Overland Telegraph Line commemorative $1 coin released by Royal Australian Mint to feature Katherine

Annie Hesse
By Annie Hesse
August 6 2022 - 9:00pm
In the lead up to the 150th anniversary of the first telegraph being sent from Australia, Katherine will be featuring on a unique $1 coin that depicts the Overland Telegraph Line running through the centre of Australia, from Port Augusta to Darwin.

In the lead up to the 150th anniversary of the first telegraph being sent from Australia, Katherine will be featuring on a unique $1 coin that depicts the Overland Telegraph Line running through the centre of Australia, from Port Augusta to Darwin.

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Annie Hesse

Annie Hesse

Northern Territory Correspondent

I am an award-winning media and communications professional with experience across print, digital, social and radio broadcast, as well as photography and videography. I am the NT Correspondent at Australian Community Media and I write for my hometown newspaper, the Katherine Times. I love telling people's stories, and I am passionate about giving those a voice who may otherwise remain unheard. When I am not busy putting pen to paper, I spend time in my garden, go bushwalking or travel across the Northern Territory, Australia or the world. In my spare time I write, illustrate and publish books.