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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 Jabiru Public Library hosted a special online event last week for the official launch of ‘Gamu the Dreamtime Stories, Life & Feelings of Big Bill Neidjie’ as told to Sarah George...Read more
The 2022 Kurrung Sports Carnival returned with a bang this year as it united five remote communities for one huge weekend of sport in Kakadu National Park. West Arnhem Regional Council is the proud...Read more
It is always a joy to see the finished product of SoundED’s remote music projects from our communities, including this one filmed in Gunbalanya recently! This latest project in Gunbalanya...Read more
This month Kakadu hosted students from Charles Darwin University (CDU)’s Natural Resources and Indigenous Livelihoods Course. The intensive five-day course explores the synergies between...Read more
Jabiru Public Library has rolled out the brand new Street Library which is currently stationed at the Jabiru Pool! This is an initiative that is being introduced across the country and hope we can...Read more

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.