Kalano Community Association, an Aboriginal organisation, was established to meet the varying needs of the Aboriginal community, its members and their families within the Township of Katherine and its environs.
Over the past 40+ years, we have created and developed effective programs that address shortfalls in housing availability, employment and economic activity, social, community and health-related programs for our member population.
Kalano Community Association is in a position to represent the views of its members and Council to the wider community, numerous authorities, and governments on a range of issues affecting Aboriginal people from both cultural and contemporary aspects.
Kalano Community Association Inc. is an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation, governed by Councillors who are elected every two years by members in their communities. Annual General Meetings are held to report Association activities to its members.
Elected community representatives:
Myalli Brumby [4 positions]
Rockhole [4 positions]
Geyulkgan [2 positions]
Jodetluk [2 positions]
Town of Katherine [4 positions]
Wurli-Wurlinjang Health Service
Offers general and primary health-care, women’s and children’s health programs, the Gudbinji chronic conditions program, Strongbala men’s health and client support.
Delivering high quality and culturally proficient Aboriginal legal services to the Top End of the Northern Territory.
Jawoyn Association strives to improve the cultural, social economic well-being of their people while caring for country as one nation.
Accreditations & Awards
ISO:9001 Quality Management
Woolworths Quality Assurance (WQA) Standard – Kalano Farm
Territory Tidy Towns Best CDEP Medium Community Winner
Territory Tidy Towns Best Project Under CDEP Runner Up Kalano Farm
Territory Tidy Towns Best Large Community Winner
Territory Tidy Towns Katherine and Kalano Community-Government Partnership Award