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Low Level Reopened Other Closures Remain
Posted 07 April 2021 Low Level Reopened Other Closures Remain

Katherine Town Council wishes to advise Low Level is now open.

Media Release - Hot Springs and Low Level Remain Closed - 1 April 2021
Posted 01 April 2021 Media Release - Hot Springs and Low Level Remain Closed - 1 April 2021

A reminder that the following locations remain closed until further notice; The Low Level Bridge, Hot Springs, Boat Ramp and Knotts Crossing.

Media Release - Expression of Interest Open for Council Vacancy - 1 April
Posted 01 April 2021 Media Release - Expression of Interest Open for Council Vacancy - 1 April 2021

Katherine Town Council is inviting expressions of interests for a Council vacancy to be filled due to the recent resignation of one of its current members.

myKatherine Round 2 is Complete!
Posted 31 March 2021 myKatherine Round 2 is Complete!

The second and final round of the myKatherine discount voucher scheme has ended today. During this round, $60,000 worth of vouchers were redeemed by locals and visitors since the round commenced just over 6 (six) weeks ago. Over 3 thousand customers and 37 businesses registered with the program, resulting in over $488,000 worth of sales to locally owned retail, hospitality, and tourism businesses.

April School Holiday Program Out Now!
Posted 31 March 2021 April School Holiday Program Out Now!

Download your copy today!

Public Holiday Closures & Bin Collection Changes
Posted 29 March 2021 Public Holiday Closures & Bin Collection Changes

Katherine Town Council would like to advise the upcoming changes to opening hours and bin services due to the Easter long weekend.

2021/22 Municipal Plan & Budget Draft Released
Posted 25 March 2021 2021/22 Municipal Plan & Budget Draft Released

The Katherine Town Council draft Municipal Plan 2021/2022, including the budget and long-term financial plan, is now available for public review and comment.

Media Release - Low Level Closed - 18 March 2021
Posted 18 March 2021 Media Release - Low Level Closed - 18 March 2021

The Low-Level Bridge is closed due to the rising river levels. Please note vehicle and pedestrian access will be affected.

Media Release - Low Level Reopened Other Closures Remain - 15 March 2021
Posted 15 March 2021 Media Release - Low Level Reopened Other Closures Remain - 15 March 2021

Katherine Town Council has re-opened Low Level.

Media Release - Harmony Week Citizenship Ceremony - 17 March 2021
Posted 15 March 2021 Media Release - Harmony Week Citizenship Ceremony - 17 March 2021

Katherine Town Council will welcome 18 new citizens at an Australian citizenship ceremony to celebrate Harmony Week.

Media Release - Council Receives PFAS Funds - 11 March 2021
Posted 11 March 2021 Media Release - Council Receives PFAS Funds - 11 March 2021

Katherine Town Council has today received payment in relation to the PFAS Class Action and it’s impact on properties and land values. The total of this payment amounts to $1.6M.

Come and Try Sports Expo & Community Consultation
Posted 09 March 2021 Come and Try Sports Expo & Community Consultation

Pop into the YMCA Skate Rink, Saturday 13 March 2021 between 9:00am – 12:00pm to see the 26 stalls registered. Elected Members will be available for the community to discuss the current projects occurring at the Sportsgrounds and talk all things Council. The day provides an excellent opportunity for many of the local sporting and recreational clubs to boost awareness of the wide range of sports offered within Katherine.

Step Up & Clean Up: Clean Up Australia Day 7 March 2021
Posted 02 March 2021 Step Up & Clean Up: Clean Up Australia Day 7 March 2021

The change starts with us! Get involved with Australia’s largest community-based environmental event, Clean Up Australia Day this Sunday!

Waste Management Strategy Adopted
Posted 02 March 2021 Waste Management Strategy Adopted

Council is pleased to announce that a new Waste Management Strategy has been adopted. Katherine Town Council has developed a Waste Management Strategy to guide its decision making over the next five (5) years and to further improve and implement sustainable practices. Council intention is to deliver an affordable waste service whilst meeting operational and future infrastructure cost.

