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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 Northern Territory’s first underwater hockey invitational cup was held in Jabiru on September 28, with 30 players hailing from Cairns, Sydney, ACT, Wollongong, Margaret River and Darwin...Read more
The West Arnhem Regional Council Youth, Sport and Recreation program in Warruwi recently had a visit from Megan of Gymnastics NT who ran gymnastics workshops within the community. The children were...Read more
Residents and visitors to the region are reminded of the seriousness of carelessly lit fires in the current conditions at this time of year. The strong gusty winds of Kurrung (hot weather time) have...Read more
Kerry Copley CQI coordinator from AMSANT along with William Costigan Public Health West Arnhem, Vicki Chamberlain CQI and Linda Bunn Aboriginal Health workforce co-ordinator from the NT Department of...Read more
The walls within the Minjilang Sport and Recreation Hall have come to life with colourful murals inspired and painted by the youth in the community. Through a collaboration between the Proper...Read more
West Arnhem Regional Council recently carried out upgrades to the existing Council carpark in Maningrida. The works, which involved a two coat spray seal, now provide a more suitable pavement for...Read more