Visitor Information Centre Solar Panels Installation Katherine Town Council is pleased to announce our improvement of our environmental footprint with the installation of solar panels for the .. read more
Katherine Town Council invites tenders from suitably qualified & experienced organisations for: T20-01 Casuarina Street Footpath Construction For more information please the below lin.. read more
Low Level Road Repairs Katherine Town Council advises that Low Level will be undergoing road repairs tomorrow, Thursday 16 January 7:00am – 1:00pm. The road repairs will affect the .. read more
Low Level Open Other Closures Remain Katherine Town Council has re-opened Low Level. The following locations remain closed; Hot Springs, Boat Ramp and Knotts Crossing. This situation wi.. read more
Closures Due to Weather Due to increasing river levels and further forecasted rainfall several roads and facility closures will be put in place, until advised otherwise. Katherine Town C.. read more
Katherine Town Council & The Historical Society of Katherine Inc Working Together The Katherine Town Council and The Historical Society of Katherine Inc have confirmed their working partne.. read more
Impounded Cars: #48—Silver Mitsubishi Magna—NT CD66LM Impounded from Bicentennial Drive #49—Silver Ford Falcon—NT CB95DU Impounded from Murray St #50—Silv.. read more
New CEO Appointed Katherine Town Council is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Chief Executive Officer, Mr Ian Bodill. Mr Bodill has extensive experience in Local Government .. read more
Ordinary Meeting of Council – Tuesday 10 December 2019 The December Ordinary Meeting of Council will be on Tuesday 10th of December, 2019. The open forum will commence at 5:30pm .. read more
The below times will outline the closing hours of Katherine Town Council, Civic Centre: 25 December 2019- 1 January 2020 inclusive Library: 25 December 2019- 1 January 2020 i.. read more
The December/January school holiday program is out!! Be sure to check out all these awesome free events over the Christmas school holiday program. Click here (/A2 DL Brochure - DESIGN BEC Poster v.. read more
Adventure Play Park Refrigerated Bubbler Installed Congratulations to the students from Clyde Fenton Primary School year one/two students, for demonstrating their passion and being involved wi.. read more
Low Level Bridge Closed for Maintenance Katherine Town Council advises that the Low Level bridge will be closed on the 28th November 2019, from 9am till 2pm for maintenance. Council kindly ask.. read more
Annual Storm Water Drainage Works Commencing Katherine Town Council will be commencing its annual inspection and clearing of storm water drainage. Works will be undertaken in various lo.. read more
Special Council Meeting 18 November 2019, 5:30pm Subject: McKeddie Road Project Agenda (/Council-Meetings/Ordinary-Council-Meetings/Agendas/Special Meeting of Council - McKeddie Roa.. read more
Katherine Town Council Newsletter Release Katherine Town Council is excited to launch what will be the first of many newsletters to our community. The newsletter serves to provide a one-stop-s.. read more
BBQ Adventure Play Park Out of Order Katherine Town Council would like to inform the public that the Adventure Play Park BBQ is currently not operational. We anticipate the BBQ will once again.. read more
Separate & Save As of October the Katherine Town Council are increasing the rate of mixed COMMERCIAL waste to $125 per tonne. This is for commercial users who are going to the waste .. read more
Katherine Sportsgrounds Lights Fixed The Oval Two (2) Katherine Sportsground lights are officially back up and running after experiencing damage from a cockatoo infestation. S.. read more
Katherine Town Council Launches New Campaign KATHERINE ALIVE A place without boundaries. Katherine Town Council are excited to announce the launch of the promotional campaign –.. read more
Proposed Lease of Lot 353 to Save The Children Katherine Town Council have been approached by Save The Children with a proposal to lease Lot 353 (11 Shephard Street), formally known as Morris.. read more
Rich History to be Captured in Artistic Murals Walls around Katherine will be getting a much-needed makeover this week with the installation of two (2) murals commemorating significant aspects.. read more
Katherine Low Level Bridge Temporary Closure Friday the 16th August 2019 the Katherine Low Level Bridge will be temporarily closed between 11:00am to 1:00pm. Katherine Town Council advises dri.. read more
Civic Centre Tree Removal and Replanting As determined at the July Ordinary Meeting of Council, Katherine Town Council will commence the staged removal of trees from the Civic Centre Lawns on .. read more
2019/2020 Finalised municipal plan (/1. FINAL Municipal Plan 2019-20.pdf) and fees & charges (/4. FINAL KTC Fees & Charges Structure 2019-2020.pdf).. read more
July Ordinary Council Meeting Publication Error Please be advised that there is an error in the Katherine Times regarding the July Ordinary Meeting of Council. The advertisement incorrec.. read more
