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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.

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Final training sessions are under way in West Arnhem as communities count down the days to the 10 year anniversary event of the Kurrung Sports Carnival which kicks off on Friday, August 30. Proudly...Read more
The Kakadu Deadly Runners and Indigenous Marathon Foundation are excited to bring the first Kakadu Warrior Run to Jabiru on Friday, August 30. The Warrior Run is open to people of all backgrounds,...Read more
Jabiru Lake formed the backdrop at the historic signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will secure Jabiru’s future as the tourism heartland of Kakadu National Park, on Wednesday, August...Read more
The annual Mahbilil Festival will return to Jabiru from August 30 to September 1 to celebrate Kakadu culture, both traditional and contemporary. Excitingly, the 2019 festival is branching out to a...Read more
Five of Maningrida’s young female dancers made the 500 kilometre journey to Darwin to represent their community by competing in and winning at the Evolution Dance Competition recently. Shiya Stewart...Read more
In what was a landmark statement for Jabiru on Wednesday, July 31, the Territory Government and Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation announced a new partnership, Jabiru Kabolkmakmen Ltd (JKL), a company...Read more