Elliott – Tennant Creek and Barkly

Elliott is located in the heart of the Northern Territory’s cattle country. Kulumindini is the traditional Aboriginal name for Elliott and the town lies on important Dreaming tracks.

Fire and Emergency Response Group

The Fire and Emergency Response Group consists of volunteer members who are trained in road crash rescue, grass fire fighting techniques, first aid and search and rescue. A small fire fighting appliance is located in Elliott. The FERG is also responsible for maintaining the road crash rescue equipment which is also located at the Elliott Fire Station.


The Elliott School caters to pre-school to middle years and the Newcastle Waters School provides education up to Year 11. School of the Air is also available.

Health services

The Elliott Health Centre is in the town. A Medical Officer is on call at all hours in Tennant Creek for phone consultations and evacuations.

Recreation activities

Town facilities are good for the size of the town and include a nine-hole golf course, tennis courts and covered in basketball courts.

The Elliott Hawks take part in tournaments every year as part of the Barkly AFL. The annual Brunette Downs Races in June sees 3 days of racing, camp drafting, bronco branding, rodeo, and gymkhana and novelty races. The event has an on course bookmaker, bar, catering and live entertainment.


Historic drives

Drovers Memorial Park and Stockman Statue

Jim Rennie Memorial Park

Anthny's Lagoon

Newcastle Waters

Renner Springs