Core Services

Core services are those which Council is required to provide across the Roper Gulf region for the benefit of its constituents. View the full list of our core services and find out more information about how they run

The Local Government Act 2019 and its statutory instruments prescribe a range of services that Council must provide across the Roper Gulf region for the benefit of its constituents.

Our Core Services include:
  • Administration of Local Authorities, advisory bodies and management committees
  • Administration of local laws 
  • Advocacy and representation on local and regional issues
  • Animal Control Program
  • Asset Management 
  • Cemetery Maintenance
  • Civic Events 
  • Control of litter and garbage By-Laws
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Library and cultural heritage services 
  • Lighting for public safety 
  • Maintenance of public parks, ovals and gardens 
  • Road Maintenance
  • Traffic Management
  • Training and employment of local people in Council operations
  • Waste Management 
  • Weed control and fire hazard reduction