2019 News

Youthlinks Summer Holiday Program

This school holidays come join us for a wide array of activities suited for all interests and skill levels.

Posted 23 Dec 2019 News

Condolences from Barkly Regional Council

Acknowledgement of community and staff member passing

Posted 22 Dec 2019 News

Christmas Lights Competition Winners

Congratulations to all and to all a good night

Posted 5 Dec 2019 News

Green Waste Collection

From 16 - 20 December 2019

Posted 26 Nov 2019 News

The Juno Centre Open Day 2019

​Last week Barkly Regional Council attended the Juno Centre Community Showcase Open Day.

Posted 14 Nov 2019 News

Memorial Day Tennant Creek

Lest we forget - a commemorative service, a community gathering and an homage to the sacrifices of war.

Posted 15 Oct 2019 News

Aussie Backyard Bird Count 2019

Play a vital role in providing important information to BirdLife Australia by taking part in this years 'Aussie Backyard Bird Count'

Posted 14 Oct 2019 News

Deferral of 17 October Council Meeting

The proposed 17 October Council Meeting has been deferred until 30 October

Posted 11 Oct 2019 News

Celebrating Two Years in Council with a proactive and enthusiastic team of 12 Councillors

With September in the rearview mirror, this council enters its third year.

Posted 3 Oct 2019 News

Children's Week

Tennant Creek library is running a fun-filled program for kids during Children's Week (19 - 27 October).

Posted 27 Sep 2019 News

Youth Justice Facility Proposed Site Locations

The Barkly Regional Deal Youth Justice Facility Working Group is seeking to consult with the public in relation to the facilities location

Posted 26 Sep 2019 News

SNAP SEND SOLVE

Do you have something you need to notify Council about?

Posted 16 Sep 2019 News

Deferral of September Council Meeting

The proposed 26 September Ordinary Council Meeting has been deferred until 17 October 2019

Posted 13 Sep 2019 News

Customer Service Award Nomination For One Of Our Own!

Barkly Regional Council's Kylie Rose has been nominated for a Customer Service Award.

Posted 10 Sep 2019 News

The Regional Plan Has Arrived!

Physical copies of the Regional Plan 2019 - 2020 have arrived from the printer!

Posted 8 Sep 2019 News

Barkly Region Youth Representatives

The Barkly Regional Deal Interim Governance Table is seeking 2 youth (1 Male & 1 Female)

Posted 6 Sep 2019 News

Got a Concern About Our Community?

Council would like to encourage residents to use SNAP, SEND, SOLVE app.

Posted 5 Sep 2019 News

Call For nominations

Council is calling for nominations for the new Environment and Sustainability Advisory Committee

Posted 4 Sep 2019 News

Child Protection Week

Copies of the book "Only For Me" written by Michelle Derrig donated to Tennant Creek Library

Posted 3 Sep 2019 News

New Deputy Mayor Elected

Councillor Hal Ruger has been elected as the New Deputy Mayor at the August Council meeting.

Posted 2 Sep 2019 News

Northern Territory Treaty Commissioner Attends Council Meeting

Professor Mick Dodson AM gave a presentation to Council at the August Council meeting

Posted 2 Sep 2019 News

Agreement With New CDP Provider

Council entered into an Agreement with the new CDP Provider RISE / Ngurratjuta

Posted 15 Aug 2019 News

PUBLIC NOTICE

Outcome of the Public Meeting Regarding Property Crime on 8th April, 2019.

Posted 14 Aug 2019 News

Our Amazing Long Term Employees!

Years Of Service Recogniton for Barkly Regional Council Employees

Posted 9 Aug 2019 News

The Results Are In!

The Purkiss Reserve Design Survey votes have been tallied and here are the results.

Posted 9 Aug 2019 News

Mobile Muster Recycling Box At Council Reception Office

"Don't let your old mobile go to waste. If you can't resuse it do some good and recycle it." - Mobile Muster

Posted 7 Aug 2019 News

Tennant Creek Swimming Pool

The Heating of Tennant Creek Swimming Pool is now complete!

