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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 most anticipated festival of the year, the Mahbilil Festival, returned to Jabiru on September 1 and this year’s event was bigger than ever with a number of new elements as well to delight locals...Read more
Congratulations to West Arnhem Regional Council’s Gunbalanya Community Care staff Barbara Gurwalwal and Joyce Djogibarwho have completed their Certificate 3 for Individual Support. HK Trainer Sharon...Read more
Mural artists Shaun and Katie (aka Kaff-eine) returned back to West Arnhem recently to create spectacular paintings at Warruwi’s Yagbani Aboriginal Corporation building. The project initially...Read more
Locals and visitors from far and wide travelled to Murumburr Umbukarla country from 6 - 8 September for the third annual 2018 Mayali Mulil Festival in Kakadu. The great crowd of festival-goers...Read more
Over the past 6 months Neighbourhood Watch Australasia has been developing resources which focus on the theme ‘Children Come to School’ for use in Gunbalanya and other Arnhem Land communities...Read more
West Arnhem Regional Council’s (WARC) works crew in Gunbalanya installed 290 new wheelie bin stands throughout the community recently. The Gunbalanya Local Authority funded the bin stand project...Read more