The Atitjere community is located 215 km from Alice Springs along the sealed Plenty Highway. Nestled at the base of the Harts Ranges, Atitjere is home to some 460 people. Atitjere has the following services:
* School and crèche
* Aged Care Service
* Police station
* Remote Health clinic
* Central Land Council office
* Regional Council office
* Shop (including fuel)
* Takeaway food
CDRC suggest clicking the links below for further useful information
The Northern Territory Government has put together resources to help your visit to community be successful. Please have a look at the Remote Engagement and Coordination Strategy and Toolkit available from http://www.bushready.nt.gov.au/home or https://bushtel.nt.gov.au/#!/home (external sites)
You can view the community's plan at Atitjere Community Plan.
Council's activities in Atitjere:
No. Staff: 15 people (76% Indigenous)
Local Authority: Anthony Petrick (Chair), Kylie Edwards (Deputy Chair), Robin Bloomfield, Barbara Petrick, Irene Reiff, Bradley Bretherton.
Ward Councillors: Cr William Liddle.
Community Achievements (2018/19):
- New Community Safety Patrol Base
- Tidy Towns Award
- Upgrade of Basketball Court
- Recreational Facility Upgrade
Things to see and do:
- Attend the annual Harts Range Bush Weekend
- Visit Gemtree for fossicking
Phone (08) 8956 9787
Fax (08) 8956 9917
News from the region
Local community vacancies are often available. Please contact the Council office for more information.