Deputy Mayor Kym Henderson resigns

Published on Monday, 6 February 2023 at 11:30:19 AM

This morning, Katherine Town Council CEO Ingrid Stonhill received a resignation from Kym Henderson, Deputy Mayor of Katherine Town Council.

Deputy Mayor Henderson has been on leave since December 14, 2022, and was due to return to her elected role today. Cr. Henderson has advised that for personal reasons she is moving interstate. The Local Government Act 2019 states that once you no longer reside in the council area you are ineligible to be an elected member.

Council will be liaising with the Northern Territory Electoral Commission and will advise the appropriate way forward to a by-election.

Cr. Henderson has been an elected representative of Katherine Town Council since January 2021 and she has represented Council on the Local Government Association NT for the last year.

Katherine Town Council wishes her well in her future endeavours.

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