Posted 24 Jun 2019 News

New shelter at Elliott Airstrip

In June 2019, a new shelter was constructed at the Elliott airstrip.

Posted 4 Jun 2019 News

DRAFT Budget Documents 2019 - 2020

Follow the links to access various DRAFT Financial Documents for 2019 - 2020

Posted 3 Jun 2019 News

Public Consultation Meeting

A public meeting to discuss Council's proposed budget for 2019-2020

Posted 29 May 2019 News

Purkiss Reserve Upgrade Design Options

Have your say! And choose which design you like best for the Purkiss Reserve Upgrade!

Posted 28 May 2019 News

Regional Deal Update

A progress update on the Barkly Regional Deal

Posted 16 Apr 2019 News

THE BARKLY REGIONAL DEAL

A step toward building a better Barkly for everyone.

Posted 15 Apr 2019 News

Easter Holiday Activities

Join us at the library for some fun easter crafts!

Posted 15 Mar 2019 News

Youth Advisory Council

Nomination form for the Youth Advisory Council

Posted 21 Feb 2019 News

Mayor Column Out Now

Catch up with the Mayor Steve Edgington and find out what's going on in the community

Posted 20 Feb 2019 News

Pet food donations help dogs during hard times

​Hundreds of bags of dry dog food have been delivered to Ali Curung to feed abandoned dogs

Posted 14 Feb 2019 News

Community Info Sessions

Community information sessions on the Cashless Debit Card held next week in Tennant Creek and Barkly communities.

Posted 13 Feb 2019 News

Sport and Recreation $3m funding boost welcomed

Council has welcomed a Sport and Recreation funding boost of $3m which includes the community of Wutunugurra.

Posted 12 Feb 2019 News

Make Your Voice Heard

There are vacancies on Local Authorities in Elliott, Tennant Creek and Arlparra

Posted 1 Feb 2019 News

New Elliott community hub boost for local youth and jobs

Mayor Steve Edgington officially opens local community and sports and recreation hub in Elliott

Posted 31 Jan 2019 News

Service award for dedication

Councillor receives high accolade from colleagues and peers

Posted 31 Jan 2019 News

Aussie spirit shines through

​Triathlon swimmers made a splash on Australia Day as residents woke up to another hot day in January

Posted 31 Jan 2019 News

New Aussie citizen welcomed

There’s no better day to become an Aussie than on Australia Day as a new member of the community will attest.

Posted 31 Jan 2019 News

Australia Day 2019 Award Winners

Locals heroes heralded for their work in the community at Australia Day celebrations

Posted 22 Jan 2019 News

Free bus on Australia Day

There will be a Tennant Creek Transport 12-seater mini-bus doing a loop of Tennant Creek to take locals to and from Lake Mary Ann.

Posted 18 Jan 2019 News

Mayor's Column Out Now

Catch up with Mayor Steve Edgington and find out what's going on in Council and the community.

Posted 16 Jan 2019 News

Kids on par with golf pros

Kids from Arlparra truly got into the swing of handling a club at a recent two-day golf clinic

Posted 16 Jan 2019 News

Youth Program a Success

Local youth enjoyed a variety of activities during the fourth week of the Youth Links School Holiday Program

Posted 16 Jan 2019 News

No paddle? No problem

A canoe race with a difference will replace the raft race for Australia Day 2019.

Posted 15 Jan 2019 News

Community Grants Open

The deadline for Council's Community Grants Program has been extended to 4pm on 21 January 2019.

Posted 11 Jan 2019 News

Paper creatures

Beat the heat and get real crafty in the local library

Posted 10 Jan 2019 News

Keeping us safe

Public Safety Housing Officers are in town to help reduce antisocial behaviour

Posted 20 Dec 2018 News

Barkly Regional Deal Update

Reports from consultations on the Barkly Regional Deal over the past few months are now available

Posted 18 Dec 2018 News

Youth program at the swimming pool

The Youth Links program will run from the Tennant Creek Swimming Pool throughout the school holidays.

