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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.


NAIDOC Week celebrations in Minjilang were a great success with a fantastic event on the Friday to conclude the week. About 100 community members celebrated the very special occasion at West Arnhem...Read more
West Arnhem Regional Council’s Community Care Services in Minjilang now have a fantastic space, including a kitchen, garden and activity space, to provide additional services to their clients. The...Read more
West Arnhem Regional Council provided the LED screen trailer to support the promotion of COVID-19 vaccinations in Maningrida recently. The team at Malala have been working hard to provide informative...Read more
The mural on the 34 metre high water tower in Jabiru is now complete with artists putting on the final touches this week. Proper Creative artists Jesse Bell and David Collins who carried out the...Read more
‘Build up Skateboards’ visited Warruwi in the last week of June to show the young people how to put together ramps and make up skateboards. They also brought with them some boards, ramps and safety...Read more
The Bible in Buffalo Country, Oenpelli Mission, 1925-1931 written by Sally K May, Laura Rademaker, Donna Nadjamerrek and Julie Narndal Gumurdul is the winner of the 2021 Chief Minister’s Northern...Read more

Upcoming Meetings & Events

11 Aug
An Ordinary Council Meeting of the West Arnhem Regional Council will be held on Wednesday, 11 August 2021 in the Maningrida Council Chambers.
16 Aug
Early voting for the 2021 Local Government Election in West Arnhem communities will take place from 16 August 2021 to 27 August 2021. For general...