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COVID-19 update

Article Date: 16/11/2021
Our response to Katherine Lockdown

Important COVID-SAFE update

At the Y, our mission is to support healthy, happy communities.

In line with the recent COVID-safety restrictions, we are committed to adhering to and implementing timely measures in our early learning, vacation care, youth and recreation services, to help keep our communities safe. These measures are line with the Northern Territory governments' latest health safety guidelines.   

Temporary changes to our services in Katherine - 

  • Our Henry Scott Recreation Centre in Katherine (including our youth programs) and the Katherine Aquatic Centre are temporarily closed pending further government announcements.


  • Our Early Learning centre (Little Mangoes) and Vacation Care services in Katherine remain open to essential workers only and comprehensive hygiene measures have been implemented across all centres. 

Temporary changes to our service at Palmerston Youth Centre – 

In line with recent NT government COVID-safety guidelines, our Palmerston Youth Centre is temporarily closed until further notice. 

At the Y, we are committed to helping keep our communities safe and healthy. If you have a question regarding the PYC closure, please feel free to contact us directly on: 0417 493 748.

​COVID- SAFETY alert – 

If you have come into close contact with someone who has COVID-19, have visited a COVID-19 exposure site in Katherine or experience COVID-19 symptoms, please immediately: 

Self-isolate & Identify yourself as a potential close contact by calling the Northern Territory (NT) COVID hotline on 1800 490 484 & get tested immediately.

​To make a COVID-19 test booking, please visit: https://covid19appointment.nt.gov.au/test#/appointment


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