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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.


West Arnhem Regional Council’s (WARC) very own Kailah Williams from Jabiru has been selected as the 2021 Local Government Emerging Leader in the Northern Territory! WARC are very excited and proud of...Read more
A total of 1333 people received their COVID-19 vaccination in Maningrida in what was an incredible few days. This is an outstanding effort Maningrida! In one day, 453 people got their COVID-19...Read more
West Arnhem Regional Council are excited to announce the 34-metre high water tower in Jabiru will soon feature an incredible mural, with the artwork concept by artists at Marrawuddi Gallery. This...Read more
There was an incredible basketball competition between Maningrida College senior students on June 15 in the community. Senior students have been working hard to on their integrated learning...Read more
West Arnhem Regional Council wishes to let valued participants and supporters of the Kurrung Sports Carnival know that this year’s event has been cancelled. This difficult yet important decision has...Read more
The Mirarr Traditional Owners are very happy and proud that the long fight for recognition of traditional ownership at Jabiru has culminated in the grant of freehold title under the Aboriginal Land...Read more

Upcoming Meetings & Events

27 Jul
Please note, this Audit Committee meeting date has been changed from August 18 to July 27 (new date).
29 Jul
The Local Authority meeting originally scheduled on Thursday, 1 July has been rescheduled to Thursday, 29 July.