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Media Release - Katherine Enters Lockout Until 7 December 2021 - 29
Posted 29 November 2021 Media Release - Katherine Enters Lockout Until 7 December 2021 - 29 December 2021

In line with the Northern Territory CHO Directions 106, Katherine is in Lockout until Tuesday 7 December 2021. Katherine Town Council will be amending service operations to the public

Media Release - Carols by Candlelight Cancelled - 26 November 2021
Posted 26 November 2021 Media Release - Carols by Candlelight Cancelled - 26 November 2021

It is with a heavy heart that Katherine Town Council have had to make the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Carols by Candlelight due to the current COVID-19 outbreak in the Katherine Community.

Media Release - International Day of People with Disability Morning Tea
Posted 26 November 2021 Media Release - International Day of People with Disability Morning Tea Postponed - 26 November 2021

It is with huge regret that a decision has been made to postpone International Day of People with Disability Morning Tea, due to take place on Friday 3 December 2021, because of the current Covid19 lockdown that the Katherine community is facing.

Media Release - Additional Bin Collection for Katherine Residents - 24
Posted 24 November 2021 Media Release - Additional Bin Collection for Katherine Residents - 24 November 2021

Starting from tomorrow Thursday 25 November 2021, Council’s contractor will be commencing a second refuse collection.

Media Release - Waste Management Facility - Residents Refuse Services
Posted 22 November 2021 Media Release - Waste Management Facility - Residents Refuse Services

For residents of the Katherine Municipality that DO NOT receive a kerbside collection, please be advised that you can dispose of your household refuse at the Waste Management Facility (WMF).

Media Release - KTC Lockdown Response - 16 November 2021
Posted 16 November 2021 Media Release - KTC Lockdown Response - 16 November 2021

In line with the Northern Territory Governments 72-hour lockdown, Katherine Town Council will be closing the following facilities to the public commencing 6pm, 15 November 2021

Katherines Christmas Lights Competition
Posted 03 November 2021 Katherines Christmas Lights Competition

Katherine Town Councils Christmas Lights competition is now open!

Media Release - Katherine Aquatic Centre Under New Management
Posted 03 November 2021 Media Release - Katherine Aquatic Centre Under New Management

At a Confidential Special Meeting of Council held on Friday 29th October 2021 Council resolved to enter into a new three-year Management Agreement with Belgravia Leisure for the management of the Katherine Aquatic Centre.

Katherine Ready for Top Tourism Town Award
Posted 27 October 2021 Katherine Ready for Top Tourism Town Award

Earlier this year Katherine won the Northern Territory’s Top Tourism Town Award and has been waiting patiently for the time to come where it will represent the NT at the National awards.

Media Release - Meet & Greet Our New Council
Posted 22 October 2021 Media Release - Meet & Greet Our New Council

Katherine Town Council invites members of public to meet and greet our new council on Saturday, 30 October from 9am to 12pm at the Hot Springs Top Park near the Pop Rocket Café.

Katherines Citizen of the Year Awards open for 2021!
Posted 20 October 2021 Katherines Citizen of the Year Awards open for 2021!

Do you know someone who goes above and beyond for our Town? Now is the time for the community to nominate local heroes and inspiring individuals/groups who make our community great.

Katherine locals in with a chance to win five-day Outback by Air trip
Posted 13 October 2021 Katherine locals in with a chance to win five-day Outback by Air trip with Glenn McGrath

One lucky Katherine local could win the trip of a lifetime across the iconic Australian Outback with Australian Test Cricket Legend and McGrath Foundation Co-Founder and President, Glenn McGrath, with the announcement of the first ever Pink Raffle in support of the McGrath Foundation.

Media Release - International Day of People with Disability - 7 October
Posted 07 October 2021 Media Release - International Day of People with Disability - 7 October 2021

International Day of People with Disability

Paint Katherine Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Posted 15 September 2021 Paint Katherine Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is breast cancer awareness month and Katherine Town Council is encouraging businesses and the community to ‘Paint your Town Pink’ in the aim of raising awareness. Paint your Town Pink is an initiative of the McGrath Foundation in which communities come together to ‘Pink Up’, – not only to raise vital funds that support specialist McGrath Breast Care Nurses, but to create a visual show of support for local people going through breast cancer.

Katherine Town Council Elected Members Declared
Posted 14 September 2021 Katherine Town Council Elected Members Declared

“Thank you to the Katherine Community for electing me as your Mayor for another 4 years. I will do my very best to work with the community and business leaders in the town. I congratulate the newly elected Councillors and look forward to working together as a team. I would also like to acknowledge all of the people that nominated to be on Council. It was great to have so many people who want to make a difference. Thank you all.” said Mayor Clark.

The Meeting Place Ready to Take Your Order
Posted 30 August 2021 The Meeting Place Ready to Take Your Order

Katherine Town Council Mayor Lis Clark said, “Council is happy that the site is finally opening to the public. It has been a very long process to get to this point and Council is overjoyed that we finally have someone to take up the challenge”. “Council hopes the new juice bar will activate the space and encourages a flow-on effect to the businesses located in the CBD”.

Queensland Ballet is Coming to Katherine
Posted 24 August 2021 Queensland Ballet is Coming to Katherine

“It’s an exciting opportunity to have Queensland Ballet coming to Katherine. Classes being hosted by ballet professional is not something you see often in a small regional town like ours. It’s great to see classes catered for a wide range of ages and skill levels and I encourage all dance lovers to book in today!” Said Mayor Lis Clark.

