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Councillor Ben Herdon resigns
Posted 06 February 2023 Councillor Ben Herdon resigns

This morning, Katherine Town Council CEO Ingrid Stonhill received a resignation from Councillor Ben Herdon.

Deputy Mayor Kym Henderson resigns
Posted 06 February 2023 Deputy Mayor Kym Henderson resigns

This morning, Katherine Town Council CEO Ingrid Stonhill received a resignation from Kym Henderson, Deputy Mayor of Katherine Town Council.

Speed signs installed near Katherine schools
Posted 01 February 2023 Speed signs installed near Katherine schools

School is back and motorists around the MacFarlane Primary School and Katherine High School will be reminded of safe speeds with Katherine Town Council’s two new speed radar signs.

Inclusive celebrations for Katherine’s Australia Day
Posted 16 January 2023 Inclusive celebrations for Katherine’s Australia Day

As Australia Day celebrations slowly change over the years, Katherine Town Council is doing its best to be inclusive while the date remains January 26.

Katherine mayor calls for a second high-level bridge
Posted 13 January 2023 Katherine mayor calls for a second high-level bridge

With communities in Western Australia cut off in the latest record weather event, Katherine Town Council’s mayor is calling on the Territory Government to bring forward plans to build a second high-level bridge in Katherine.

Be part of the Centenary of Katherine 2026 Advisory Committee
Posted 05 January 2023 Be part of the Centenary of Katherine 2026 Advisory Committee

Katherine turns 100 in July 2026 and council is getting preparations underway to celebrate this milestone.

Stallholders wanted for Katherine's Come and Try Sports Expo 2023
Posted 05 January 2023 Stallholders wanted for Katherine's Come and Try Sports Expo 2023

We're calling for stallholders and a barbecue fundraiser for our Come and Try Sports Expo 2023!

Wet Season Closures
Posted 05 January 2023 Wet Season Closures

A list of closures around Katherine due to the wet season. This page will be kept up to date.

Someone went shopping in my lingerie drawer
Posted 06 December 2022 Someone went shopping in my lingerie drawer

IN MY OPINION...monthly piece from Council's CEO Ingrid Stonhill, this time on crime in Katherine.

Temporary relocation of Katherine Visitor Information Centre
Posted 02 December 2022 Temporary relocation of Katherine Visitor Information Centre

From Monday December 5, the Katherine Visitor Information Centre (KVIC) will be temporarily relocated to a pop-up kiosk at the Katherine Public Library on 18 Katherine Terrace.

Proposed By-Law Amendment out for Community Consultation
Posted 02 December 2022 Proposed By-Law Amendment out for Community Consultation

Council endorsed proposed amendments to its by-laws at the council meeting on Tuesday 22 November, which now go out for public feedback before moving forward.

Council entices quality staff
Posted 01 December 2022 Council entices quality staff

Katherine Town Council is going through an exciting time of growth and it has gathered a high-calibre team to meet the needs of Katherine.

Mayoral Update
Posted 01 December 2022 Mayoral Update

The bi-weekly mayoral update on what's been and coming in Katherine.

Katherine Hospital welcomes therapy dog
Posted 01 December 2022 Katherine Hospital welcomes therapy dog

Katherine Hospital’s new therapy dog is still in training yet has already made a difference to patients' lives.

Katherine lights up for Christmas
Posted 21 November 2022 Katherine lights up for Christmas

Katherine Town Council’s Carols by Candlelight community event is on at the Lindsay Street Complex on Saturday December 3 from 5.30pm.

Nominate outstanding Katherine residents
Posted 21 November 2022 Nominate outstanding Katherine residents

Council is calling on the public to nominate outstanding residents for their Citizen of the Year awards.

Powerhouse of women lead Katherine in the Northern Territory
Posted 10 November 2022 Powerhouse of women lead Katherine in the Northern Territory

Is it all in the name, Katherine? Katherine implies a pioneering spirit, a natural born leader, highly focused and achievement oriented. Well, that’s if you believe in the ‘meaning of your name’ when searching the web. But seriously, for the Northern Territory town of Katherine, maybe there really is something in that.

Federal Government to announce $10million for Katherine pool
Posted 10 November 2022 Federal Government to announce $10million for Katherine pool

Federal Member for Lingiari, Marion Scrymgour will announce on Sunday $10 million in federal government funding to upgrade our Katherine Aquatic Centre.

Katherine to honour Remembrance Day
Posted 04 November 2022 Katherine to honour Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day on Friday, November 11 is a day to honour armed forces members who have died in the line of duty.

Mayoral Update
Posted 03 November 2022 Mayoral Update

The bi-weekly mayoral update on what's been and coming in Katherine.

Council asks residents to help tidy memorials
Posted 26 October 2022 Council asks residents to help tidy memorials

Katherine Town Council has an updated policy for tributes at the Katherine Memorial Cemetery and is asking residents to tidy the resting places of their loved ones before Friday November 18.

Council seeks new operator for The Meeting Place
Posted 24 October 2022 Council seeks new operator for The Meeting Place

Katherine Town Council is looking for a new operator to take the reins of The Meeting Place cafe at Town Square in early 2023.

Council to launch Katherine 2027 Strategic Plan
Posted 05 October 2022 Council to launch Katherine 2027 Strategic Plan

IN MY OPINION...monthly piece from Council's CEO Ingrid Stonhill, this time on Council's new strategic plan.

Waste Management Facility changes hours
Posted 04 October 2022 Waste Management Facility changes hours

Following a review of service to increase efficiency, Katherine Town Council is changing the hours of the Waste Management Facility.

Council distributes $32,000 in community grants
Posted 04 October 2022 Council distributes $32,000 in community grants

Council has allocated $32,000 to local organisations in its Community Grants program, supporting community initiatives in Katherine.

Mayoral Update
Posted 03 October 2022 Mayoral Update

The bi-weekly mayoral update on what's been and coming in Katherine.

Brekky sandwiches, iceblocks, and prizes at Katherine’s Great Northern
Posted 30 September 2022 Brekky sandwiches, iceblocks, and prizes at Katherine’s Great Northern Clean-Up

Enjoy a bacon and egg sandwich and catch-up with mates at Katherine’s Great Northern Clean Up on Saturday October 8.

Army band’s free rock concert at Town Square
Photo Credit: Australian Army Facebook page
Posted 30 September 2022 Army band’s free rock concert at Town Square

They might be wearing steam-pressed uniforms rather than skin-tight leather, but don’t judge the Australian Army’s rock band qualities until you hear them.

Mayoral Update
Posted 19 September 2022 Mayoral Update

The bi-weekly mayoral update on what's been and coming in Katherine.

Queen Elizabeth II 1926 - 2022
Posted 09 September 2022 Queen Elizabeth II 1926 - 2022

It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of our Queen Elizabeth II.

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