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Temporary Closure to the Civic Centre
Posted 19 October 2020 Temporary Closure to the Civic Centre

Katherine Town Council advises the Civic Centre will be closed from 8:00am – 12:30pm on Tuesday 20 October, due to a planned power outage by Power and Water.

Katherine Town Council Launches Waste Management Consultation
Posted 13 October 2020 Katherine Town Council Launches Waste Management Consultation

“A small portion of our waste in Katherine goes to recycling streams which is significantly lower than most Australian cities and we must do better, we need to look for other viable ways to reduce landfill” Deputy Mayor Gazey said. “As a community we need to manage our waste better to ensure our town is a liveable and vibrant place now and into the future.”

Sportsgrounds Pavilion Tender Released
Posted 09 October 2020 Sportsgrounds Pavilion Tender Released

Katherine Town Council is inviting tenders for the Katherine Sportsgrounds Pavilion upgrade. The project will see the demolition of the existing Don Dale Pavilion replaced with a modern, fit for purpose facility.

Temporary Library Closure Due to Building Works
Posted 01 October 2020 Temporary Library Closure Due to Building Works

Katherine Public Library will be temporarily closed Saturday, October 3rd due to works within the building.

Council and the NT EPA Agreement
Posted 01 October 2020 Council and the NT EPA Agreement

Katherine Town Council is very pleased with the outcomes of the Performance Agreement it has reached with the NT Environment Protection Authority (NT EPA) and believes this has been a win-win for all concerned.

Adventure Play Park Reopen Tuesday 29 September
Posted 29 September 2020 Adventure Play Park Reopen Tuesday 29 September

Katherine Town Council is pleased to announce that shade structure upgrades at the Adventure Play Park have now been completed.

Hockey Fun Day - Location Changed to YMCA
Posted 29 September 2020 Hockey Fun Day - Location Changed to YMCA

Council would like to advise there has been a late change to the location of the Hockey Fun Day, scheduled for Saturday 3 October. The event will now take place indoors at the YMCA Skate Rink.

Katherine Public Library - Temporary Building Closure - 22 September 2020
Posted 22 September 2020 Katherine Public Library - Temporary Building Closure - 22 September 2020

Temporary Library Closure Due to Airconditioning Upgrades
Posted 15 September 2020 Temporary Library Closure Due to Airconditioning Upgrades

Katherine Public Library will be temporarily closed on Saturday 19 September to allow necessary construction works to be undertaken, namely upgrading of the library’s airconditioning system.

Problem Tree to be Removed
Posted 11 September 2020 Problem Tree to be Removed

Due to the continuous breaks to a watermain that supplies the towns treated water, the large Mahogany tree located on First Street (near McDonalds) will be reluctantly removed on Tuesday 15th September 2020.

Low Level Bridge Closure Monday 14 September
Posted 11 September 2020 Low Level Bridge Closure Monday 14 September

The Low Level Bridge will be closed from 8:00am – 2:00pm Monday 14th September due to infrastructure repairs being carried out by Power and Water. Please note vehicle and pedestrian access will be affected.

Low Level Bridge Reopened
Posted 09 September 2020 Low Level Bridge Reopened

Katherine Town Council advises the Low Level Bridge is now reopen. Council would like to apologise for any inconvenience the closure may have caused and thank the community for their patience and cooperation.

Low Level Bridge Closed for Urgent Works
Posted 09 September 2020 Low Level Bridge Closed for Urgent Works

Katherine Town Council advises that due to urgent repair works Low-Level Bridge will be closed to vehicle access from 2:00 pm Wednesday 9 September until further notice.

Mayor Fay Miller Announces her Retirement
Posted 07 September 2020 Mayor Fay Miller Announces her Retirement

Mayor Fay Miller has given notice this evening of her retirement from Katherine Town Council, effective as of 30 November 2020. Mayor Miller was diagnosed in March this year with an illness that is manageable, but not curable. As a result of that diagnosis and advice from her haemotologist, Ms Miller will be relocating nearer to medical assistance.

Library Opening Hours Changed Due to Construction Works (Thursday 27
Posted 25 August 2020 Library Opening Hours Changed Due to Construction Works (Thursday 27 August)

Katherine Town Council advises due to construction works, the Katherine Public library will not be open until 11:00am on Thursday, 27 August 2020.

Adventure Play Park Closed Due to Installation of Shade Structure
Posted 24 August 2020 Adventure Play Park Closed Due to Installation of Shade Structure

The work will include the demolition of the old shade sail posts and installation of the new structure. Construction is estimated to take approximately nine (9) weeks and to ensure the safety of our community the Adventure Play Park will be closed to public access from Monday 31 August 2020 – Friday 30 October 2020.

