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Katherine Town Council Offers Support to Katherine Businesses
Posted 29 May 2020 Katherine Town Council Offers Support to Katherine Businesses

Katherine Town Council recognises the large financial impact COVID-19 has had on Katherine businesses. In response to this Elected Members endorsed the Special Assistance and Local Employment (SCALE) grant, provided by the Department of Local Government, Housing and Community Development at the May Ordinary Meeting of Council

CBD Revitalisation Tender Released
Posted 22 May 2020 CBD Revitalisation Tender Released

Katherine Town Council is inviting tenders for the CBD Revitalisation Project. The project will activate the Town Square and create a space for the Katherine Community to gather and socialise, ultimately benefiting the surrounding businesses. Council is excited to be able to provide local construction projects to help locals, during this tough time.

May Ordinary Meeting of Council Closed to General Public
Posted 20 May 2020 May Ordinary Meeting of Council Closed to General Public

Katherine Town Council advises that the May Ordinary Meeting of Council will be closed to the public, in accordance with current social distancing regulations. Council will re-open meetings to the public starting from 5 June 2020, in line with the stage 3 Road Map to the New Normal. To view the Road Map click here.

A New Look for the Katherine Public Library
Posted 15 May 2020 A New Look for the Katherine Public Library

The Library is currently undergoing a makeover! The facility is currently being recarpeted, new LED lighting installed and a full bathroom renovation, thanks to the building owners. The library can’t wait for the community to enjoy this newly renovated space.

Katherine Town Council Elected Members Hear the Call for Unity
Posted 15 May 2020 Katherine Town Council Elected Members Hear the Call for Unity

Katherine Town Council is aware of the recent negative comments regarding the fracturing of Council and the Elected Members. We want to reassure the community that we are taking this seriously.

Upcoming Closures of the Katherine Aquatic Centre Due to Shade Structure
Posted 15 May 2020 Upcoming Closures of the Katherine Aquatic Centre Due to Shade Structure Works

The installation of the Katherine Aquatic Centre shade structure is currently underway with the project set to be completed by the end of May. To allow for these works to be completed the facility will be closed to the public on the below dates: • Monday 18 May 2020 • Tuesday 19 May 2020 • Wednesday 20 May 2020 • Monday 25 May 2020 • Friday 29 May 2020

Stage 1 – Changes to Restrictions
Posted 30 April 2020 Stage 1 – Changes to Restrictions

The Northern Territory Chief Minister today released the Territory’s Road Map to our New Normal. This road map schedules lifting/lightening certain restrictions and can be viewed here. In response to this announcement Katherine Town Council will be reopening the following facilities/services:

Katherine Town Council Undertakes Review of Constitutional Arrangements
Posted 29 April 2020 Katherine Town Council Undertakes Review of Constitutional Arrangements

Katherine Town Council invites the community to review the constitutional arrangements and offers members of the public to have their say by undertaking the survey and/or to make comments by 5pm Sunday 17th May 2020. Copies of the Consultation Paper can be viewed on the Katherine Town Council website (http://www.katherine.nt.gov.au) or hard copies can be prearranged via phone 8972 5500.

Low Level Bridge Closed for Maintenance
Posted 28 April 2020 Low Level Bridge Closed for Maintenance

Katherine Town Council advises that the Low Level Bridge will be undergoing maintenance Wednesday 29 April from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm.

Katherine – Live Local, Love Local Campaign
Posted 28 April 2020 Katherine – Live Local, Love Local Campaign

Spend $20 or more and go into the draw to win one (1) of four (4) $200 vouchers

Commemorate ANZAC Day from Home
Posted 24 April 2020 Commemorate ANZAC Day from Home

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, ANZAC Day services are closed to the public. Anzac Day 2020 will be different from how we traditionally commemorate, whilst social distancing restrictions are in place. The absence of services and marches will not affect the significance of ANZAC Day or the ability to commemorate from home.

Council reviewing support measures for the Katherine community
Posted 08 April 2020 Council reviewing support measures for the Katherine community

With serious economic impacts on a large portion of our community, Katherine Town Council is exploring both short term and long-term options to address the needs of our community.

