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19 Mar 2014
Researchers in Western Australia have found the Kakadu Plum could provide the most powerful antioxidant treatment yet in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.Read more
17 Mar 2014
LOCAL people in West Arnhem will soon have a more direct voice in local government with the establishment of Local Authorities. The West Arnhem Regional Council (WARC) is now calling for leaders and community-minded people to nominate for Local Authority Members in Gunbalanya, Minjilang, Warruwi and Maningrida.Read more
17 Mar 2014
PARKS is urging drivers to keep an eye out for wildlife, after three small crocodiles were killed by vehicles in less than a fortnight.Read more
03 Mar 2014
COUNCILLORS from the West Arnhem Regional Council have hit out at the loss of Indigenous jobs in their communities after the NT Government pulled housing contracts for NT Housing tenancy management, repairs and maintenance.Read more
03 Mar 2014
The Jabiru Bombers have bounced back from two comprehensive regular season defeats to win the NTFL Division 2 qualifying final against arch rivals Banks Bulldogs by 17 points.Read more
03 Mar 2014
WARRUWI artist Jobie Manakgu has vision of art as a means of passing on culture, learning and stories from one generation to the next. Jobie’s efforts were rewarded recently when his painting of a creation spirit won the ‘My Home, My Country’ art competition at Warruwi.Read more
03 Mar 2014
Miranda Tapsell, one of the stars of the hit movie The Sapphires, was filming at Lake Jabiru on Saturday 22 February. Miranda, who grew up in Kakadu, is being featured in a new documentary called Who We Are: Brave New Clan from CAAMA Productions.Read more
17 Feb 2014
The West Arnhem Regional Council is trialing new opening hours at the Alberto Luglietti Memorial Pool in Jabiru. Whether you're in training for the 2014 Kakadu Triathlon on Saturday, May 31, or just want to keep in shape in the pool and undercover gym, you are now welcome to use the facilities from 6am on Mondays and Thursdays.Read more
17 Feb 2014
IT’S not an easy job to beautify one of the more beautiful places on the Top End coast. But this is the unenviable task that West Arnhem Regional Council workers face in the community of Warruwi on South Goulburn Island. Council Services Manager Nathan McIvor contacted The Wire a couple of days ago, sending through some photos of Civil guys installing park benches and tables around the community.Read more
14 Feb 2014
TWO graduates from West Arnhem College Gunbalanya School will be honoured in a special ceremony at Parliament House in Darwin this Friday, after taking out top training awards in the Northern Territory. Kirsty Garrnadj and Arijay Camp will travel to the Northern Territory Board of Studies Awards evening in Parliament House on Friday 14 February, with assistance from the West Arnhem Regional Council, who will fly the students from Gunbalanya to Jabiru. Arijay Camp won the NT School Based Apprentice of the Year Award. Kirsty Garnarrdj won the inaugural Karmi Sceney Indigenous Excellence and Leadership Award.Read more