Media Release - KTC Lockdown Response - 16 November 2021

Published on Tuesday, 16 November 2021 at 9:14:29 AM

Media Release - KTC Lockdown Response 

16 November 2021

Katherine Enters 72-hour Lockdown

In line with the Northern Territory Governments 72-hour lockdown, Katherine Town Council will be closing the following facilities to the public commencing 6pm, 15 November 2021:

  • Katherine Civic Centre
  • Katherine Public Library
  • Katherine Visitor Information Centre (KVIC)
  • Katherine Waste Management Facility – closed to public.
  • Katherine Aquatic Centre
  • Katherine Sportsgrounds
  • Katherine Showground
  • Katherine Hot Springs
  • Adventure Play Park

The Civic Centre will continue customer service via telephone (08 8972 5500) and email ( All events run by Katherine Town Council during the lockdown have been cancelled.

The KVIC can provide customer service via email ( Council asks to please only contact if your booking is during the lockdown period.

Council is currently working with a skeleton staff based on essential officers only, we kindly ask for your patience and we apologise if this may cause any inconvenience.

Kerbside collection will continue as normal.

These closures will remain until the lockdown has been lifted. Please follow all instructions from the Northern Territory Government. For more information on COVID and exposure sites, go to the Northern Territory Government COVID-19 website (

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