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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.


Clear communication is paramount when dealing with an emergency. That’s why the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) Aboriginal Interpreter Service (AIS), is assisting emergency...Read more
Health professionals and Maningrida stakeholders have come together to continue screenings of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) and the Pedrino study at the Maningrida Pool this week. This positive...Read more
The Warruwi Sport and Recreation staff has been busy organising new activities for the month. With the temperature rising, Warruwi staff have been utilising the theatre system and have been...Read more
Around 23 Gunbalanya players and five Minjilang players travelled to the Tiwi Islands to represent West Arnhem at the 2018 AFLNT Lightning Carnival in September. It was a wonderful opportunity to...Read more
The Federal Court of Australia held a special on-country hearing to recognise the native title rights and interests of the Mirarr People over areas of the Jabiru Township on Friday, 9 November at...Read more
West Arnhem Regional Council (WARC) was fortunate to receive a Special Purpose Grant from the Department of Housing and Community Development to purchase a new garbage compactor for the Minjilang...Read more