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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 Pool has welcomes new lifeguards Gordon and Leroy to the team who are already bringing new energy and more capacity to the facility. There is also plenty of activities coming up with...Read more
Over the past four weeks’ the Gunbalanya Youth Centre filled the school holidays with plenty of fun things to do to pass the time. The first week of the 2018 Bush holidays seen volcano making,...Read more
The West Arnhem Regional Council Sport and Recreation team have been very busy this week as ‘Jump Rope for Heart visited both Minjilang and Warruwi to run activities for the youth. These activities,...Read more
Maningrida community members, pool lifeguards and West Arnhem Regional Council (WARC) staff from core services participated in an intensive four day Aquatic Technical Operator Training at Maningrida...Read more
Registrations are about to close for the 9th annual Kurrung Sports Carnival and already the event is shaping up to be enormous in 2018. Sports teams will congregate in Jabiru, situated in the World...Read more
It’s that time of year again. It’s Kurrung season in Kakadu; the days are warm, but the nights are cool, the Magpie Geese are on the move and the late afternoon breeze brings with it music, arts and...Read more