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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 Gunbalanya community is continuing to enjoy the bush tucker season each week which is growing in popularity. The outdoors activity is a great way for community members and local organisations to...Read more
The Youth Diversion Program run by the Community Wellness Service at Mala’la in Maningrida has made some changes this year. In an aim to increase preventative measures, all young people at risk are...Read more
Warruwi primary school was abuzz with activity after the Ordinary Council meeting on September 9. Members of the community gathered at the school for a community barbecue, and a chance to chat with...Read more
Kakadu National Park is egg-cited to announce that the annual Kakadu Bird Week will be going ahead in 2020, and this year, guests can join the activities without even having to leave the nest! With...Read more
CareFlight has relaunched its community education programs with West Arnhem Regional Council staff in Gunbalanya and Injalak Arts staff attending a recent session. This is with smaller groups to meet...Read more
The Jabiru Library and West Arnhem Regional Council’s Youth, Sport and Recreation teams celebrated Indigenous Literacy Day with a reading of 'Collecting Colour' (by Dunstan, K) on Thursday 3...Read more

Upcoming Meetings & Events

14 Oct
An Ordinary Council Meeting of the West Arnhem Regional Council will be held on Wednesday, 14 October 2020 in the Jabiru Council Chambers.