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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.


Gunbalanya Community Care invited Jabiru Community Care to a barbecue as a joint activity bringing the communities together recently. Unfortunately the water was deemed not safe at the crossing so...Read more
During the school holidays some very lucky kids in Maningrida were invited to attend a bush camping trip. The kids who were selected to attend had the most improved attendance during Term 3. GREATS...Read more
The Bininj Kunwok Language Group have set up a new video channel in the Kunwinjku language on Youtube, called Karriyolyolme which means 'telling stories'. All videos in Kunwinjku will feature on the...Read more
Jabiru Area School’s very own Jim Bailey has been recognised nationally as one of the top 10 inspirational winners across Australia in the annual A Day Made Better Teaching Awards. A passionate...Read more
Community groups and organisations came together to put on the second annual Mental Health Week in Jabiru recently. The week incorporated a variety of activities including training sessions,...Read more
West Arnhem welcomed a new Australian citizen in Jabiru last week. Wim Demot, originally from Belgium, made the official pledge in front of family and friends with West Arnhem Regional Council Mayor...Read more