Council employs a Mobile Work Force of skilled operatives to provide slashing, mowing and weed control for Council’s land, road reserves and easements.

The work force undertakes all of the planned and remedial maintenance work in the Litchfield Municipality, with job allocation and scheduling organised to comply with seasonal activities, including wet weather and total fire ban days.

Effective scheduling of time and skills is crucial to optimising their utilisation and maximising return. The team work a yearly schedule to cover the region, spread over 3,000kms with 750kms of roads.

Round 1 Spraying and Slashing – Start of the Wet Season
Round 2 Spraying and Slashing – End of the Wet Season

The Mobile Work Force also attend to:

  • Litter collection
  • Drain clearing
  • Sign and guide post installation
  • Repair damaged signs
  • Pot hole repairs
  • Brush cutting
  • Tree trimming
  • Tree felling
  • Mulching
  • Tree planting

Please Contact Us if you require any further assistance.

Council Land Maintenance

The Mobile Work Force maintain fire breaks and undertake weed management on Council land, with the only exception being Council Recreation Reserves.

Maps of Council land can be found here:

Map 1 - Howard Springs

Map 2 - Bees Creek

Map 3 - Girraween/Humpty Doo

Map 4 - Livingstone/Berry Springs/Acacia

Overall Map

In October 2020, Top End Conservation Management was awarded a contract to develop a 5-year weed management plan for Litchfield Council.

Litchfield Council Weed Management Plan 2021-2026 »