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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 ladies in Gunbalanya have been extremely busy these past few weeks pumping out shoulder bags and zip bags for their first order, as part of a project supported by Dreamtime Solutions. The order...Read more
Road Safety NT attended one of West Arnhem Regional Council’s Youth, Sport and Recreation in monthly Teacher vs Young People Basketball events in Maningrida on Tuesday, August 20. Caleb from Road...Read more
The 10 year anniversary event of the Kurrung Sports Carnival was everything it promised to be with cheers of joy, cries of triumph and an overwhelming sense of community spirit throughout the entire...Read more
The 2019 Mahbilil Festival has once again shone a light on the amazing culture and creativity of Kakadu and West Arnhem communities. The festival held 3 events this year, as well as running alongside...Read more
Maningrida were treated to an exciting visit from the NT Travelling Film Festival recently which saw around 150 community members come together for the night. To celebrate the occasion, the...Read more
Councillors and staff of West Arnhem Regional Council wish Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Brian Hylands all the best with his future endeavours following his resignation as CEO at the Ordinary Council...Read more