To drive to the community from Alice Springs, travel 70 Kilometres (km) north along the Stuart Highway; turn right along the Plenty Highway for 90 km and then turn left 20 km past Gemtree and continue for 28 km on unsealed road to the community.
Engawala has a women's centre, childcare, school, remote health clinic, Council office, as well as a recreation hall with a youth program.
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)
Council's activities in Engawala:
No. Staff: 20 people (85% Indigenous)
Local Authority: Cr Audrey Inkamala (Chairperson), Kathy Inkamala (Deputy Chairperson), Elizabeth Dixon, Dianne Dixon, Joy Turner, Janet Tilmouth, Rachel Tilmouth.
Ward Councillors: Cr Adrian Dixon (CDRC President), Cr James Glenn, Cr David McCormack, Cr Audrey Inkamala (LAC Chairperson)
Community Achievements (2018/2019):
- Women's Centre Improvements
- Landfill Upgrade
- Solar Lights installed
- Football Ground Improvements
- Waste Recycling Program
Phone (08) 8956 9989
Fax (08) 8956 9976
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Local community vacancies are often available. Please contact the Council office for more information.