CBD Revitalisation Project Update 1
Posted 30 July 2020 CBD Revitalisation Project Update 1

With design focused on activation, accessibility and natural shading, preliminary landscaping designs were developed to leverage off existing vegetation. After further condition assessment of the existing trees, it was determined that removal is required. Whilst all existing trees will be removed, Council will be significantly increasing the number of trees on site as part of the natural shade canopy and removed trees will be replaced with suitable, established trees.

Closure of Ryan Park Toilets for Maintenance and Painting
Posted 22 July 2020 Closure of Ryan Park Toilets for Maintenance and Painting

Katherine Town Council wishes to advise the community that the Ryan Park toilets will be CLOSED to the public from Monday 27 July whilst painting works occur. The facility will reopen on Sunday 2 August 2020.

CBD Revitalisation Construction has Commenced
Posted 21 July 2020 CBD Revitalisation Construction has Commenced

Works on the $3M CBD Revitalisation project have commenced today.

CBD Revitalisation Tender Awarded to Local Business
Posted 10 July 2020 CBD Revitalisation Tender Awarded to Local Business

The CBD Revitalisation – Town Square Project is close to commencement, with the appointment of local contractor, Katherine Constructions.

Help Council Name the Turtle at the Hot Springs
Posted 09 July 2020 Help Council Name the Turtle at the Hot Springs

The Hot Springs has been completed, with the Turtle being the final touch to the project. Katherine Town Council is seeking assistance from the community to help name the newly installed Turtle.

Doggy Day 2020
Posted 03 July 2020 Doggy Day 2020

Calling all Katherine pooch lovers, Doggy Day is around the corner! Come down to Lindsay Street Complex on Sunday 12 July 2020 from 9am – 12pm for a fun-filled day spent with your furry friends.

Community Consultation Monday 13 July
Posted 25 June 2020 Community Consultation Monday 13 July

Katherine Town Council is pleased to provide the community with improvements for community consultation opportunities into the future. - Quarterly meetings for up to two (2) hours that are open to the community, to provide an opportunity for everyone to discuss topics freely with Elected Members and Senior Staff. The first meeting will be held at the Civic Centre lawn 5:30pm – 7:30pm Monday 13 July 2020, sausage sizzle provided. - Ordinary Meeting of Council will provide an opportunity for the community to attend the meeting and ask questions during a designated “Questions from the Community” on matters related to agenda items only. - Specific meetings when the opportunity presents itself (e.g. seniors morning tea at the Hot Springs) and presentations at a designated facility.

Special Meetings of Council – 25 June 2020
Posted 24 June 2020 Special Meetings of Council – 25 June 2020

Katherine Town Council would like to formally advise the community on the following Special Meetings of Council being held Thursday 25 June 2020.

Life-Saving Defibrillator Installed at the Katherine Visitor Information
Posted 19 June 2020 Life-Saving Defibrillator Installed at the Katherine Visitor Information Centre

Thanks to the generous support of St John Ambulance Australia (NT) Inc. (St John NT), the Katherine Visitor Information Centre is now the newest location for a lifesaving Automated External defibrillator (AED).

June/July School Holiday Program Out Now!
Posted 16 June 2020 June/July School Holiday Program Out Now!

School Holiday Program out now! Available for download OR pick up a hard copy from Katherine Town Council & Big Rivers Children's and Family Centre.

Katherine Aquatic Centre Closure
Posted 16 June 2020 Katherine Aquatic Centre Closure

The final stage of the pools shade structure project is due to be completed this week and as a result, the Katherine Aquatic Centre will be closed to the public on Thursday 18 June 6:00 am – 3:00 pm. The aquatic centre will open for public access again from 3 pm, Thursday 18 June.

Katherine Town Council Change to Open Forums
Posted 12 June 2020 Katherine Town Council Change to Open Forums

Commencing from the June Ordinary Meeting of Council, the ‘Open Forum” which usually precedes the meeting will no longer occur and will instead be replaced by “Questions from the Community”, or equivalent in the agenda.

Katherine Roads Resealing Works
Posted 11 June 2020 Katherine Roads Resealing Works

The reseal program will involve resealing approximately 15.5km of the local road network and 5.9km of shoulder repair works at the identified locations below:

Riverbank Trail Temporarily Closed Due to Works
Posted 09 June 2020 Riverbank Trail Temporarily Closed Due to Works

Power and Water will be conducting works on Wednesday 10 June 2020, 8:00am – 2:00pm on a section of the Riverbank Trail pedestrian/bike path located between Croker Street and Riverbank Drive. Whilst this work is being completed this section of path will unfortunately be closed.

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