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. See also DLGH Bustel site.
Council's activities in Engawala:
No. Staff: 18 people (83% Indigenous)
Local Authority: Elizabeth Dixon, Dianne Dixon, Kathy Inkamala (Deputy Chairperson), 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.