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Snap Send Solve
Posted 18 May 2021 Snap Send Solve

Notice an issue around the community? Pothole, leaking pipe, illegal dumping? Don’t wait, inform Council with Snap Send Solve.

Exercise ARNHEM THUNDER 21
Posted 11 May 2021 Exercise ARNHEM THUNDER 21

Exercise ARNHEM THUNDER 21 (AT21) is a four-week Air Force exercise which will be conducted out of RAAF Base Darwin and RAAF Base Tindal from 17 May to 15 June 2021. Air Force will deploy various aircraft and over 500 personnel to participate in the exercise. Aircraft and personnel will begin arriving in the week prior to 17 May. Residents and the local community are advised to expect heightened military flying operations in the area.

Memorial Community Consultation
Posted 07 May 2021 Memorial Community Consultation

Katherine Town Council is asking the community for its feedback regarding the proposed Katherine Memorial Cemetery Policy and Flower and Ornament Guidelines.

Katherine Boat Ramp & Knotts Crossing Open
Posted 05 May 2021 Katherine Boat Ramp & Knotts Crossing Open

Katherine Town Council would like to advise that the Katherine boat ramp and Knotts Crossing are now open.

Council Seeking Nominees for Councils Youth Advisory Committee
Posted 04 May 2021 Council Seeking Nominees for Councils Youth Advisory Committee

Katherine Town Council is calling for young members who are passionate about their community to submit their interest in the Katherine Town Council’s newly established Youth Advisory Committee (YAC).

Showgrounds Unavailable to Community due to Hire
Posted 30 April 2021 Showgrounds Unavailable to Community due to Hire

Due to a major event booking, the Katherine Showgrounds will be unavailable to the community from Thursday 29 April – 3 May 2021, including the dog exercise area.

May Day Closures
Posted 30 April 2021 May Day Closures

Katherine Town Council wishes to advise the community on the changes to its operating hours on Monday 3 May 2021.

Jeremy Trembath Appointed Newest Alderman
Posted 27 April 2021 Jeremy Trembath Appointed Newest Alderman

Tonight, Katherine Town Council appointed Jeremy Trembath to fill the recently vacated position of Alderman.

Items for Auction
Posted 21 April 2021 Items for Auction

Please note the below items are currently on auction through Orange County Auctions.

ANZAC Day Commemorations 2021
Posted 21 April 2021 ANZAC Day Commemorations 2021

Katherine Town Council encourages the community to come together once again to honour Australian and New Zealand service personnel at local commemorations this ANZAC Day. RSL Sub-Branch, RAAF Base Tindal and Katherine Town Council will host a Dawn Service and Community March on Sunday 25 April 2021. Katherine Town Council is excited to announce His Excellency the Governor General David Hurley and Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley will be attending the March and the events that follow.

Katherines Tidy Streets Competition
Posted 19 April 2021 Katherines Tidy Streets Competition

Katherines Tidy Street competition is officially open. The competition has been developed to encourage the community to help keep Katherine beautiful. Your participation will help beautify local streets, show pride in the neighbourhood and build community connectedness.

Katherine Hot Springs Open!
Posted 15 April 2021 Katherine Hot Springs Open!

The Hot Springs is open to all again.

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.

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