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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.


VOTING in the 2021 Local Government Election will take place on the below dates and times in all West Arnhem Regional Council communities. Voting centres will be open from 8:00am to 4:30pm on each...Read more
The Northern Territory Electoral Commission has finished counting votes and officially declared the results for the West Arnhem region. Here is the 2021-2025 Council for our region - GUNBALANYA WARD...Read more
The vaccination clinic took place in Maningrida once again from the 6 to 9 September. The vaccination hub was held at the Youth Centre for drop-ins as well as two teams providing outreach services on...Read more
West Arnhem Regional Council’s Acting Wellbeing Services Coordinator in Warruwi Leah Holt recently facilitated an activity through the Day Patrol program, supporting ‘’both ways learning’. This...Read more
Ben Vile is the Remote Development Manager in Maningrida, responsible for the AFL fun for junior, women’s and men’s competitions. On Tuesday nights there is a session for women, focusing on skills...Read more
Territory Day saw great celebrations in Maningrida, Jabiru and Warruwi on Sunday, August 29. In Maningrida, a big thank you goes to Ben from AFLNT for hosting some really fun games with the kids,...Read more

Upcoming Meetings & Events

22 Sep
An Ordinary Council Meeting of the West Arnhem Regional Council will be held on Wednesday, 22 September 2021 in the Jabiru Council Chambers.
13 Oct
An Ordinary Council Meeting of the West Arnhem Regional Council will be held on Wednesday, 13 October 2021 in the Jabiru Council Chambers.