JABIRU may be a remote community, but it boasts some of the finest dining experiences in the Northern Territory. For locals in the know, this has never have been in any doubt - but Kakadu Lodge now has the official, gilt-edged proof straight from the Australian Hotels Association. The local Poolside Bar and Bistro picked up the Award for Best Wayside In Dining at the 2014 AHA (NT) harbottle on-premise Gold Plate Awards Gala Dinner on Monday 27 October.
THE Women’s GBR-A team from Gupanga has won the grand final of the Lurr’a Festival Basketball Competition, beating the Maningrida-A team in the final 14-10. There was a huge turnout for the games on Saturday 18 October, with teams playing until after dark. The winners were awarded medals and trophies onstage at the Lurr'a Festival that night in front of a large crowd.