Media Release - International Day of People with Disability - 7 October 2021

Published on Thursday, 7 October 2021 at 2:29:45 PM



Nominations for Katherine Town Council International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) Awards are now open.

The categories are:

  • Outstanding Person with a Disability
  • Outstanding Service Provider
  • Outstanding Support Person or Teacher

Click here to nominate and to find out more. Nominations close 7 November 2021.


This year, Katherine Town Council will mark International Day of People with Disability by holding a morning tea at Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts and Culture Centre on 3 December where the winners of the awards will be presented and we encourage all people with disability, their families and carers to come along and celebrate.


Mayor Clark said, “It is important we start a conversation about the issues experienced by people with disability and celebrate their achievements and encourage inclusion within our community.


For more information contact Katherine Town Council on 08 8972 5500 or email


To learn more about other ways you can celebrate go to


Katherine Town Council would like to acknowledge NT Friendship and Support for their support.

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