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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.


Minjilang women attended a women’s health check-up in Warruwi on 11 of April. This was a huge milestone for the Breastscreening NT team who brought the breastscreening bus to Warruwi via barge...Read more
This year has seen an increase in under school age children participating in the Jabiru school holiday program which is great to see. The number of school age attendees was also very positive. West...Read more
West Arnhem Regional Council has welcomed five new Australian citizens in the region – Nong Kitikorn, Savry Chey, Samip Koirala, Upasana Regmee and Alex Prinsloo, who made the official pledge...Read more
The Territory Labor Government is close to delivering the new $20 million Jabiru Health Centre, with construction 75% complete. The new facility, co-located adjacent to the proposed Bininj Resource...Read more
The Gunbalanya Community recently had a 2 week school holiday break so West Arnhem Regional Council's Youth Sport and Recreation team facilitated lots of sport activities, a swim at the pool,...Read more
West Arnhem Regional Council Mayor James Woods says strengthening Regional Councils is the only way forward for effective local decision making and improving outcomes for Aboriginal Communities in...Read more

Upcoming Meetings & Events

23 Apr
An Ordinary Council Meeting of the West Arnhem Regional Council will be held on Tuesday, 23 April 2024 from 9.00am in the Jabiru Council Chambers...
23 Apr
PLEASE NOTE: This Special Council Meeting was postponed. The meeting will now be held on Tuesday, 23 April 2024 after the Ordinary Council Meeting in...

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.