Australia Day is just around the corner and to mark the occasion Katherine is celebrating with a host of events.
While some people across the country will be gathering to call for a date change despite this year's debate being largely stifled by the bushfire crisis, many will be celebrating the day.
From Vegemite eating competitions, backyard cricket and prizes for the best dressed 'bogan' at the clubs, there is plenty to do in Katherine on Sunday, January 26.
Katherine Town Council will be holding its annual Australia Day Ceremony at Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts and Culture Centre, awarding Katherine's Young Citizen of the Year, Citizen of the Year and the Community Event of the Year.
The event starts at 9am and includes a citizenship ceremony followed by a fly-over courtesy of Tindal RAAF Base.
This year, seven Territorian Australia Day ambassadors will be sharing their stories and inspiring communities around the Territory.
2020 NT Local Hero Nominee Helen Summers will be in Katherine to deliver an Australia Day speech.
For more than 25 years Ms Summers, an optometrist, has been devoted to caring for the vision of Top End communities, and helping to prevent blindness through education and employment.
The Katherine Club will be kicking off events with a fundraising BBQ Breakfast, starting at 8am.
Police officers and fire fighters will be at the event, where there will be fun family games, face painting and live music.
The Country Club will be continuing the fun with a bushfire funding BBQ at 12pm, backyard cricket, a thong toss competition, a Vegemite eating competition for the adults and a watermelon eating competition for the kids.
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