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Transformer sculpture gets long-term home in Katherine
Posted 27 April 2022 Transformer sculpture gets long-term home in Katherine

Katherine councillors voted unanimously at the recent council meeting to give the Katherine Regional Arts’ transformer sculpture a new lease of life.

Contribute to Katherine's future
Posted 26 April 2022 Contribute to Katherine's future

Have your say on what Katherine Town Council uses your rates for. The council has two upcoming community consultations and an online survey, aimed at gaining feedback to create long-term goals for Katherine.

Anzac Day a reminder of the hardship of war
Posted 14 April 2022 Anzac Day a reminder of the hardship of war

Preparations for Anzac Day on April 25 are underway at a time when the news is filled with stories about Ukraine.

$120,000 for Round 4 myKatherine shopping vouchers
Posted 04 April 2022 $120,000 for Round 4 myKatherine shopping vouchers

More funds have been added to myKatherine, pushing it into round four of the successful voucher program.

Katherine Hot Springs reopen for the dry season
Posted 01 April 2022 Katherine Hot Springs reopen for the dry season

Katherine Town Council's natural hot springs have reopened as of April 1, 2022.

Katherine has a waste problem
Posted 30 March 2022 Katherine has a waste problem

In Katherine, and the Northern Territory in general, we lag behind the rest of Australia when it comes to how we manage our waste.

Delay to bin collection - Wednesday and Thursday, March 23 and 24
Posted 23 March 2022 Delay to bin collection - Wednesday and Thursday, March 23 and 24

Cleanaway have advised that they have had a mechanical breakdown which may result in a delay to your kerbside collection.

Celebrating International Women's Day - a Q&A with our three women in
Posted 08 March 2022 Celebrating International Women's Day - a Q&A with our three women in leadership

As Katherine celebrates International Women's Day 2022, three women lead the Katherine Town Council. For the first time in more than 40 years, women hold the roles of Mayor, Deputy Mayor, and Chief Executive Officer.

Media Release - Come and Try Sports Expo 2022
Posted 07 March 2022 Media Release - Come and Try Sports Expo 2022

Want to find out what sport and recreational activities are available in Katherine? Maybe you are looking to join a sport or searching for a way to entertain the kids?

Media Release - Katherine Town Council recovers rates debt
Posted 04 March 2022 Media Release - Katherine Town Council recovers rates debt

Katherine councillors unanimously agreed at a Special Meeting of Council to recover unpaid rates and charges on a property before it is sold.

Media Release - Will you Step Up this Clean up Australia Day - 2 March 2022
Posted 02 March 2022 Media Release - Will you Step Up this Clean up Australia Day - 2 March 2022

The country’s largest community-based environmental event, Clean Up Australia Day, is Katherine’s annual opportunity to focus on tackling the town’s waste, which has increased nationally because of the pandemic.

Media Release - Katherine boat ramp and Knotts Crossing reopen - 24
Posted 24 February 2022 Media Release - Katherine boat ramp and Knotts Crossing reopen - 24 February 2022

Katherine fishos welcomed news of Knotts Crossing and the Katherine boat ramp reopening today, providing convenient access to the Katherine River.

Media Release - Council kicks off annual roadside slashing - 22 February
Posted 22 February 2022 Media Release - Council kicks off annual roadside slashing - 22 February 2022

Katherine Town Council will prepare for the 2022 dry season with the start of its annual roadside slashing program this week.

Media Release - International Day of People with Disability Awards -17
Posted 17 February 2022 Media Release - International Day of People with Disability Awards -17 February 2022

Katherine Town Council today celebrated the International Day of People with a Disability (IDPwD) with a morning tea at the Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts and Culture Centre.

Media Release - Low Level Bridge Reopens - 15 February 2022
Posted 15 February 2022 Media Release - Low Level Bridge Reopens - 15 February 2022

The Low Level Bridge has reopened to traffic after closing in late December 2021 following heavy rain and local flooding.

