|The Mataranka Community Government administered local government services in Mataranka.
The functions of the Community Government included the establishment and maintenance of:
- parks and gardens
- sports facilities, libraries, community halls
- waste disposal
- adult education
- community housing
- contractual works
- fire-fighting service
- tourist attractions.
However, it was absorbed by the Roper Gulf Shire Council in 2008 as part of the large scale amalgamation process in the Northern Territory.|