110204 Mowing blitz


4 February 2011

Council commences Mowing Blitz


At January’s Ordinary Council meeting, Aldermen voted to immediately commence a Mowing Blitz for parks and verges within Alice Springs.   


Mayor Damien Ryan said “This course of action has been brought on by the unprecedented rain events over previous months in 2010 and 2011.” 


“Council is in the process of purchasing more equipment and reallocating the available resources to ensure immediate action in this area.”  said Mayor Ryan. 


The blitz will commence this week (as of 1 February 2011) and be conducted over the coming months, starting with the below activity areas.


This weeks activity areas were:-                            

  • SnowKennaPark
  • Imparja Cup venues
  • Hospital lawns
  • Trevor Reid park
  • Billy Goat Hill
  • Whittaker Street
  • Cowle Street
  • Kenna Court
  • Boucaut Street
  • Rounsevell Street
  • Roberts Crescent
  • Hablett Crescent
  • Rosenbaum Street
  • Activity areas – 7 February :-

  • MemorialCemetery
  • Bruce Street
  • Lackman Terrace
  • Plowman Street & Park
  • Tucker Street& Park
  • Bromley Street
  • Ludgate Street
  • Cora Crescent
  • Campbell Street& Park
  • Chalmers Street& Park
  • Chong Street
  • Francis Street
  • Rose Court




The activity areas list will be updated on a weekly basis and published on the Council web site www.alicesprings.nt.gov.au


Alice Springs Town Council is working diligently to control growth and will continue to work proactively on this matter.



For further information contact:


Damien Ryan (Mayor) M:  0428 825 392

Rex Mooney (CEO) P:            (08) 8950 0500

Claire Ashard (Media & Communications) M: 0408 857 167