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
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 bushready.nt.gov.au or bushtel.nt.gov.au
You can also go onto to our Visiting Communities page.
You can view the community's plan at Atitjere Community Plan 2021.
Council Presence in Atitjere
No. Staff: 15 people (87% Indigenous)
Local Authority: Anthony Petrick (Chair), Kylie Edwards (Deputy Chair), Irene Reiff, Bradley Bretherton, Andrena Webb, Chantelle Bloomfield.
Ward Councillors: Cr William Liddle and Cr Jamie Webb.
Community Projects (2019/20)
- Portable shade areas for cemeteries
- BBQ trailer for community events
- In progress – fixed BBQ with solar lights, 2000L potable water trailer
Things to see and do
- Attend the annual Harts Range Bush Weekend
- Visit Gemtree for fossicking
Fax (08) 8956 9917
News from the region
What is happening
Local community vacancies are often available. Please contact the Council office for more information.