Special Meetings of Council -1 March 2021
Posted 01 March 2021 Special Meetings of Council -1 March 2021

Katherine Town Council would like to formally advise the community on the following Special Meetings of Council being held 1 March 2021. 5:30pm – Waste Management Strategy (2021 -2026) 5:45pm – Strategic Direction of the Katherine Civil Airport (CONFIDENTIAL)

Leight Creek Crossing Closed
Posted 08 February 2021 Leight Creek Crossing Closed

Leight Creek Crossing on Emungalan Road is closed due to the rising river levels. Katherine Town Council asks the community to take caution when driving.

$60,000 myKatherine Vouchers Relaunched
Posted 29 January 2021 $60,000 myKatherine Vouchers Relaunched

Round two of the successful myKatherine discount voucher program will commence Monday February 15, 2021 with $60,000 in discounts on offer.

Council Vacancy Filled
Posted 27 January 2021 Council Vacancy Filled

Tonight, Katherine Town Council appointed Kym Henderson to fill the recently vacated position of Alderman.

Australia Day 2021
Posted 26 January 2021 Australia Day 2021

Australia Day 2021 celebrations were held at Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts and Culture Centre on Tuesday 26 January 2021. Katherine Town Council had the privilege to announce its 2021 Citizens of the Year and officially welcome its newest citizens as part of the Australia Day Ceremony.

Construction Begins at Katherine Sportsgrounds
Posted 25 January 2021 Construction Begins at Katherine Sportsgrounds

Construction on the long-awaited Sportsgrounds Pavilion Redevelopment has commenced this week. Successful contractor, Norbuilt Pty Ltd has today commenced the process of demolishing the existing building to make way for a new, fit-for-purpose facility to support a large part of the Katherine sporting community at the Sportsgrounds facility.

Nominees for Citizens of the Year 2021
Posted 22 January 2021 Nominees for Citizens of the Year 2021

awards include four categories; Community Event of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Senior Citizen of the Year and Citizen of the Year. Congratulations to the below nominees, with winners to be announced at the Australia Day Celebrations. Community Event of the Year 2021 Darwin Pride Roadshow Katherine Katherine & District Show Society Katherine Regional Arts - Junk Arts Festival KICS Literacy Festival Young Citizen of the Year 2021 Leroy Gazey Nathaniel MacKinnon Skye Smallmon Senior Citizen of the Year 2021 Bev Patterson Colleen Wakefield Donald Bruce Higgins Valerie Smith Citizen of the Year 2021 Annette Schefe David Reed Lauren Chapman Trent De With

Low Level Closed
Posted 21 January 2021 Low Level Closed

The Low Level Bridge is closed due to the rising river levels. Please note vehicle and pedestrian access will be affected.

Low Level Reopened Other Closures Remain
Posted 19 January 2021 Low Level Reopened 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 will be monitored closely, and closures will remain until further notice. Katherine Town Council appreciates your cooperation and apologises for any inconvenience.

Sportsground Oval 2 Resurfacing Works have Commenced
Posted 12 January 2021 Sportsground Oval 2 Resurfacing Works have Commenced

The resurfacing of Oval 2 has begun today, 12 January 2021.

Media Release - Have you seen the Caltrop Weed - 6 January 2021
Posted 06 January 2021 Media Release - Have you seen the Caltrop Weed - 6 January 2021

Have you seen the Caltrop weed in Council controlled areas?

Media Release - myKatherine Round 1 - 18 December 2020
Posted 18 December 2020 Media Release - myKatherine Round 1 - 18 December 2020

The first round of the myKatherine discount program has come to a very successful close.

Media Release - Changes to Kerbside Collection Service - Christmas and
Posted 18 December 2020 Media Release - Changes to Kerbside Collection Service - Christmas and New Year Period

Katherine Town Council wishes to advise there will be changes to kerbside collection services due to the Christmas Day and New Year’s Day public holidays

Media Release Update - Closures due to rising River Levels
Posted 18 December 2020 Media Release Update - Closures due to rising River Levels

Due to increasing river levels and further forecasted rainfall several roads and facility closures will be put in place, until advised otherwise. Katherine Town Council request motorists and other road users to remain cautious due to these conditions

Media Release - Low Level Closed due to River Levels
Posted 18 December 2020 Media Release - Low Level Closed due to River Levels

Low Level Closed due to River Levels

Alderman Lis Clark Elected Mayor
Posted 09 December 2020 Alderman Lis Clark Elected Mayor

Katherine Town Council is pleased to announce that Alderman Lis Clark has been elected Mayor for the remainder of this election period ending 28 August 2021.

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