Palmerston is a dynamic city offering all modern facilities and a great base from which to explore the Darwin region. Palmerston is located just 22 kilometres (or a short 25 minute drive) from the centre of Darwin and has a population of 25,000. Palmerston is the site of the Australian Army’s Robertson Barracks, purpose built for the First Brigade as part of the Army Presence in the North Project.
There are several shopping centres at Palmerston and a pleasant 18 hole golf course. The surrounding rural area has many mango farms. Another popular attraction is Marlow Lagoon, a picturesque lake and park, which also offers an area for off-leash dog walking.
Palmerston is a suburb of Darwin in Northern Territory. It is located approximately 16kms from the capital Darwin covering an area of 0.609 square kilometres. Palmerston has a recorded population of 21 residents and is within the Australian Central Standard Time zone Australia/Darwin.
If you are planning a visit to Palmerston we’ve put together some of the things nearby that you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Palmerston and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.