Katherine to commemorate ANZAC Day with dawn service and march

Published on Monday, 17 April 2023 at 10:15:15 AM

The community of Katherine will gather to honour the service and sacrifice of our defence forces on Anzac Day, Tuesday April 25.

“Anzac Day is a time to think about the loss and hardship of war,” Katherine Town Council mayor Lis Clark said. “We honour those who have served, are serving, and the work of our defence forces.”

RSL Sub-Branch, RAAF Base Tindal and Katherine Town Council will host a dawn service and community march. The dawn service will be at 6am at the Katherine Cenotaph and the march will be at 9am, starting at the east end of Railway Terrace and going down the Stuart Highway to the cenotaph. The march will feature veterans, defence and emergency services personnel, school and community groups.


Event details:

Time: 5:00AM
To be held at the Katherine Country Club

Time: 6:00AM
Katherine Cenotaph, Railway Terrace
Breakfast to be held at the Katherine Country Club at the conclusion of the Dawn Service.

Time: Form up at 8:30AM to step off at 9:00AM
Katherine Terrace & The Cenotaph:
Step off at the Eastern end (behind BP) and march along Katherine Terrace, breaking off at the Katherine Cenotaph.


Morning Tea to be held at the Katherine Country Club at the conclusion of the march.



If you are laying a wreath, please let us know. Email Sinead.Tewake@ktc.nt.gov.au or call 08 8972 5500 or fill out the online form.


Katherine Town Council would like to thank the RSL Sub Branch, RAAF Base Tindal, and the Katherine Country Club for their contributions to the planning of these events.

We acknowledge the support of the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics, Northern Territory Police and Territory Traffic Management in assisting with traffic management. Variable speed signs will be placed on Katherine Terrace to ensure the safety of everyone who will be crossing the main road during the event.

We ask all to take extreme care when crossing roads.

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