Former Katherine Mayor Remembered

June 12, 2024 10:13 am in by
Local News

Hundreds of tributes and messages of condolence are flowing in for Katherine’s longest serving mayor James ‘Jim’ Forscutt after he passed away on Sunday.

After starting his career as a stockman, Jim later went into local government, where he eventually served as Mayor of the Katherine Town Council for 16 years.

In 2019 he was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for service to the community.

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He’s being remembered as a “terrific man”.