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31 Oct 2014
Residents of Maningrida are no strangers to cyclones, with Cyclone Monica tearing through the coastal community in 2006. Cyclone preparedness is something the Maningrida community takes seriously, and with that in mind, the West Arnhem Regional Council got together with other agencies to run the first Community Clean Up Competition recently.Read more
31 Oct 2014
Men from the Jabiru area are looking to transform an unused building behind the Health Clinic into a space where they can share their life experiences, skills, and support.Read more
31 Oct 2014
AFTER dealing with four rolled vehicles in less than a fortnight, Jabiru Police are urging drivers to be more aware when travelling at speed on highways in Kakadu. A 19-year-old man had a lucky escape after his four-wheel-drive utility rolled on the Arnhem Highway 80km west of JabiruRead more
29 Oct 2014
Injalak Arts turns 25 this year, celebrating with a birthday party on Saturday 1 November 2014 at Gunbalanya. Everyone is welcome! Contact Injalak Arts via email for more information.Read more
27 Oct 2014
The West Arnhem Regional Council has taken out the Resource Recovery Awards for a record eighth time, thanks to their cutting-edge recycling work at the tip face.Read more
16 Oct 2014
"If I am the face of mental illness in this community, then to me that's a good thing. Because I want everyone to know that I am here and present because of the support I receive from my family, friends, health professionals, and medication." As part of Mental Health Week, well-known Jabiru resident Shari Aluni speaks to The Wire about her journey through Bipolar Affective Disorder and the need for more community awareness and support.Read more
16 Oct 2014
New fencing work underway on Croker Island is keeping dogs in, horses out, and people in jobs.Read more
16 Oct 2014
As legend has it, this 1940s air boat, shown here in action on the lagoon at Gunabalanya, was a home-made affair powered by a Gypsy Moth engine cut from the wreck of an aircraft. Our regular columnist Ralph Blyth explores the story.Read more
16 Oct 2014
THE Territory Government is committing $1.5 million to upgrade the barge landing at Maningrida as part of a plan to invest in the economic future of the West Arnhem community. Infrastructure Minister Peter Styles said work on the all-important barge landing was part of an NT Government push to invest in local job creation, business development and infrastructure works in Maningrida.Read more
03 Oct 2014
'Travel' in basketball is not usually a good thing. But for this group of Warruwi women, travelling to Barunga for an Indigenous community basketball challenge was a top move.Read more