Council Pays Respect to Long Term Employee Andrew Wilson
Posted 08 April 2020 Council Pays Respect to Long Term Employee Andrew Wilson

It is with great sadness that we pay our respects to Andrew Wilson a much-loved work colleague and friend following his passing on the 28th March 2020.

School Holiday Program - Cancelled
Posted 06 April 2020 School Holiday Program - Cancelled

On behalf of the Department of the Chief Minister, Katherine Town Council wishes to advise that the due to the COVID-19 the Easter School Holiday Program has been cancelled.

Katherine Town Council Changes to Services over Easter Weekend
Posted 03 April 2020 Katherine Town Council Changes to Services over Easter Weekend

Over the Easter long weekend, there will be changes to Katherine Town Council services.

Katherine Town Council's New Website Launched
Posted 01 April 2020 Katherine Town Council's New Website Launched

Katherine Town Council is excited to announce its new website has officially been launched www.katherine.nt.gov.au! Council have been working to ensure the community has the best online support and functionality as possible.

MEDIA RELEASE: Council Services Changes Due to COVID-19
Posted 27 March 2020 MEDIA RELEASE: Council Services Changes Due to COVID-19

In accordance with Federal Government restrictions and social distancing measures Katherine Town Council has made a number of significant changes to our services.

Media Release: Katherine Town Council's Community Response to COVID-19
Posted 25 March 2020 Media Release: Katherine Town Council's Community Response to COVID-19

In line with the Federal Governments updated restrictions, Katherine Town Council will be closing the following facilities to public access as of midnight, 25 March 2020:

Ordinary Meeting of Council Tuesday 24 March 2020 Closed to Public
Posted 24 March 2020 Ordinary Meeting of Council Tuesday 24 March 2020 Closed to Public

Ordinary Meeting of Council Tuesday 24 March 2020 Closed to Public Due to COVID-19 and social distancing requirements, the Public Forum and Ordinary Meeting of Council will be closed to the public.

Katherine Aquatic Centre Shade Structure Installation
Posted 19 March 2020 Katherine Aquatic Centre Shade Structure Installation

The scheduled installation of additional shade structure is scheduled to commence Monday 23 March 2020. The shade will mirror the existing shade structure.

Media Release: Katherine ANZAC Day Services Cancelled Due to COVID-19
Posted 18 March 2020 Media Release: Katherine ANZAC Day Services Cancelled Due to COVID-19

ANZAC Day services in Katherine has been cancelled due to the effort to stop the possible spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

MEDIA RELEASE: Clean Up Australia Day Relocation
Posted 27 February 2020 MEDIA RELEASE: Clean Up Australia Day Relocation

Clean Up Australia Day Relocation

Media Release: Katherine Low Level Bridge Closed
Posted 27 February 2020 Media Release: Katherine Low Level Bridge Closed

Katherine Low Level Bridge Closed

Media Release - CBD Revitalisation Plan Endorsed
Posted 26 February 2020 Media Release - CBD Revitalisation Plan Endorsed

CBD Revitalisation Plan Endorsed

Media Release: Katherine Aquatic Centre Shade Structure Installation
Posted 21 February 2020 Media Release: Katherine Aquatic Centre Shade Structure Installation

Katherine Aquatic Centre Shade Structure Installation

Media Release: Adventure Play Park Shade Structure
Posted 20 February 2020 Media Release: Adventure Play Park Shade Structure

Media Release: Adventure Play Park Shade Structure

Media Release: Lockheed Dog Park Officially Open
Posted 03 February 2020 Media Release: Lockheed Dog Park Officially Open

Lockheed Dog Park Officially Open

Media Release: McKeddie Road Officially Completed
Posted 30 January 2020 Media Release: McKeddie Road Officially Completed

McKeddie Road Officially Completed

Media Release - Visitor Information Centre Solar Panels Installation
Posted 24 January 2020 Media Release - Visitor Information Centre Solar Panels Installation

Visitor Information Centre Solar Panels Installation

Casuarina Street Footpath Tender Out Now!
Posted 23 January 2020 Casuarina Street Footpath Tender Out Now!

T20-01 Casuarina Street Footpath Construction

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