Posted 18 Dec 2018 News

Make Your Voice Heard

Positions on Local Authorities in Arlparra, Alpurrurulam and Elliott have become available.

Posted 18 Dec 2018 News

Library sparkles with festive glitter

Local kids had great fun making their own 3D-stained glass Christmas trees as part of the library craft sessions

Posted 17 Dec 2018 News

Congratulations Mayor

Mayor Steve Edgington makes 23 in The NT News list of most powerful people for 2018.

Posted 17 Dec 2018 News

Closures over Christmas

Council would like to advise residents of the following closures over the festive season

Posted 13 Dec 2018 News

A Christmas fairy tale

Local residents have pulled out all the stops to make sure Tennant Creek shines brightly over the festive season.

Posted 13 Dec 2018 News

Security over Christmas

Keep you home secure over the festive season with this checklist from the NT Police.

Posted 10 Dec 2018 News

Make Your Voice Heard

Positions on Local Authorities in Arlparra, Alpurrurulam and Elliott have become available.

Posted 10 Dec 2018 News

A landmark regional deal

Barkly Regional Deal to receive a $60 million commitment in historic signing of statement of intent

Posted 3 Dec 2018 News

Community Grants Open

Applications for the first round of the 2018/19 Community Grants Program close on 31 December.

Posted 29 Nov 2018 News

Mayor's Column Out Now

Catch up with Mayor Steve Edgington and find out what's going on in Council and the community.

Posted 29 Nov 2018 News

Christmas Lights Competition 2018

Dust off your fairy lights and help Tennant Creek shine bright

Posted 28 Nov 2018 News

Community Grants Open

Council is calling for Expressions of Interest (EoI) for the first round of the 2018/19 Community Grants Program.

Posted 27 Nov 2018 News

Nominate an unsung hero for awards

Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! There's only a few more days left to nominate an individual or community group for the 2019 Barkly Region Australia Day Awards.

Posted 23 Nov 2018 News

Locals say NO MORE

More than 100 locals marched down the main street in support of White Ribbon Day and the NO MORE Campaign

Posted 23 Nov 2018 News

Mayor slams sport and recreation funding backflip

Mayor Steve Edgington has criticised the Northern Territory Government over a backflip on long-term funding for the region’s youth.

Posted 19 Nov 2018 News

Night Patrol staff celebrate

It was a proud moment for Council’s Night Patrol staff when they graduated at the Tennant Creek campus of Charles Darwin University (CDU) last week.

Posted 19 Nov 2018 News

Pool Closures

The pool will be closed from 19-23 November and 26-30 November from 8am-2.30pm.

Posted 19 Nov 2018 News

Nominate an unsung hero for awards

It’s that time of the year to nominate an individual or community group for the 2019 Barkly Region Australia Day Awards.

Posted 16 Nov 2018 News

Community win for Alpurrurulam

Mayor Steve Edgington has welcomed plans by the Northern Territory Government (NTG) to build a new police station out at Alpurrurulam.

Posted 13 Nov 2018 News

Barkly Regional Deal results in

Government releases findings from public forum on Barkly Regional Deal

Posted 12 Nov 2018 News

A Tidy Town win for Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek won the Litter Management (Improvement) Award at the Tidy Town Awards

Posted 8 Nov 2018 News

Annual Report 2017-2018

Barkly Regional Council's Annual Report 2017-2018 is available to download

Posted 8 Nov 2018 News

Make your voice heard

Want to do something for the community of Arlparra? Then nominate to join the Local Authority.

Posted 6 Nov 2018 News

Street sweeping change comes to town

Barkly Regional Council has purchased a new street sweeper for use in Tennant Creek.

Posted 31 Oct 2018 News

Driving forward

​Sealed roads at Alpurrurulam community have been repaired under the Federal Government’s Roads to Recovery Program.​

Posted 30 Oct 2018 News

Swimming Pool Hours

The Tennant Creek Swimming Pool is now open for lap swimming.

Posted 29 Oct 2018 News

Five new citizens take the pledge

The Barkly region is now home to five new Aussies following an Australian Citizenship Ceremony this week.