West Arnhem

West Arnhem rocks Barunga Festival

June 16, 2017

West Arnhem was well-represented at the recent Barunga Festival with local sporting teams and local musicians taking part in the three-day event. Two female teams from Warruwi and Minjilang travelled... Read More

Local designs feature on global stage

June 16, 2017

Magpie Goose designs, which features works by artists in Gunbalanya and Maningrida, have recently featured on a catwalk on the other side of the world. Magpie Goose, which is a... Read More

Draft plan up for comment

June 16, 2017

West Arnhem Regional Council (WARC) has released its Draft Regional Plan & Budget for 2017/18 and is seeking community feedback on the document. WARC Mayor James Marrawal said this year’s... Read More

Celebrating launch of bilingual book

May 19, 2017

The Bininj Kunwok Language Project have launched the new book ‘Something About Emus: Bininj Stories From Western Arnhem Land’ in Melbourne recently. The book, which was edited by Murray Garde,... Read More

Awards recognise West Arnhem health workers

May 19, 2017

Three West Arnhem health workers have been recognised for their selfless work after being named as finalists in the 2017 Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards. Sophie Eakins and Mark from... Read More

West Arnhem ANZAC Day commemorations

May 4, 2017

In the early hours of Tuesday, April 25, community members from across West Arnhem came together to commemorate ANZAC Day with dawn services held in Jabiru, Maningrida and Warruwi. More... Read More

ANZAC Day events in West Arnhem

April 21, 2017

ANZAC Day commemorations will take place around West Arnhem on Tuesday, April 25. A service will take place in Jabiru at the town plaza, and will include a commemorative march... Read More

West Arnhem’s new Australian citizens

April 21, 2017

West Arnhem welcomed three new Australian citizens who made the official pledge in front of family and friends on Tuesday, April 11. Sebastian Jones and Laura Newman from the United... Read More

New book showcases stories from West Arnhem

April 21, 2017

The Bininj Kunwok Language Project is excited to announce the completion of the new book Something About Emus: Bininj Stories From Western Arnhem Land. The special publication is a bilingual... Read More

Communities help clean up West Arnhem

March 10, 2017

Jabiru, Maningrida and Warruwi communities did their bit to help the environment by participating in Clean Up Australia Day this month. In Warruwi, West Arnhem Regional Council Services Manager Kupa... Read More