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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.


Maningrida celebrated Territory Day in style on Saturday, July 1 with a free community event held at the oval. Hundreds of people gathered at the oval to enjoy fresh fish markets, sausage sizzle,...Read more
The recent Program Logic get together was the third in a series of workshops for local public and primary health care staff for Jabiru and Gunbalanya. The workshop was held at Gunbalanya and included...Read more
Children who attend the Warruwi Creche and Outside School Hours Care were very excited to see their new playground installed at the Community Care Centre in Warruwi recently. The children have proven...Read more
Kakadu National Park’s Bowali Visitor Centre was a hive of activity as Park staff, visitors from around the world and Traditional owners came together to celebrate NAIDOC Week. There were exciting...Read more
Footy finals have begun in Maningrida and the whole community is joining in the excitement. A packed crowd turned out for both semi-finals recently which saw the Seagulls win a well-deserved spot...Read more
Jabiru’s Christine Wagstaff made the pledge to become an Australian citizen in front of family and friends on Tuesday, July 12. West Arnhem Regional Council Mayor James Marrawal conducted the...Read more