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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 was well-represented at the recent Barunga Festival with local sporting teams and local musicians taking part in the three-day event from June 8 to 10. Maningrida was particularly well-...Read more
Minjilang and Warruwi are looking forward to a fortnight of fun in the communities. This week artists Dave Collins and Katie Eagle head to Warruwi to facilitate painting workshops with young people...Read more
Despite the cooler weather, the folks of Maningrida are still coming along each morning for their laps, while kids are coming along after school for the new 3.30pm training sessions and the adults at...Read more
The popular A Taste of Kakadu festival was held in May with a program celebrating traditional food and culture. Local and international visitors travelled to Kakadu National Park to be part of the...Read more
The recent Yagbani Aboriginal Corporation women's programs have been action-packed with some great workshops and lots of fun. The School Nutrition (SNP) kitchen team have been cooking up a storm of...Read more
On Thursday, 7 June, the Northern Territory Travelling Film Festival (NTTFF ) stopped into the Gunbalanya community and hitched up the screen for one night of short films and family fun. Throughout...Read more