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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.


2022 - 23 draft Regional Plan and Budget West Arnhem Regional Council approved the 2022 - 23 draft Regional Plan and Budget at the Special Finance Committee Meeting on Monday, 9 May 2022, and is now...Read more
The Minjilang Local Authority is searching for community members who would like to nominate for positions on the Authority. Becoming a member of the Local Authority is a great opportunity for anyone...Read more
West Arnhem Regional Council’s Youth, Sport and Recreation recently held an art competition for the young people in the community. The art competition theme was to paint about the seasons of...Read more
On Sunday, 8 May, the Maningrida community celebrated Mother’s Day with a barbecue breakfast and some craft activities. Many young families joined the West Arnhem Regional Council and Stronger...Read more
Progress is continuing on the new children’s playground for the Gunbalanya community to enjoy very soon. West Arnhem Regional Council (WARC) have been continuing this important project with the...Read more
More than 120 participants challenged themselves in the colourful annual Kakadu Triathlon in Jabiru on Saturday, May 14, at what was one of the most successful days in the event’s history...Read more

West Arnhem Regional Council acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands which we live and work. We pay our respect to Elders past and present.


West Arnhem Regional Council acknowledges the First Nations Custodians; and the many Language and family Groups who are managers and caretakers to each of their Traditional homelands and Waters across the West Arnhem Regions Wards. West Arnhem Regional Council pay their respects and acknowledge Elders past, present and rising.