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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 is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Daniel Findley as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who will start in the role on January 15, 2020. Mr Findley comes to...Read more
Decorations were hung and Christmas carols were blasting at the Maningrida pool for the Maningrida Kids Christmas party on Thursday, December 19. Throughout the event, there were many Christmas...Read more
Santa and his helpers touched down in Maningrida on Wednesday, December 18 to deliver a little bit of Christmas cheer across West Arnhem. Arriving by plane at the Maningrida Airport, Santa was met...Read more
The Jabiru community came together once again to celebrate the festive season at the Jabiru Community Christmas Party on Saturday, December 7. There was plenty of entertainment on the day for the...Read more
The Minjilang Recreation Hall’s ablution facilities received a welcomed upgrade funded by West Arnhem Regional Council in August. As an essential part of the popular recreation hall, this is now a...Read more
Remote Alcohol and other Drug worker Leon James invited Jo-Ann Adams (Senior Aboriginal Health Promotion Officer) and Jane Whitehead (AOD clinical nurse mentor) to Gunbalanya to visit work places,...Read more