Have Your Say On The 2013-2014 Shire Plan & Budget

Now is your chance to have a say on the 2013-2014 Shire Plan & Budget!

The Shire Plan provides direction to Council, staff, community members and other stakeholders on the ongoing development of East Arnhem Shire Council and its communities.

It talks about all of Council’s services and programs and how the budget will be allocated for the next financial year.

You can let us know what you think by email, mail or have a chat to your local Councillor or Community Advisory Board members.

The Shire Plan & Budget will be open for your comment until 28 June 2013. We look forward to hearing from you!

To view the 2013-2014 Shire Plan & Budget click here.

Easter 2013 Operations

The upcoming Easter holidays will see changes to the operating hours of some of East Arnhem Shire Council services and facilities.

Residents are advised of the following service & operating arrangements:

Angurugu Council Office & Operations
Closed 4.30pm Thursday 28 March 2013
Reopen 8.30am Tuesday 1 April 2013
Emergency Contact over closure:  Ben Waugh, 0409 678 905

ALTERED SERVICES

  • AGED CARE & DISABILITY SERVICES - Due to high care, only Good Friday Closed. Easter Hampers will be delivered to Meals on Wheels clients on Thursday 28 March, with serviced meals for Good Friday. Monday operating as usual with Meals on Wheels service delivery.

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Darwin Office
Closed 4.30pm Thursday 28 March 2013
Reopen 8.30am Tuesday 1 April 2013

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Galiwin'ku Council Office & Operations
Closed 4.30pm Thursday 28 March 2013
Reopen 8.30am Tuesday 1 April 2013
Emergency Contact over closure: Steph Atkinson, 0498 960 931

ALTERED SERVICES

  • AGED CARE & DISABILITY SERVICES - Easter Hampers will be delivered to all Meals on Wheels clients on Thursday 28 March, with all serviced meals over the Easter Break.
  • CHILD CARE - Closed

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Gapuwiyak Council Office & Operations
Closed 4.30pm Thursday 28 March 2013
Reopen 8.30am Tuesday 1 April 2013
Emergency Contact over closure: Owen Roberts, 0459 106 201

ALTERED SERVICES

  • WASTE MANAGEMENT - Rubbish will be collected on Thursday 28 March & Tuesday 2 April instead of Friday & Monday respectively.
  • AGED CARE & DISABILITY SERVICES - Easter Hampers will be delivered to all Meals on Wheels clients on Thursday 28 March, with all serviced meals over the Easter Break.
  • CHILD CARE - Closed

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Gunyangara Council Office & Operations
Closed 4.30pm Thursday 28 March 2013
Reopen 8.30am Tuesday 1 April 2013
Emergency Contact over closure: Richard Fitowski, 0439 836 282

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Milingimbi Council Office & Operations
Closed 4.00pm Thursday 28 March 2013
Reopen 8.30am Tuesday 1 April 2013
Emergency Contact over closure: Vicki Dwyer, 0459 177 266

ALTERED SERVICES

  • WASTE MANAGEMENT - Rubbish will now be collected on Thursday 28 March & Tuesday 2 April

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Milyakburra Council Office & Operations
Closed 4.30pm Thursday 28 March 2013
Reopen 8.30am Tuesday 1 April 2013
Emergency Contact over closure: Ben Waugh, 0409 678 905

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Nhulunbuy Office
Closed 4.30pm Thursday 28 March 2013
Reopen 8.30am Tuesday 1 April 2013

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Ramingining Council Office & Operations
Closed 4.30pm Thursday 28 March 2013
Reopen 8.30am Tuesday 1 April 2013
Emergency Contact over closure: Garry Wise, 0418 848 273

ALTERED SERVICES

  • WASTE MANAGEMENT - Rubbish will be collected on Tuesday 2 April
  • POSTAL SERVICE - No mail plane over Easter Break
  • AGED CARE & DISABILITY SERVICES - Easter Hampers will be delivered to all Meals on Wheels clients on Thursday 28 March, with all serviced meals over the Easter Break.

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Umbakumba Council Office & Operations
Closed 4.30pm Thursday 28 March 2013
Reopen 8.30am Tuesday 1 April 2013
Emergency Contact over closure: Clayton McCudden, 08 8987 7024

ALTERED SERVICES

  • WASTE MANAGEMENT - Rubbish will be collected on Tuesday 2 April
  • AGED CARE & DISABILITY SERVICES - Easter Hampers will be delivered to all Meals on Wheels clients on Thursday 28 March, with all serviced meals over the Easter Break.