Katherine Lockdown Lifted
Posted 20 August 2021 Katherine Lockdown Lifted

The Northern Territory Government has announced Katherine’s Lockdown has been lifted with restrictions in place. Katherine Town Council facilities will be adhering to maximum capacities within each facility, please be patient and cautious of social distancing practices within our facilities. Please adhere to all of the Northern Territory regulations, for information regarding Katherine and Greater Darwin’s restrictions can be found here.

Katherine Town Council’s Response to COVID-19
Posted 16 August 2021 Katherine Town Council’s Response to COVID-19

In line with the Northern Territory Governments 72-hour lockdown, Katherine Town Council will be closing the following facilities to the public commencing 12:00pm 16 August 2021: - Katherine Civic Centre - Katherine Public Library - Katherine Visitor Information Centre (KVIC) - Katherine Waste Management Facility - Katherine Aquatic Centre - Katherine Sportsgrounds - Katherine Showground - Katherine Hot Springs - Adventure Play Park

Meet the Candidates!
Posted 06 August 2021 Meet the Candidates!

Meet the Candidates is a great opportunity to hear from the nominees and have a greater understanding on the importance of voting. The event is Saturday 7 August, 2pm – 5pm at Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre hosted by Katherine Town Council and moderated by the Chamber of Commerce.

Katherine’s CBD Activation Program
Posted 30 July 2021 Katherine’s CBD Activation Program

Katherine Town Council’s CBD Activation Program has commenced! Council is encouraging the community to attend FREE activities in locations throughout the CBD. Whether it be watching sporting events, listening to local talent, participating in fitness classes, meditating, creative arts or more, we want you to be involved!

Katherine Tourism on Top!
Posted 30 July 2021 Katherine Tourism on Top!

“Thank you to all Northern Territorians who did their bit for our tourism economy. Thank you for spending time in our beautiful region and spending your hard-earned dollars with local businesses” said Mayor Lis Clark.

Watch the Olympics Live at the Town Square
Posted 23 July 2021 Watch the Olympics Live at the Town Square

The Olympics program will be live streamed on the projector at the Town Square from 7:00pm till late each day of the games (23 July to 8 August).

Opportunity to Win 35L Yeti Esky!
Posted 15 July 2021 Opportunity to Win 35L Yeti Esky!

For your chance to win a 35L Yeti Esky come to our stall and make your name suggestion for the new Sportsground Pavilion. The winner of the esky will be announced the week of 19 July 2021.

Local Government Election & Information Session
Posted 08 July 2021 Local Government Election & Information Session

To assist the community with the elections, Katherine Town Council has partnered with Local Government Association Northern Territory (LGANT) and Northern Territory Electoral Commission (NTEC) to host an information session on Tuesday 13 July 2021, 5pm at the Civic Centre. Council encourages the community to attend. To see more information on the event, click here.

Join us for Doggy Day 2021
Posted 02 July 2021 Join us for Doggy Day 2021

Katherine Town Council invites the community and their furry friends to the 2021 Doggy Day! This year is set to be bigger and better than ever. You don’t want to miss out! The event is scheduled for Saturday 10 July 2021, between 9:00am and 12:00pm at the Civic Centre Lawns. There is the opportunity to register your dog, talk with local veterinarians and Council rangers and to see what dog services are in Katherine and the surrounding areas.

Katherine Town Council has adopted its Municipal Plan and Budget for
Posted 30 June 2021 Katherine Town Council has adopted its Municipal Plan and Budget for 2021-2022

The Draft Plan and Budget were released to the community for feedback with over 28 days of consultation. Council considered a number of public submissions which also added great value into the final plan and budget that was adopted for the Katherine community.

Katherine Showgrounds Powered Sites at Full Capacity
Posted 28 June 2021 Katherine Showgrounds Powered Sites at Full Capacity

Please be advised that the Katherine Showgrounds Overflow is now at full capacity for its powered sites. This situation will be monitored daily. For accommodation and tourist information enquiries please contact the Katherine Visitor Information Centre : www.visitkatherine.com.au | visitor@ktc.nt.gov.au | 08 8972 2650 Council apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.

Extension Date for Expression of Interest 5-year Strategic Plan Consultants
Posted 28 June 2021 Extension Date for Expression of Interest 5-year Strategic Plan Consultants

Katherine Town Council would like to extend the submissions date of the Expression of Interest 5-year Strategic Plan Consultants until close of business on the 7 of July 2021. Please indicate the cost, methodology and duration of the completion in your proposal. Brief and Further clarification can be received from Ian Bodill - ceo@ktc.nt.gov.au or 08 8972 5500. Submission details: records@ktc.nt.gov.au

NOTICE OF WORKS: Paterson Court Cul-De-Sac Reconstruction
Posted 22 June 2021 NOTICE OF WORKS: Paterson Court Cul-De-Sac Reconstruction

Katherine Town Council would like to advise there will be works undertaking on Paterson Court commencing 8:00am Wednesday 23 June 2021 and is anticipated to be completed by Thursday 24 June 2021, if not earlier. These works will include the resealing and rehabilitation of the cul-de-sac on Paterson Court.

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