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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 wishes to remind Jabiru residents that dog registrations are now due for the 2022-23 financial year. In accordance with the Jabiru Town Development (Control of Dogs) By-...Read more
In 2021, Council’s administration worked closely with the Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet to develop a strategy that will strengthen governance systems in the local government...Read more
The Bininj Kunwok Regional Language Centre were thrilled to see a sold out Kuninjku Language Class in Darwin last week! All guests took home a '20 Kuninjku words you should know poster', and...Read more
NAIDOC Week events will kick off around the region on Sunday, 3 July, in celebration of this year’s theme ‘Get Up, Stand Up, Show Up’. NAIDOC Week celebrates and recognises the...Read more
Gunbalanya had the pleasure of hosting Kennyon Brown in concert last Friday! The night was a huge success for the community and the whole town was present and very excited to meet Kennyon and get...Read more

Upcoming Meetings & Events

13 Jul
A Special Finance Committee Meeting of the West Arnhem Regional Council will be held on Wednesday, 13 July 2022 in the Jabiru Council Chambers. View...
27 Jul
A Risk Management and Audit Committee Meeting of the West Arnhem Regional Council will be held on Wednesday, 27 July 2022 in the Jabiru Council...

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.