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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.


The new Elected Members for West Arnhem Regional Council came together for the first Ordinary Council Meeting on Wednesday, September 13. The twelve Elected Members who will form West Arnhem Regional...Read more
The Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the United States (US) Marine Rotational Force-Darwin (MRF-D) completed training on Friday, August 25 as part of Exercise Crocodile Strike. Under the US Force...Read more
Traditional owner families in Kakadu National Park have come together to deliver an exciting new cultural festival that is set to extend the tourism season for the world-famous park. The family of...Read more
2017 saw a new version of the Mahbilil Festival with a new date and new location in Jabiru. After taking place down by the lake for many years, the new venue was a big success, with far more room,...Read more
It was a case of déjà vu for all the competition winners of the eighth annual Gurrung Sports Carnival held from August 25 – 27. Hosted by West Arnhem Regional Council, Gurrung Sports Carnival is the...Read more
The Alligator Fishing Club Challenge has wrapped up for yet another year with some amazing catches and some even more amazing stories! The prizes rocked with everything from swags, to Great Northern...Read more