Bicentennial Road Fire Update Katherine Town Council is working closely with the NT Police, Katherine Fire Brigade, NT Department of Health and NT Environmental Protection Authority. Cou.. read more
MEDIA RELEASE FROM NT POLICE – Bicentennial Road Fire A fire at Bicentennial Road has spread to the back area of the Showgrounds and has come into contact with tyres serving as a wall on.. read more
The Katherine Territory Day event has been moved from the Katherine Showgrounds to the Katherine Sports grounds due to nearby fire. Katherine Town Council would like to advise the.. read more
JULY SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM OUT NOW! CLICK HERE! (/School Holiday Program Poster.pdf) .. read more
PROPOSED CLOSURE OF RIGHT-OF-WAY 10 and 11 HIBISCUS COURT, KATHERINE EAST Katherine Town Council proposes to permanently close the right-of-way that runs between 10 and 11 Hibiscus Court, K.. read more
Open Letter from Katherine Town Council to the Territory Government regarding the Hydraulic Fracturing inquiry's. Click here (/Delcaration of Reserved Blocks - Hydrauic Fracturing - 21 June 2019.p.. read more
Low Level Bridge Open Low Level Bridge is now open. Katherine Town Council would like to apologise for any inconvenience the closure may have caused and thank the community for their pat.. read more
Low Level Bridge Closure Unfortunately due to unforeseen emergency repairs. Vehicle access through to the Low Level bridge will be closed from Friday 21 June till at least Tuesday 25 June 2019.. read more
Low Level Closed for Emergency Repair Works Low Level closed for emergency repair works until 2 pm on 21st June 2019. Katherine Town Council would like to apologise for any inconvenience and .. read more
Hot Springs Tender Awarded Katherine Town Council is please to announce that the tender for the Katherine Hot Springs has been awarded. DAC Enterprises Pty Ltd will be completing both .. read more
The Northern Territory’s population is a big issue and we need your input. Please participate in research on the population drivers affecting the Territory by completing this survey. It won&.. read more
Katherine Town Council wish to advise the 2019-20 Municipal Plan is now open for public comment. The plan may be viewed here. (/News/Special Meeting of Council - Agenda - Draft Municipal Plan - .. read more
Katherine Town Council invites expressions of interest from individuals, small businesses and/or local community groups who are interested in providing food and/or beverage services during the 201.. read more
Casuarina Street Pedestrian Pathway Scheduled to Begin in December 2019 As part of the planned footpath works for 2019/20, Katherine Town Council have set aside $75,000 to complete the pedestr.. read more
The Katherine Town Council are sad to see CEO go After a successful and enriching four years and four months of service to the Katherine Town Council and its community, our CEO, Robert J.. read more
No Rate Payers Money Spent on Hot Springs Rectification As the community is aware stage 1 of the Hot Springs came to a halt in 2017 with issues identified in the structural integrity as result.. read more
Hot Springs Disability Access Traffic Management Thursday 30th May, traffic management has been arranged to monitor and direct pedestrians using the Croker St access to The Hot Springs. Kather.. read more
KATHERINE HOT SPRINGS Katherine Hot Springs has been a hot topic for the community and Katherine Town Council is happy to announce that the tenders process has opened and will clos.. read more
The Special Council Meeting scheduled for 21/05/19 has been cancelled... read more
Rates Forum Summary – Katherine Town Council Monday 8th April 2019 saw 75 Community members participate in the public Community Rates Forum held at Godinm.. read more
Low Level Closed Low level is currently closed and will be reopened by 3:00 pm today due to depot crew working to remove a tree. .. read more
Adventure Play Park Swing Closed Due to Repairs The Adventure Play Park disability swing at Liberty will be closed as of the 2nd April 2019, until repairs are completed and it is safe to.. read more
Community Rates Forum at Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts and Culture Centre After the last Ordinary Council Meeting, on the 26th March elected members unanimously decided that the co.. read more
Joint Statement By Katherine Town Council and Katherine RSL-Sub Branch THE 2019 SPIRIT OF ANZAC WILL BE ON KATHERINE TERRACE 2019 ANZAC Day will be commemorated in the true spirit .. read more
Thanks to funding from Northern Territory PHN, there is an amazing opportunity to apply for grants up to $10,000 for community projects and events aimed at benefiting Katherines’ overall wel.. read more
“Elected Members wish to apologise to all those residents who attended the Community Forum prior to the 26 March Ordinary Meeting of Council to discuss property rating. Unfortunately, the co.. read more
Notice to the public – Under instruction from the Police Commander the Katherine Showgrounds are closed, entrance only for evacuees and authorised personnel. The grounds are being used as an eva.. read more
If you or your organisation would like to help with the evacuation/showgrounds please contact Bill Daw via email Stock from travelling evacuees wil.. read more
