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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.


The Mental Health First Aid and Suicide Prevention course was delivered in Gunbalanya recently. This 2-day workshop in mental health, has been culturally adapted for Indigenous Communities...Read more
Shout out to the amazing Red Lily Health clinic staff in Minjilang! Red Lily Health want to extend gratitude for your efforts in assisting with ambulance cleaning and taking the initiative to learn...Read more
TEABBA is back on the air in Warruwi! Kyle from TEABBA and West Arnhem Regional Council Broadcasting Officer Peter Gwadbu worked together to get the equipment back up and running after a recent power...Read more
On Tuesday 2 April, Catholic Care, Remote Connector NDIS and the Jabiru Public Library hosted a Special Storytime for World Autism Awareness Day. The event aimed at promoting awareness and inclusion...Read more
Work has commenced on repairing the Minjilang Crèche which is being completed by Stedman’s Constructions. The Minjilang crèche is a very important facility to all community...Read more
Would you like to represent your community as an Elected Member on the West Arnhem Regional Council? Nominations are invited to fill a casual vacancy for the Maningrida Ward. Nomination FormRead more

Upcoming Meetings & Events

22 Apr
An Ordinary Council Meeting of the West Arnhem Regional Council will be held on Monday, 22 April 2024 from 10.00am in the Maningrida Council Chambers...
23 Apr
An Ordinary Council Meeting of the West Arnhem Regional Council will be held on Tuesday, 23 April 2024 from 9.00am in the Jabiru Council Chambers...

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.