Alice Springs Town Council

PO Box 1071
Alice Springs NT 0871
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About Your Council

Alice Springs Town Council is an organisation dedicated to good governance, effective leadership and the provision of high quality services.

Alice Springs, a central Australian city of about 28,000 residents, offers a unique and exciting lifestyle and is only a two hour flight from most Australian capital cities.

Through innovative leadership and good governance Alice Springs Town Council will provide and advocate for services to meet the present and changing needs of our community. Read more.


Alice Springs is the commercial and communications centre for most of the Central Australian region. Follow the service links below for information on finding what you need in Alice Springs.

Services provided by the council:

Alice Springs Community

Alice Springs has a world-class teaching hospital, university, 2 shopping malls, numerous private & public schools & a variety of recreational facilities.

Because of its size & remoteness the Alice is home to a close-knit & engaged community. People from all walks of life find themselves calling Alice Springs home.

The Alice Springs Community Calendar - Find out what's happening in your community.

The Alice Springs Directory: If you are looking for entertainment, goods or services in Alice Springs this is a good place to start.

Community Grants: The Alice Springs Town Council offers grants of up to $5000 for groups & individuals who contribute to the community.


Alice Springs is the heart, the soul, the centre of Australia. This iconic outback town, rich in history and culture, has much to offer visitors to the region.

Alice Springs has many of the facilities you would expect in any Australian capital city including shops, attractions and entertainment Visitors can wonder down the Todd Mall in our CBD for some souvenir shopping and enjoy the many Indigenous art galleries.

Getting to Alice Springs

Alice Springs may be remote, but it's easy to get to:

Commercial passenger services include

  • Daily flights to and from major Australian cities (Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Darwin, Perth and Cairns) and to Uluru (Ayer's Rock)
  • Two services of the legendary Ghan train each week
  • Daily express coach services to Adelaide, Darwin and Brisbane

Or you can drive here: it's a two day drive from Darwin, or a two day drive from Adelaide.

Alice Springs Airport is located approximately 16km south of the Alice Springs town centre along the Stuart Highway, and is serviced by airport minibus, taxi and backpacker pick-up services.

Both the coach and train terminals are within the Alice Springs central business district.

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