Katherine Town Council wishes to advise that Low Level Bridge will be closed for maintenance from 7:00am to 2:30pm on Thursday March 28th and from 7:00am to 1:00pm Friday March 29. This maintenance in.. read more
We are excited to announce the Australia Day Ambassador, Katherine's own Bridie Duggan! Bridie traveled around Darwin each day for a month, and raised $27,000 for the Livin Foundation. Determined to.. read more
Katherine Town Council welcomed Her Honour Vicki O'Halloran to the Civic Centre this morning, as part of her two day visit to Katherine. Her Honour met with staff and was shown some of the wonder.. read more
Over a number of years, a large volume of tyres has been collecting at the Katherine Waste Management Facility. Old tyres can pose a threat to the environment and to human health. They provide bre.. read more
Katherine Christmas School Holiday Program OUT NOW! Download a copy here. (/LiteratureRetrieve.aspx?ID=195189) Or keep an eye out for a copy in your local Katherine Times newspaper this W.. read more
The four Councils in the Big Rivers Region in the Northern Territory (NT) have joined forces and gone into contract with scrap metal collector Sims Metal Management, who will go out to t.. read more
Katherine East Advisory Group Expressions of Interest The Northern Territory Planning Commission is now commencing Stage 1 of the area planning process for Katherine East. An Area Plan i.. read more
To nominate someone who makes a difference in the Katherine community please download the nomination form here. (/LiteratureRetrieve.aspx?ID=194281) Nominations close Friday 4 Janua.. read more
RAAF Base Tindal PFAS update and photo - courtesy of Coffey. Defence are currently installing two water treatment plants at RAAF Base Tindal to remove PFAS from the groundwater in t.. read more
The first Local Government Environment and Waste Management Symposium was held last week in Palmerston. Katherine based Big Rivers Waste Management Coordinator, Ms. Janna Poortinga, was invit.. read more
This month the Katherine Visitor information Centre has capped off a year of tourist season by taking home the Katherine Customer Service Award in the Government Department category. .. read more
Katherine Town Council has enlisted Mode Design Corp. to oversee the continued project works. MODE is an international design practice delivering exceptional multidisciplinary outcomes for partner.. read more
Katherine Town Council is currently seeking expressions of interest from the whole community for performers and support volunteers at the 2018 Carols by Candlelight to be held on Saturday 8 Decemb.. read more
As part of Mental Health Week Katherine Town Council is proud to announce the launch of the Katherine Community Support Services Directory. The Community Support Services Directory was develo.. read more
This week wraps up a hugely successful Katherine Public Library school holiday Program. Last week the Library was jammed packed with children that attended the Mosaic Art activity. &ldquo.. read more
Please see the brochure below with the council's budget highlights for 2018/19. These are available at the Civic Centre. .. read more
Yesterday the Katherine Public Library kicked off their School Holiday Program with the craft activity, Design Your Own Clothes. The School Holiday Program is designed to.. read more
Katherine Town Council proposes to realign the existing gazetted McAdam Road corridor passing through NT Portion 5802 by means of closing and opening sections under Part 12.3 Sections 185(2) and 1.. read more
Yesterday morning Water Safety Week was celebrated with a visit from "Boof the Barra" at Katherine Public Library! “We are here in Katherine to celebrate Water Safety Week - a great remi.. read more
Katherine is a destination for everyone, including 240 beautiful feathered species that live on land, in the water and in the air. Nitmiluk together with Manbulloo Campground will be hosting Kathe.. read more
Download the Council's Plan for our Healthy Future here. (/News/Councils Plan fo a Healthy Future.pdf) .. read more
Yesterday Katherine Public Library celebrated the Australian Reading Hour with Local Author Penny Byrne. Penny spoke about her books that are really helpful for tourists complete with informa.. read more
September 19 has been proclaimed each year as the day when everyone in the world should talk like a pirate! Katherine Public Library joined in the fun by hosting a pirate themed Storytime. The act.. read more
Yesterday Olivia Russel was presented with the Katherine Young Territory Author Award at the Katherine Public Library. The Young Territory Author Awards are an annual writing competition wher.. read more
Council has recently implemented a tree risk assessment strategy to enable identification of various trees that may pose a safety concern to the community. Council is working with, Mr Bill Sul.. read more
Today Katherine Town Council unveiled three (3) new solar lights along the Giles Street section of the Riverlink Trail. The three (3) new lights have been placed along the Giles Street river c.. read more
