CHIEF Minister Adam Giles visited Goulburn Island recently to discuss the possibility of building a cyclone shelter. Along with Member for Arafura Francis Xavier and Minister for Local Government and Community Services Bess Price, Mr Giles also took a look work underway on building new cyclone-rated houses and upgrading others to code.
It was a huge turnout for Anzac Day in Jabiru, as residents arrived in droves to commemorate the centenary of the Gallipoli landings, one of the most significant events in our national calendar. In his opening address at the Dawn Service, West Arnhem Councillor Ralph Blyth spoke of the terrible odds the Anzac troops faced coming ashore on that fateful day in Turkey, Sunday 25 April 1915.
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.