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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 communities including Jabiru, Gunbalanya, Maningrida, Warruwi and Minjilang are all in the running to win at the 2018 Northern Territory Tidy Towns Awards. West Arnhem Regional Council (...Read more
The past few weeks have been very busy for the Minjilang Youth, Sport and Recreation team. During the school holidays, many youth were involved in the program which was very diverse to appeal to all...Read more
Staff from Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) and Kakadu Native Plants Pty Ltd have been busy out collecting native seeds as part of the progressive rehabilitation of Ranger Project Area and the...Read more
Community groups and organisations came together to put on the third annual Mental Health Week in Jabiru recently. The week incorporated a variety of activities including a community barbecue and...Read more
The Jabiru community enjoyed a fun-packed term three school holiday program recently. The program began with daily arts and crafts with Jillian at the library; making all kinds of pieces such as...Read more
Kids and young people in Maningrida will agree that the Term 3 holidays were something to remember. Every day offered activities and programs to participate in, ranging from fishing to dancing, to...Read more