City of Palmerston
|City of Palmerston
Location within Darwin metropolitan area
|Population||34,652 (2015 est)|
|• Density||655.0/km2 (1,696.6/sq mi)|
|Area||52.9 km2 (20.4 sq mi)|
|Council seat||Palmerston City|
|Territory electorate(s)||Blain, Brennan, Drysdale, Spillett|
|Website||City of Palmerston|
The City of Palmerston is a local government area of the Northern Territory. It contains the suburbs of Darwin's satellite city, Palmerston, and is situated between the outer industrial areas of Darwin and the rural areas of Howard Springs. The City covers an area of 52.9 square kilometres (20.4 sq mi) and as at the 2011 census had a population of more than 27,000.
The Palmerston City Council consists of the Mayor and six aldermen. The city is not divided into wards, thus each alderman represents constituents from the entire city. Council elections are held on the third Saturday in March in leap years.
The City of Palmerston was incorporated in 1981 under the Local Government Act (NT), and in 2000 was proclaimed the Northern Territory's second city.
Suburbs of the inner city and of the outskirts, with post codes in parenthesis:
|Suburbs Map||Inner City||Outskirts|
- "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2014–15". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Palmerston (C)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 31 May 2016.