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West Arnhem Regional Council’s borders encompass some 50,000 square kilometres of spectacular outback landscape at the very top of the Top End. The jewel in our crown, the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park, sets us apart as one of the most culturally important and environmentally significant corners of the Northern Territory. From remote islands and pristine beaches, to the vast floodplains and dramatic escarpments, our towns, communities and outstations are as diverse as the country around them.


A team of archaeologists and dating specialists have new proof that Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 65,000 years — much longer than the 47,000 years believed by some...Read more
West Arnhem Regional Council Night Patrol staff from Gunbalanya, Minjilang and Warruwi conducted a training workshop in Gunbalanya facilitated by the safety coordinator recently. The aim of the...Read more
Gunbalanya community was treated to one of the most comprehensive holiday programs with weekly activities to keep youngsters engaged over the six-week long July vacation period made possible through...Read more
The Maningrida Grand Final was a complete success, with the Lions running away premiers for 2017. Aside from the main game, there was both the women and kids of Maningrida showcasing their talent on...Read more
There were plenty of activities held in Warruwi during the recently school holidays includes basketball round robin matches played every afternoon. It was played in 10 minute halves and teams were...Read more
“We invite everyone to come to Mahbilil to share in this festival of local culture and enjoy this beautiful season on our country.” This is the message from Gundjeihmi Chairwoman Annie Ngalmirama,...Read more