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West Arnhem Regional Council’s borders encompass some 50,000 square kilometres of spectacular outback landscape at the very top of the Top End. The jewel in our crown, the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park, sets us apart as one of the most culturally important and environmentally significant corners of the Northern Territory. From remote islands and pristine beaches, to the vast floodplains and dramatic escarpments, our towns, communities and outstations are as diverse as the country around them.


Voting teams will be visiting Arafura communities from Tuesday 7 March to Saturday 18 March. Find out when and where you can vote in the Arafura by-election below. See schedule Find out when and...Read more
Meg, Gove Remote Development Manager for AFLNT, visited Warruwi and Minjilang recently to run some sessions with both young people and adults and encourage regular AFL activities with an aim for more...Read more
It has been an incredibly exciting couple of weeks with the return of the Ranger Ready Program, combining traditional knowledge with conservation training. Developed in coordination with local ranger...Read more
The first AFL game of the Maningrida Football Competition for 2023 was held under the new lights at the Maningrida Oval recently! Great work by the teams, coaches and organisers and we look forward...Read more
The Northern Territory Electoral Commission officially declared the result for the Arafura by-election on Monday, 20 March with Manuel Brown being duly elected. West Arnhem Regional Council (WARC)...Read more

Upcoming Meetings & Events

12 Apr
An Ordinary Council Meeting of the West Arnhem Regional Council will be held on Wednesday, 12 April 2023 in the Jabiru Council Chambers. View Meeting...

West Arnhem Regional Council acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands which we live and work. We pay our respect to Elders past and present.


West Arnhem Regional Council acknowledges the First Nations Custodians; and the many Language and family Groups who are managers and caretakers to each of their Traditional homelands and Waters across the West Arnhem Regions Wards. West Arnhem Regional Council pay their respects and acknowledge Elders past, present and rising.