21 August 2018 Open Forum at 5:30pm.. read more
Katherine Town Council is gearing up for the commencement of Stage 2 of the Hot Springs Revitalization Project. This stage involves the upper-level of the Katherine Hot Sp.. read more
Applications are now open for the Katherine Town Council Community Grants Program for 2018. Community Groups can apply for up to $2000 or up to $5000 for major events (see App.. read more
Katherine Town Council wish to advise that the Katherine Fun Park will be closed for cleaning and general maintenance on Thursday 2 August and Friday 3 August. .. read more
The Katherine CBD will receive a significant revamp to its town centre thanks to a $5 million grant from the Northern Territory Government. These improvements form part of the 8 Great Projects.. read more
The Northern Territory Government announced last week $6.4 million will be spent on improving Katherine’s sporting and entertainment facilities, through the NTG Capital Grants. .. read more
Mayor Fay Miller is looking forward to hosting the 2018 Seniors Month morning tea for Seniors at Katherine Town Council on Wednesday 1st August at 10am. To assist with catering we would appre.. read more
Recent riverbank erosion has caused significant damage to a section of the Riverlink Trail, that forced Council to close off a section of trail on the northern side of the river. An orange barrier.. read more
Yesterday afternoon, a grass fire which started on non-Council land, spread onto Council’s property at the Waste Management Facility. This caused a large amount of bushland at the site to bu.. read more
Approximately 30 cemetery sites at the Katherine Memorial Cemetery were vandalised over the weekend. Ornaments were smashed into small pieces and flowers destroyed. Unfortunately, the damage to or.. read more
Katherine Public Library is proud to announce the special guest reader, Local Member, Ms Sandra Nelson joined us yesterday at 10.30am, for a special themed Story time. Story time is a free .. read more
This month saw the completion of upgrades to the RAAF Base Tindal Civil Airport, leased by Katherine Town Council, with an $827K overhaul of the apron parking and aircraft manoeuvring areas ... read more
New UCV valuations planned to commence in July 2018. The Valuer General has planned for the Unimproved Capital Value (UCV) revaluation of properties in Katherine to commence following th.. read more
Katherine Town Council also manages the Visitor Information Centre’s #visitkatherine Instagram account. The Community Service team is excited now have 2 active social media platforms to prom.. read more
Katherine Public Library has welcomed many work experience students through their doors over the years and last week saw another student join the ranks. Over 2 weeks, Katherine public Library .. read more
Katherine Town Council plays an important role in waste management in the Big Rivers Region as it hosts the Big Rivers Waste Management Coordinator, Mrs. Janna Poortinga. Mrs. Poortinga is the coo.. read more
Katherine Waste Management Facility Fire Yesterday morning at sunrise, Council staff found the Waste Management Facility (the Tip) on fire. The prevailing winds were pushing the smoke westwa.. read more
The Katherine Town Council, Executive Manager – Infrastructure & Environment, Jamie Craven, inspected the new water recycling combination Jetvac Unit at Riverbank Drive today. The l.. read more
Over 20 people attended National Simultaneous Storytime at the Katherine Public Library where special guest, Mayor Fay Miller read “Hickory Dickory Dash.” “This was a great t.. read more
It has been great to see so many people support the National Families Week activities at the Katherine Public library. The library received 20 entries for the lucky draw and 21 entries.. read more
The agenda is now available online - click here ( read more
Katherine Town Council have been asked to make a decision on whether to provide a waste service to Edith Farms properties accessible via an ‘all weather’ road and provide a waste .. read more
The Katherine Town Council Municipal Plan 2018/2019, including the budget and long term financial plan, is available for public review and comment, adhering to the local Government .. read more
Wiggle and Rhymers had a special performer at the library yesterday. Ellen Amy sang children’s songs and had the littles ones dancing. The children were very excited to see the guitar and ha.. read more
Katherine Town Council has begun a new solar power saving initiative. The newly installed 40kW solar array on the Civic Centre roof has now been operating for its first full month and provided 70%.. read more
Territory Day 2018 is set to be a “Cracker” of a night! Katherine Town Council invites expressions of interest from individuals, small businesses and/or local community groups who .. read more
The Katherine Public Library is excited to announce they are extending Wednesday closing time to 6.30pm on a trial commencing on Wednesday 2nd of May 2018. ‘’Expanding .. read more
To celebrate National Youth Week, The Katherine Public Library is hosting Movie Night Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle - Friday 20 April, 6-9pm. Come and join us for pizza and popcorn The.. read more