Media Release - $7.2m National Partnership Agreement funding heading for
Posted 11 February 2022 Media Release - $7.2m National Partnership Agreement funding heading for Katherine - 11 February 2022

Katherine Town Council are absolutely thrilled to be chosen to receive the biggest, single investment in recycling infrastructure, in the Northern Territory.

Media Release - Scheduled Upcoming Tree Works – Revised Date - 9 February
Posted 09 February 2022 Media Release - Scheduled Upcoming Tree Works – Revised Date - 9 February 2022

Tree maintenance works will be taking place within the street of Donegan Crescent on the 10 February 2022.

Media Release - Wayfinding Signage in Katherine - 3 February 2022
Posted 03 February 2022 Media Release - Wayfinding Signage in Katherine - 3 February 2022

Katherine Town Council received grant funding from the NT Government Department of Infrastructure Planning and Logistics to create targeted wayfinding signage. Wayfinding is about finding one’s way and relates to how a person orientates him/herself and navigates through an area or place.

Media Release - KTC Appoints New CEO - 28 January 2022
Posted 28 January 2022 Media Release - KTC Appoints New CEO - 28 January 2022

Ingrid Stonhill has been appointed Katherine Town Council’s new CEO.

Media Release - Australia Day 2022 - 26 January 2022
Posted 26 January 2022 Media Release - Australia Day 2022 - 26 January 2022

Australia Day is a day to reflect, respect and celebrate the Australian spirit and the best of this country.

Media Release - International Day of People with Disability Awards
Posted 24 January 2022 Media Release - International Day of People with Disability Awards Morning Tea Rescheduled - 24 January 2022

Katherine Town Council is pleased to announce that the International Day of People with Disability Awards morning tea has now been rescheduled.

Media Release - Scheduled Upcoming Tree Works - 21 January 2022
Posted 21 January 2022 Media Release - Scheduled Upcoming Tree Works - 21 January 2022

Tree maintenance works will be taking place within the street of Donegan Crescent on the 24 January 2022.

Media Relase - Ordinary Meeting of Council closed to the Public 25
Posted 17 January 2022 Media Relase - Ordinary Meeting of Council closed to the Public 25 January 2022 - 17 January 2021

Due to Covid restrictions, the OMC meeting on 25 January 2022 will be closed to the public. Councillors will be required to attend via Zoom and the meeting can be seen by interested members of the public via Zoom. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Media Release - Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony and Awards 2022 - 17
Posted 17 January 2022 Media Release - Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony and Awards 2022 - 17 January 2022

As a result of COVID-19, Katherine Town Council wishes to advise the public that this year’s Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony and Awards will be by invitation only.

Media Release - Emungalan Road Bridge Closure - 13 January 2022
Posted 13 January 2022 Media Release - Emungalan Road Bridge Closure - 13 January 2022

Please be advised that Council and DIPL are closely monitoring the local catchments.

Media Release - Katherine Public Library Closure Extended - 10 January 2022
Posted 10 January 2022 Media Release - Katherine Public Library Closure Extended - 10 January 2022

Council’s Library service will be closed for the week (10-14 January 2022) due to staff shortages as a result of COVID-19.

Media Release - Wet Season - Various Closures - 5 January 2022
Posted 05 January 2022 Media Release - Wet Season - Various Closures - 5 January 2022

In preparation for the upcoming Wet Season, Katherine Town Council has closed the following areas

Media Release - Winners of the 2021 Christmas Lights Competition - 21
Posted 21 December 2021 Media Release - Winners of the 2021 Christmas Lights Competition - 21 December 2021

Katherine Town Council is very pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Christmas Lights Competition

Media Release - Katherine Public Library Operating Hours, Changing in
Posted 20 December 2021 Media Release - Katherine Public Library Operating Hours, Changing in 2022 - 20 December 2021

Public feedback was sought on the library opening times with an overwhelming response to the need for a more uniform opening time.

Media Release - Low Level Bridge Closure - 2 December 2021
Posted 02 December 2021 Media Release - Low Level Bridge Closure - 2 December 2021

Residents of Katherine are advised that the Low Level Bridge will be closed for cleaning on Tuesday 7th December 2021 between the hours of 8am and 2pm.

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