Advisory Committee Meetings

Council has a number of Advisory Committees with membership open to specific interest groups as well as the general community.

Council's objective in establishing advisory committees it to provide an opportunity for input from the community. All views are welcome and will be used to inform Council's decision making process.

Please click on the relevant committee for further information including meeting dates, minutes and agendas.

Administrative Review Committee

The Administrative Review Committee is established under Section 229 of the Local Government Act. The committee is made up of Elected Members. The role of the committee is to advise Council on applications relating to reviewable decisions as defined in Section 227 of the Act.

The Administrative Review Committee is only required to meet upon receiving an application for review of a Reviewable Decision.

Minutes and agendas from Administrative Review Committee Meetings, not of a confidential nature are available for public viewing below or in hard copy at the Civic Centre.

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Audit Committee

The Audit Committee has been established under Section 10 (2) (b) of the Local Government Accounting Regulations. The Committee is made up of the Chairperson, Elected Members, senior Council staff, an independent body and the appointed Auditor for the Katherine Town Council.

The role of the Committee is to monitor:

  • Compliance by the Council with proper standards of financial management; and
  • Compliance by the Council with the regulations and the Accounting Standards.

The Audit Committee meets as required.

  • Thursday 11 June 2020
  • Thursday 10 September 2020
  • Wednesday 11 November 2020

Audit Committee Charter 2015

Audit Committee Chairperson Responsibilities

Audit Committee Independent Responsibilities

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Community Consultative Meetings

Katherine Town Council holds quarterly Consultative Meetings in various locations in the Katherine Community. These meeting are opportunities for community members to raise any issues directly to the Mayor, Alderman and Senior Council Staff.

Dates for Consultative Meetings are set annually and shown below.

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Showgrounds Advisory Committee

The Showgrounds Advisory Committee aims to contribute to the further development of these facilities through representing Showgrounds Users as an advisory committee to Council.

Membership is free and is limited to regular users of the facility, the CEO of Katherine Town Council (or their appointed representative) and is chaired by an alderman nominated by Katherine Town Council. Katherine Town Council provides administrative support to the committee.

Dates for Showgrounds Advisory Committee Meetings are set annually and shown below. Dates are the 1st Tuesday of the month (bi-monthly).

Tuesday Feb 04

Tuesday Apr 07 (Cancelled due to COVID-19)

Tuesday Jun 02 (Moved to the 9 June due to COVID-19)

Tuesday Aug 04

Tuesday Oct 06

Tuesday Dec 01

Click here for the Showgrounds Advisory Committee agendas and minutes.

Sportsgrounds Advisory Committee

The Sportsgrounds Advisory Committee aims to contribute to the further development of these facilities through representing Sportsgrounds Users as an advisory committee to Council.

Membership is free and is limited to regular users of the facility, the CEO of Katherine Town Council (or their appointed representative) and is chaired by an alderman nominated by Katherine Town Council. Katherine Town Council provides administrative support to the committee.

Dates for Sportsgrounds Advisory Committee Meetings are set annually and shown below. Dates are the 2nd Tuesday of the month (bi-monthly).

Tuesday Feb 12

Tuesday Apr 09

Tuesday Jun 11

Tuesday Aug 13

Tuesday Oct 08

Tuesday Dec 10 - tentative - pending confirmation of Council’s December Meeting

Click here for the Sportsgrounds Advisory Committee Agendas and Minutes