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04 Feb 2015
During a recent visit to Warruwi, Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services Peter Chandler has said Federal funds should be used to improve run-down, makeshift police stations set up during the 2007 intervention in the NT. Mr Chandler said he was visiting Warruwi to see the infrastructure and policing pressures first-hand.Read more
04 Feb 2015
Jabiru Bombers full-forward Scott Maralngurra from Gunbalanya has earned himself a strong cult following in the AFL NT. With his straightforward style of solid marking and accurate kicking, he has helped the Bombers out more than once in the closing minutes of a match. But his team commitment extends beyond the sporting field.Read more
04 Feb 2015
The swimming pool at the Gunbalanya Sports and Social Club can now be used by the Youth Development team, after members of the West Arnhem Regional Council youth team completed swimming and lifesaving certificates.Read more
04 Feb 2015
The Jabiru Bombers played out a thrilling draw against Pint FC in front of an enthusiastic crowd of onlookers and sponsors on Saturday 17 January in its last home game for the season.Read more
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