The Wire

West Arnhem airstrip upgrades

February 23, 2017

Three communities in West Arnhem are set to receive essential upgrades to the airstrips as part of Round 4 of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Programme. Warruwi, Minjilang and Jabiru will... Read More

Jabiru Childcare Centre focuses on sustainability

February 23, 2017

Jabiru Childcare is making an effort to become a more sustainable centre, and to start, have purchased three Surface Pros which will be used for multiple purposes at the centre.... Read More

Young role model makes finals in NT Young Achiever Awards

February 23, 2017

Maningrida’s very own Philamena McKenzie (pictured) has been announced as a finalist in the 2017 Northern Territory Young Achiever Awards. Nominated for the Glencore McArthur River Mining Regional and Rural... Read More

Rain brings Kakadu National Park alive

February 23, 2017

The recent rainfall has filled the local rivers and creeks with Nourlangie ‘three bridges’ on the Kakadu Highway flooding over the road for the first time in a long while.... Read More

Mosquito breeding surveys planned for Jabiru

February 23, 2017

Northern Territory Department of Health Medical Entomology plans to carry out an annual mosquito breeding survey of Jabiru, to confirm the absence of the exotic dengue mosquito Aedes aegypti next... Read More

Delivering life saving skills in Maningrida

February 23, 2017

Swimming NT and Sport and Recreation teamed up to deliver vital lifeguard training in Maningrida last week. Eight participants took part in the course delivered by Mark Walker, a veteran... Read More

Warruwi Community School promoting school attendance

February 22, 2017

Students at Warruwi Community School have been busy lately with many students being rewarded for their great school attendance recently. Students are given a ‘Warruwi dollar’ a day for attending... Read More

West Arnhem Regional Council Mayor steps down from role

February 15, 2017

Councillors and staff of West Arnhem Regional Council have wished long-serving Mayor Lothar Siebert all the best with his new endeavours following his announcement to resign as Mayor at the... Read More

Nourlangie Safari Camp, Episode 28

February 14, 2017

Nourlangie Safari Camp, here is 9SLK Is anybody listening? (My radio code) From the Diaries of Flemming Jensen 1968-1969 In the previous episode, Flemming tries his luck at fishing but... Read More

Welcome to Jabiru Handbook helping new residents

February 13, 2017

The 2017 edition of the Welcome to Jabiru Handbook is now available online and in hard copy. Now in its 12 consecutive year, the booklet continues to be an important... Read More