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22 Jan 2015
Gunbalanya will launch its Australia Day celebrations at 12 noon on Saturday 24 January with a community netball exhibition match at the Youth Centre courts. The main event, a football scratch match at Gunbalanya Oval, will follow at 1pm with an Australia Day community barbecue to follow. All are welcome!Read more
14 Dec 2014
November was a busy month at the Arrmunbu Child and Family Centre in Gunbalanya, with an official opening on Thursday 20 November.Read more
14 Dec 2014
Santa Claus carved up the sand during the Jabiru Fire Station Christmas Lolly Run, with some hot moves to traditional music at Manabadurma (Town Camp). A mighty thumbs up to the crew from the Jabiru Fire Station, who helped Santa get his sleigh out and about to kids in the streets of Jabiru and the nearby community.Read more
14 Dec 2014
A newly prepared draft management plan for Kakadu National Park is now available for public comment. Park Manager Sarah Kerin is urging the community to get involved and make their voice heard through the public comment period.Read more
10 Dec 2014
THE Warruwi Mini Festival very nearly didn’t go as planned on 26 November, what with rain, power cuts, and a box of barbecue sausages literally up in the air until the last minute. But West Arnhem’s fantastic community spirit brought it all together in the end.Read more
10 Dec 2014
A GROUP of women in Gunbalanya is busy getting a fledgling business off the ground, making candles, tie-dyed shirts, soap, patchwork and jewellery. The women, who have named their group ‘Strong Women Working Together’, got together in June this year to work on creating and selling their quality products to locals at market days and from the church hall.Read more
10 Dec 2014
On Thursday 27 November 2014, Traditional Owners and Children's Ground CEO Jane Vadiveloo welcomed the residents of Jabiru and surrounding communities to celebrate their first year of achievements at the Wurdurd Garriyigarrmerren Community Centre.Read more
10 Dec 2014
A DRAMATIC drop in wildlife numbers in Kakadu National Park is now a major cause for concern amongst conservationists and the Australian Government. Kakadu is home to more than 75 threatened species, probably more than any other Australian conservation reserve. But the past decade has seen a worrying decline in their numbersRead more
10 Dec 2014
INTREPID travellers will be able to cruise the stunning remote areas of Arnhem Land in a unique maritime adventure to be launched on 8 December. Sea Swift’s MV Malu Trader, a working cargo barge, operates a weekly freight service between Darwin and Gove, plus remote coastal communities including Groote Eylandt and Maningrida.Read more
10 Dec 2014
THE NT Grants Commission (NTGC) took its show on the road in West Arnhem recently with a three-day tour of remote communities. The main purpose of their visit was to discuss funding allocation with the West Arnhem Regional Council and communities. Whilst the NTGC was interested in getting a range of views from various people in the West Arnhem communities, it was most interested to hear the views of the Indigenous elected ward members, Local Authority members and community members.Read more