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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.


West Arnhem Regional Council adopted its 2022-23 Annual Report at the Ordinary Council Meeting on 22 November 2023. View Annual Report The Annual Report features Council’s strategic goals and...Read more
Eighteen Aboriginal leaders from across the Territory addressed the highest level of Government at a special Cabinet meeting on Tuesday 31 October 2023. The Aboriginal leaders, eight women and ten...Read more
West Arnhem Regional Council (WARC) along with Families as First Teachers (FaFT) hosted a pancake breakfast for our mums in Warruwi. The objectives of the activity was to give a voice for mums by...Read more
The Territory Labor Government’s $28 million partnership with Telstra continues to bring better telecommunications to the bush. The latest site to receive services under the Remote...Read more
Get excited Warruwi – AFL for women has started! Attention all women and girls aged 15 years to 40 years, please join us every Tuesday for training sessions with James and Levi at the school...Read more

Upcoming Meetings & Events

18 Dec
An Ordinary Council Meeting of the West Arnhem Regional Council will be held on Monday, 18 and Tuesday, 19 December 2023 in the Jabiru Council...
24 Jan
An Ordinary Council Meeting of the West Arnhem Regional Council will be held on Wednesday, 24 January 2024 from 9.00am in the Jabiru Council Chambers...

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.