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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.


West Arnhem Regional Council Elected Members took a bus tour around the Jabiru township recently. As a number of the Elected Members are new to Council, it was a great opportunity for Council Service...Read more
The Gunbalanya Youth Centre’s half basketball court has recently been resurfaced with a fresh new flooring. West Arnhem Regional Council undertook the resurfacing prior to the wet season due to the...Read more
Gunbalanya’s Local Authority has committed to increasing community safety in the region through a significant investment in public lighting. The Local Authority funded the purchase and installation...Read more
People at Emmanuel Church are recording Mark's Gospel and the Book of Titus this month. This is the first time whole books of the Bible will be recorded in a traditional language in West Arnhem Land...Read more
Below are pictures of activities run by West Arnhem Regional Council during the first week of the school holidays. These school holidays we have been running a bunch of different activities from...Read more
The Northern Territory Government’s Department of Chief Minister and Cabinet have provided funding to West Arnhem Regional Council to project lead the Maningrida Youth Strategy on behalf of...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.