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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.


Nominations for the 2020 Australia Day Citizen of the Year Awards for West Arnhem Regional Council (WARC) are open and we need your help to give our community’s best the recognition they deserve...Read more
Maningrida's Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation (BAC) recently celebrated its 40th anniversary with a huge night of festivities which included a celebrity performance by the famous Indigenous Sunrize...Read more
On Friday, 15 November, the Gunbalanya Community School invited local stakeholders from Gunbalanya, Jabiru and Kakadu for a Careers Day aimed to engage students. The day was a great success and the...Read more
The Jabiru Landfill has been cleared of all car bodies and scrap metal following a week of crushing and removing of metal goods from the site. Sell & Parker Metal Recycling Services, a national...Read more
Kakadu National Park’s Fred Hunter was recognised for his long-running career as a ranger at the 2019 NT Natural Resource Management (NRM) Awards on November 13. The NT NRM awards recognise the...Read more
Vicki Baylis (right) from the Department of Education came to celebrate Principal Esther Djayhgurrnga (left), for 35 years of service to the Gunbalanya community and to the Gunbalanya Community...Read more