MacDonnell Regional Council (MRC) was established in 2008 and covers 13 major remote communities, as well as outstations and numerous enterprises in the pastoral, tourism and mining industries.
Council has 12 elected members in four wards, with councillors elected for a four-year term. The last election was held on August 28, 2021.
MacDonnell Regional Council engages its twelve Elected Councillors, thirteen Local Authorities, residents and staff through a process of assessing and refining a four year Strategic Plan that incorporates annual Regional Plans. Previously called a Shire Plan, the Regional Plan is refocused...
MacDonnell Regional Council publishes its Annual Report and General Purpose Financial Report of previous financial year operations. It is tabled each year with the Northern Territory Government's Minister for Local Government and Regions by 15 November. 2021-22 Annual Report of the MacDonnell...
CouncilBiz is a Local Government Subsidiary of eight Regional Councils of the Northern Territory and the Local Government Association of the Northern Territory. Along with the formation of Shire Councils (now Regional Councils) in 2008, CouncilBiz was established to facilitate their efficient...
Rates, Fees and Charges
MacDonnell Regional Council declares its Rates and Charges as well as its Fees and Charges for the coming financial year, as per its requirements in the Local Government Act. Current rates, fees and charges, in respect of the forthcoming financial year, are declared by MacDonnell Regional Council...
Standards and Service Levels
To ensure continuous improvement in service delivery in our 13 communities, MacDonnell Regional Council has established service levels for Council service delivery that are linked to multi-year implementation plans and our Strategic Plan to continuously increase the standards. All service levels...
Business with Council
MacDonnell Regional Council (MRC) supports economic development across the region through its vision, mission and goals. Council seeks to facilitate the Local Authorities' engagement with economic development opportunities. MRC looks to opportunities that benefit all its residents. Beyond its...
MacDonnell Regional Council regularly communicates to its constituents and stakeholders about issues and service delivery across the region. Please select from our archive below or refine your search by media releases, newsletters or other items.