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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.


The talented students at Mamaruni School on Croker Island have created an incredible mural outside the toilet block recently. The students spent a week with mural artist Jimmy, who taught them how to...Read more
Phyllis Dungundja, Janet Marawarr, Belinda Kernan and Ingrid Johanson from Babbarra Women’s Centre travelled to Desert Mob in Mparntwe (Alice Springs) this month, as guest presenters from the top end...Read more
Kakadu Bird Week 2017 is coming up and there’s so much to be excited about. Whether you are a professional birder, just starting out, a budding bird artist, or want to join in the birding fun and...Read more
Maningrida celebrated the opening of the newly-resurfaced Maningrida community basketball court with a grand opening event on Friday, September 15. The community celebrated with music, competitions...Read more
Through the hard work of a number of community organisations, the ‘R U OK’ Day event in Jabiru was a huge success on Thursday, September 14. In support of the event, which encourages people to start...Read more
The new Elected Members for West Arnhem Regional Council came together for the first Ordinary Council Meeting on Wednesday, September 13. The twelve Elected Members who will form West Arnhem Regional...Read more