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Councillors ring in changes at first ordinary council meeting of third Barkly Regional Council
Barkly Regional Council is calling for nominations for all Local Authorities in the Barkly region
The Barkly region is now home to one new Aussie following an Australian Citizenship Ceremony
Old hands and newcomers took their place in Council chambers for the official swearing in of the new Barkly Regional Council.
Council is looking for lifeguards who can work during the day at the pool
Nominate a young person in the Barkly for their outstanding efforts in the NT Young Achiever Awards.
Problem drinkers highlighted since the Territory-wide rollout of the Banned Drinker Register two weeks ago
All phones at Council HQ are now in working order
Grab this chance to hear about the abundant resource opportunities in the Barkly
Steve Edgington has won the role of President for the Barkly Regional Council (BRC).
A Territory-wide switch-on of the Banned Drinker Register begins on 1 September
Then book now and get qualified before the swimming season starts in Tennant Creek
The mobile early voting centre will move to the Council Library on 23 and 24 August
Residents and tourists buying takeaway alcohol in Tennant Creek will have ID scanned in preparation for the BDR rollout
Make your voice heard and put in your early vote at the Civic Hall in Tennant Creek
It's your friendly dentist. So make your appointment now
The Tennant Creek Caravan Dump Point is now open
Lions Free skin Cancer Screening 14th 15th July 2017
Potential Candidates are invited to attend an information session to find out what's invloved in running for council
Northern Territory Local Government Elections Your Right Your Responsibility
Swimming Pool Closure 28 May due to the cooler months.
The first round of Council's 2017-18 Community Grants Program opens on 1 May
Tree Lopping within Tennant Creek from Thursday 24th April until Thursday 4th May 2017
Swimming Pool - Closed Monday 1st May 2017
A Powerful Tool In The Fight Against Crime In Tennant Creek
Barkly Regional Council President Barb Shaw has accused the ABC of turning its back on vital service provision in the region.
Unusually high rainfall is continuing to impact on most remote communities across the Barkly.
The inaugural meeting of Barkly Regional Council’s Friends of the Cemetery committee was held in mid-January.
Nominations have been called for a vacancy on the council committees.
Do you want to train as a lifeguard and work at the pool?
The announcement by Emmerson Resources about the future of mining on the Edna Beryl lease was perhaps the best Christmas present Tennant Creek has had
Congratulations to a number of council staff who were honoured at recent higher education graduations.
The pool will be opening at night again to make up for the wind last week.
Feral animals are the target of a new program across the Barkly region.
The search is on to find the best basketball teams in the Barkly.
A national conference has called for a doubling of funding for roads administered by local councils
Functions and special events at Tennant Creek’s Christ The King Catholic Church will soon be held in much better surroundings.
Chief Minister Michael Gunner met with Chinese Government and industry officials, including one of the key stakeholders in the Northern Gas Pipeline
Royal Life Saving is holding a water safety awareness program and teaching course at the Tennant Creek Swimming Pool.
You have until 4 November to nominate an individual or community group for the 2017 Barkly Region Australia Day Awards.
Locals are being invited to fill in a survey to help reinstall the Barkly weather radar.
The first round of Council's 2016-17 Community Grants Program opens on 1 November
Grab a cup of coffee while you're reading a book at the Tennant Creek Library.
Barkly Regional Council (BRC) invites the public to comment on its amended Waste Management By-law.
Do you have a business or a business idea that you would like to run at the Tennant Creek Swimming Pool?
Donate your pre-loved DVDs or books to the Tennant Creek Library.
Want to be part of the best Australia Day in the NT? Then send in an expression of interest to join in the fun.
Council is seeking expressions of interest (EoI) from community volunteers for a ‘Friends of the Cemetery’ group.
Nominations are now open for one position on the Tennant Creek Local Authority
The Tennant Creek Swimming Pool will reopen on Friday, 30 September
A group of hip hop musicians from the Barkly have just returned from the prestigious Sand Tracks tour on the back of a NT Music Award win.
The 2016 October Business Month is jam packed with opportunities ... so don't miss out.
Join in for three days of swimming, survival skills and fun from 13-15 September at the Tennant Creek pool.
Make a splash this summer and become a volunteer for the town swimming pool
Voting in remote areas takes place throughout the Northern Territory from 17 to 27 August 2016.
Council is seeking community feedback for the draft Purkiss Reserve Fees and Charges 2016/17.
Council has approved the rates declaration for 2016-2017.
Victims of Crime NT can help you to improve the security of your home.
Young leader is looking for participants in the Festival's three-day Camp Harmony
Want to improve safety on the roads and paths in your community? Then have your say in this survey
Be a part of the action for the community's premier annual event, Desert Harmony Festival.
If you would like a little more thrill in your mornings, then this is the activity for you.
Elliott musicians wowed judges and the audience at the 2016 NT Song of the Year Awards.
One position has become available on the Tennant Creek Local Authority
Early voting in Tennant Creek will begin on Monday, 27 June.
Residents of the Barkly are encouraged to comment on the Council's draft Regional Plan and Budget 2016-17.
E-Tenders are now open for the Provision of Fire Safety Services in the Barkly region.
Budget boost for Barkly from the Northern Territory Government receives mixed reception.
E-Tenders are now open for a Traffic Management Study in the Barkly region.
Organisers of the Da Vinci Exhibition have extended its run to 26 June due to popular demand.
The second round of the Council's 2015/16 Community Grants Program is now open.
Council is calling for Expressions of Interest (EoI) to fill an Elected Member Casual Vacancy in the Patta Ward.
The Town Pool is now closed for Winter.
Council announces new opening hours for Lake Mary Ann.
Controlled burns start in Tennant Creek and Elliott this weekend as part of a Hazard Abatement Program.
Tennant Creek Transport is offering a new door-to-door service for locals.
BreastScreenNT mobile bus drives home importance of mammograms for women living in the bush.
Barkly Regional Council (BRC) is currently seeking Expressions of Interest for a Cadetship within the Council.
Design and Construction of ablution block for Atnungurrpa outstation NT - BRC 003-16
Delve into the mind of a genius with this award-winning interactive exhibition for all ages.
Create and design a book and you could be the Young Territory Author of the Year.
Jemena will be in Tennant Creek next week to host briefing sessions on the Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) project.
Council invites you to come to a morning tea to welcome the new CEO.
Local women celebrated the strength of women in the Barkly with two events
The deadline for community feedback on Council's footpath and laneway policies has been extended to 31 March.
Residents are advised that a planting project in town is scheduled to start in March.
Council President Barb Shaw weclomes the new CEO Marion Smith.
Be adventurous. Discover a new author.
Tenders are open for the provision of house maintenance and repairs in the Barkly.
Members of the community are being invited to have their say on the Purkiss Reserve Master Plan.
Meet five brand new Aussies who became an Australian Citizen on Australia Day
Games and races at Lake Mary Ann a star attraction for Australia Day.
Residents of Tennant Creek honoured in the town's own Australia Day Awards.
A huge thank you to all our sponsors who have contributed to this Australia Day.
There's still time to register for the Triathlon and you can register for all games on the day. See inside for full program.
Get ready for an action-packed Australia Day folks ...
Catch up with the former NRL footballer Corey Payne at the Australia Day celebrations in Tennant Creek.
Residents have been urged to protect themselves against mosquitoes, following recent floods.
The Tennant Creek swimming pool was closed yesterday at short notice due to contamination.
Council will meet on 18 February 2016. Check inside for what's coming up and some highlights from late 2015.