The Northern Territory will continue with plans to open its borders from July 17.
NT Chief Minister Michel Gunner says he will on Friday advise on the likely date for the re-opening of the Territory's borders.
Farmers would like the support of Katherine residents for plans to base the Territory's cotton industry in the town.
The grey nomads, who traditionally make up the bulk of the dry season tourist crowd, are largely waiting on decisions about border closures.
The Federal Court will hand down its decision in the class action resulting from the controversial 2011 live export ban this morning.
The mysterious death of cattle on an NT station earlier in the year may have been influenced by the weather.
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