Come along to Katherine Public Library for a free movie screening of Ferdinand, 18th of May from 3:00 - 4:30 pm. There will be a children’s colouring competition from 15 – 21st of May... read more
The Katherine Public Library will celebrate Mother’s Day in country style with special guest singer Ellen Amy joining the Wriggle & Rhyme session on Thursday 10th of May, 10.30am-11.15am.. read more
Council unveiled its new Waste Compactor today. This replacement vehicle will allow for superior waste compaction and greater efficiencies at the Waste Management Fa.. read more
Katherine Airport lands new apron upgrade The Katherine Airport apron has undergone an upgrade this week to improve the standard of infrastructure and safety for airport users. .. read more
Katherine Town Council are seeking expressions of interest from groups or clubs looking to fundraise. We are looking for someone interested in having a BBQ or selling food at this year A.. read more
The start of our conversations with the Katherine Community began Wednesday night with a large number of residents and business owners attending the Let’s Talk Katherine Community Forum. Ka.. read more
Katherine Town Council this afternoon (Friday 6 April 2018), advises that the swimming area of the Katherine Hot Springs is open to the public. Access is via the Ambulance ramp off Riverbank Drive, o.. read more
Katherine Town Council this afternoon (Friday 6 April 2018), advises that the swimming area of the Katherine Hot Springs is open to the public. Access is via the Ambulance ramp off Riverbank Driv.. read more
Katherine Public Library welcomed Ms Lis Clark as the guest Story Time reader. Ms Clark has a passion for horticulture, having spent 30 years in Katherine running her horticulture business, The Bu.. read more
Katherine Town Council wish to advise that today (4 April 2018) the Hot Springs is closed to the public until further notice while rectification work is conducted. Council are currently removing a.. read more
Last week new LED lights were installed in the Civic Centre reception, front lobby and other office spaces. The new look sees a warmer feel when customers enter. LEDs will be replaced throughout t.. read more
The Katherine community are invited to a community forum to join various stakeholders to discuss issues facing Katherine this Wednesday at Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts and Culture Centre (GYRACC.. read more
Katherine Town Council is very pleased to be part of the commemoration of the bombing of Katherine. “It is appropriate that we recognise through this service the impact and effect on Katheri.. read more
Multicutralism was alive and well this morning with the Katherine Public Library celebrating Harmony Day. Local Author Penny Byrne was invited to read to the youngsters, showcasing one of her seve.. read more
Last week the NT Government announced an extra 75 police auxiliaries that will be trained as Liquor Inspectors and stationed in front of bottle shops. The announcement comes in response to the rec.. read more
Katherine Town Council this afternoon (Wednesday 21 March 2018), advises that Low Level Crossing is open for public vehicle access. Please note the pedestrian walkway remains closed. .. read more
Katherine Town Council wish to advise this morning (Tuesday 20 March 2018) that Low Level Crossing has been closed due to rising water levels. For further information contact CEO Robert Jennin.. read more
Katherine Town Council wish to advise the footpath between Third & Fourth Streets on Giles Street will be cordoned off for an indefinite period of time. This closure is due to the large numbe.. read more
On 6 December 2017, Mayor Fay Miller of Katherine Town Council (KTC) was accompanied by Anthony Bartlett (a Katherine resident who lives near the RAAF Tindal Base) and Robert Jennings.. read more
While performing a routine inspection of stormwater outflow pipes, along a Giles Street section of the riverbank, Council employees identified construction material potentially containing asbestos.. read more
At 0600 hours this morning, the 16th November, the Katherine Aquatic Centre was reopened and is now operating under normal trading hours. This follows the media release, provided by Council on Mon.. read more
Water testing confirms KTC Aquatic Centre is below recreational guidelines and preparations are being made to reopen the pool to the community at 6.00am, Thursday 16 November. As a resul.. read more
Nominations are now open for the Local Government Awards 2018. On Australia Day communities across the Northern Territory present Local Government Awards in three categories, Citizen, Y.. read more
At the October 2017 meeting of Council, Katherine’s Elected Members unanimously endorsed a letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull seeking his urgent and determined leadership to more effe.. read more
On the 24 May 2017, Council begun to replace all of the townships streetlights with 855 smart LED lighting fixtures. Although replacing streetlights with LED fittings is becoming common practice, .. read more