Anmetjere is the name given to Ti Tree town and its' surrounding communitites and smaller outstations.
Anmatjere is located 194km north of Alice Springs by road travelling on the Stuart Highway and it takes 2 hours to drive there. By road, it takes 10 minutes to drive to the closest airstrip in Ti Tree Town then 30 minutes to fly to Alice Springs. The road from Alice Springs to Ti Tree Town is sealed.
The Council office is located in Ti Tree Town and services Ti Tree Town and the communities of Pmara Jutunta (Six Mile), Nturiya (Station) and Wilora (Stirling) as well as the outstaions of Adelaide Bore, Alyuen, Petyale and Woods Camp.
Council's activities in Anmatjere:
No. Staff: 40 people (70% Indigenous)
Local Authority: Dean Pepperill (Chairperson), Rodney Baird (Deputy Chair), Harry Moore, Mark Pepperill, April Campbell, Hanness Rosslee, Wayne Scrutton, Betty Carter, Trevor Cook.
Ward Councillors: Cr Adrian Dixon (President), Cr James Glenn, Cr Benedy Bird, Cr Marlene Tilmouth.
Community Achievements (2015/2016):
- One of Council’s Field Officers, Jacko Long was awarded GTNT Apprentice of the Year
- Major upgrades to the Nturiya Road were undertaken with the Works team collaborating with local contractors as well as local Indigenous labour
- Roads have been resealed with new kerbing and street furniture installed
- New water pipeline installed to Alyuen outstation
- Fencing upgrade at Pmara Jutunta and Nturiya to better contain cattle
- Solar lights erected at Pmara Jutunta, Wilora, Alyuen
- Local Wilora School Nutrition team prepared and provided 636 breakfasts, 1,908 lunches and 3,816 snacks, totalling 6,360 healthy meals for students attending school throughout the year
- Five shade structures constructed by Community Development Program participants on behalf of Council’s Children’s Services program
- 28,233 hours recorded for Community Development Program participants
- Anmatjere’s men’s cricket team qualified for the Imparja Community Cup semi-finals for the first time
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