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Live and work in West Arnhem

One of the largest employers in the region, West Arnhem Regional Council is a vibrant and energetic organisation that provides a range of local government services to residents of West Arnhem Land.

Our headquarters are located in Jabiru, in the middle of the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. We have offices in the mainland Aboriginal towns of Maningrida and Gunbalanya and on the island communities of Warruwi (South Goulburn Island) and Minjilang (Croker Island).

If you want to live and work in stunning Kakadu or Arnhem Land, help build a better community for you, your friends and family, and make a difference in a unique part of Australia, then working for West Arnhem Regional Council may be the job for you.

Current Vacancies

Maningrida – Full Time

Remuneration Package $76,813 - $80,066 (including salary $67,075 - $69,916)

Minjilang - Full Time

Remuneration Package $76,813 - $80,066 (including salary $67,075 - $69,916)

Gunbalanya - Full Time

Remuneration Package $82,772 - $88,196 (including salary $72,279 - $77,015)

Darwin - Full Time

Remuneration Package $76,813 - $80,066 (including salary $67,075 - $69,916)

Jabiru – Part time 20 hours a week

Remuneration Package $57,726 - $62,394 p.a. pro rata
(including salary $50,408 - $54,484 p.a. pro rata)

Fixed term 12 months



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