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Yirrkala Council Office & Operations
Closed 4.30pm Thursday 28 March 2013
Reopen 8.30am Tuesday 1 April 2013
Emergency Contact over closure: Richard Fitowski, 0439 836 282

ALTERED SERVICES

  • WASTE MANAGEMENT - Rubbish will be collected on Tuesday 2 April 
  • AGED CARE & DISABILITY SERVICES - Easter Hampers will be delivered to all Meals on Wheels clients on Thursday 28 March, with all serviced meals over the Easter Break.
  • YOUTH, SPORT & RECREATION - Closed
  • CHILD CARE - Closed

We wish you all a very safe Easter - Happy Fishing!!!!

Ordinary Council Meeting - 20 March 2013

East Arnhem Shire Council will be conducting an Ordinary Meeting in Darwin on Wednesday 20 March 2013.

  • Ordinary Council Meeting: Commence at 9.30am on Wednesday 20 March 2013 at Holiday Inn Darwin - Peninsula Room

Council Meetings are open to the public, excluding confidential Council business items. 

The agenda is available for download at  http://www.eastarnhem.nt.gov.au/2013

Kerry Whiting
Acting Chief Executive Officer

Finance Committee Meeting - 27 February 2013

East Arnhem Shire Council advises that a Finance Commitee Meeting will be held on Wednesday 27 February 2013. 

The Finance Committee meets on alternate months to the Council via teleconference, to ensure the presentation of a monthly finance report and to monitor the on-going financial position of Council.

  • Finance Committee Meeting (Teleconference): Commence at 9.30am on Wednesday 27 February 2013

The Finance Committee Meetings are open to the public, excluding confidential Council business items. If you would like to dial into the Finance Committee Meeting, please contact Ms Jodi Hart to obtain teleconferencing details on 08 8986 8914 or jodi.hart@eastarnhem.nt.gov.au

The agenda is available for download at http://www.eastarnhem.nt.gov.au/finance-committee/

Kerry Whiting
Acting Chief Executive Officer

Confidential Special Council Meeting - 19 February 2013

East Arnhem Shire Council will be conducting an Confidential Special Council Meeting via teleconference on Wednesday 19 February 2013, commencing at 1.30pm.

This Confidential Special Council Meeting contains report/s that will be dealt with under Section 65(2) (ci) (ciiii) of the Local Government Act 2012 and Regulation 8 of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 2008. It contains information that would, if publicly disclosed, be likely to cause commercial prejudice to, or confer an unfair commercial advantage on any person; AND information that would, if publicly disclosed, be likely to prejudice the interests of council or some other person.

The Confidential Special Council Meeting is closed to the public.

The agenda is available for download at  http://www.eastarnhem.nt.gov.au/2013

Kerry Whiting
Acting Chief Executive Officer

Confidential Special Council Meeting - 6 February 2013

East Arnhem Shire Council will be conducting an Confidential Special Council Meeting via teleconference on Wednesday 6 February 2013, commencing at 10.00am.

This Confidential Special Council Meeting contains report/s that will be dealt with under Section 65(2) (ci) (ciiii) of the Local Government Act 2012 and Regulation 8 of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 2008. It contains information that would, if publicly disclosed, be likely to cause commercial prejudice to, or confer an unfair commercial advantage on any person; AND information that would, if publicly disclosed, be likely to prejudice the interests of council or some other person.

The Confidential Special Council Meeting is closed to the public.

The agenda is available for download at  http://www.eastarnhem.nt.gov.au/2013

Kerry Whiting
Acting Chief Executive Officer

Ordinary Council Meeting - 23 January 2013

East Arnhem Shire Council will be conducting an Ordinary Meeting in Nhulunbuy on Wednesday 23 January 2013.

  • Day One, Ordinary Council Meeting: Commence at 9.30am on Wednesday 23 January 2013 at the Nhulunbuy Council Chambers.
  • Day Two, Informal Discussion Day: Commence at 9.30am on Thursday 24 January 2013 at the Nhulunbuy Council Chambers.

Council Meetings are open to the public, excluding confidential Council business items. 

The agenda is available for download at  http://www.eastarnhem.nt.gov.au/2013

Kerry Whiting
Acting Chief Executive Officer