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25th Anniversary of the Torres Strait Flag

May 19, 2017

A documentary which tells the story behind the Torres Strait flag will air this month to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its inception. The documentary ‘Carry the Flag’ not only... Read More

Lightning cuts Croker communications

February 19, 2016

A lightning strike at Minjilang has put radio and communication lines out of action, cutting off the island community for several days. West Arnhem Regional Council Services Manager Trent Marshall said... Read More

We say ‘NO’ to violence

December 15, 2015

REPRESENTATIVES from West Arnhem Regional Council joined a strong turnout of local organisation and community members for a White Ribbon Day march at 9am Friday, 20 November. White Ribbon Day... Read More

Top talent on show in Gurrung Sports Carnival

August 25, 2015

YOUNG sportspeople from across the Top End are signing up for two days of footy and basketball action set against the stunning backdrop of Kakadu.The Gurrung Sports Carnival runs from... Read More

Shipping tours floated for Top End communities

August 5, 2014

Visitors will soon be able to cruise from Darwin to Nhulunbuy (Gove), via Arnhem Land’s remote coastal communities, on board a working cargo ship as part of a unique new... Read More

High drama at Cahill’s Crossing

June 25, 2014

A WOMAN is lucky to be alive after her vehicle was swept off Cahill’s Crossing amid rising waters at East Alligator River.Her car was pushed onto rocks by the force... Read More

Warruwi works wonders

February 17, 2014

IT’S not an easy job to beautify one of the more beautiful places on the Top End coast. But this is the unenviable task that West Arnhem Regional Council workers... Read More