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31 May 2015
Lee Nabarlambarl from Merle Merle looks to get one past Sharon Kulu from Poroman. THE 2015 Jabiru Mixed Netball season is shaping up as one of the best yet. West Arnhem Regional Council Coordinator...Read more
29 May 2015
THE Jabiru community has done it again, putting on the third annual Kakadu Triathlon – an event that just keeps getting better and better! Speaking at the event on Saturday 16 May, Kakadu Triathlon Race Director Brett Verity from the Darwin Triathlon club had nothing but praise for the community event. “This is my favourite event, and I'm into pretty much anything – if there's a race to the letterbox I'll be in it,” Verity said.Read more
29 May 2015
Richard Van de Veerdonk, Primary Health Care Manager at Jabiru Health Clinic, received the Remote Area Nurse Award for Excellence at a gala event at the Darwin Convention Centre on Friday 8 May. Richard said his win was the result of the exceptional team spirit at the clinic.Read more
28 May 2015
ON 19 March 2015 the Northern Territory Electoral Commissioner announced Shane Namanurki from Maningrida elected as a new Councillor for West Arnhem Regional Council, representing Maningrida Ward. Mr...Read more
27 May 2015
A recent trip to the Nourlangie region of Kakadu by Supervising Scientist Jabiru Field Station staff in search of bushtucker led to an unexpected meeting of two fine – and very ‘gaudy’ – specimens of the Leichhardt’s grasshopper.Read more
27 May 2015
Maningrida will soon have a track-type loader, purchased with the assistance of an NT Government grant, to help maintain the site and assist the community with cyclone and disaster mitigation clean-ups.Read more
21 May 2015
The Diaries of Flemming Jensen, 1968-69. Episode 2, in which Flemming meets Allan Stewart, the owner of Nourlangie Safari Camp.Read more
11 May 2015
The first round of the 2015 Jabiru Mixed Netball competition had some keenly contested games. No game was closer than the first cab off the rank between JAS and last year’s champions, Kia Kaha. The teachers’ team gave Kia Kaha a lesson out on the court, getting over the line at the final whistle by just one point.Read more
11 May 2015
MEMBERS of the Telstra team who visited Jabiru on Thursday 7 May say they were knocked out by the turnout and the friendliness of the residents. “The people of Jabiru were keen to talk to us about their town and the work they did out here,” one team member said. West Arnhem Regional Council Head of Corporate Services Valentin Markez spoke with the visiting Telstra techs about the possibility of hooking up West Arnhem communities to fibre optic broadband.Read more
11 May 2015
Meet ERA’s 2015 intake of new trainees and school-based apprentices. The new recruits include Jasmine Taylor and Elizabeth Miller, ERA’s first Indigenous female Plant Operations trainees, as well as Keleasha Ogden, ERA’s first local Indigenous female Community Relations trainee.Read more