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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
11 May 2015
Black Arm Band return to the West Arnhem communities of Gunbalanya and Maningrida this month as part of its NT Remote Community Tour. The band delivered music workshops in Gunbalanya and Maningrida in late 2013, and although the concerts in Gunbalanya and Maningrida were delayed, Black Arm Band is delighted to now be presenting the large-scale and highly acclaimed production ‘dirtsong’ in the ‘Country’ that inspired its very creation. This journey for the work is what the original creators had always envisaged.Read more
11 May 2015
CONGRATULATIONS to Clare Piamnok from Papua New Guinea, who became an Australian citizen in a ceremony at the West Arnhem Regional Council (WARC) offices in Jabiru on Thursday 26 March 2015.Read more