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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.


Do you know someone who makes your community a better place? Nominate someone who makes a real difference in your community and give them the opportunity to be rewarded and recognised through the...Read more
Artists frOm Proper Creative are back in Jabiru, sharing more of their incredible mural talents in the Town Plaza this week. Following on from the incredible water tower mural, Jess and David from...Read more
West Arnhem Regional Council was very fortunate to host two Australian citizenship ceremonies this week in West Arnhem. Clare Bayne from Jabiru and Clem Bresson from Maningrida both made the official...Read more
West Arnhem Regional Council (WARC) Elected Members Cr Jacqueline Phillips, Cr Ralph Blyth, Mayor Matthew Ryan, Cr Catherine Ralph and Cr James Marrawal (pictured) and Chief Executive Officer Daniel...Read more
Manayingkarirra Lúrra Festival was held on 22-23 October this year with an exciting weekend of sport, music and cultural activities for the community to enjoy. The festival kicked off with a school...Read more
Warruwi Community came together at Warruwi School to celebrate the launch of the Mawng Dictionary on November 10. This dictionary has been in the making for over 50 years. Peggy Mirwuma and Philip...Read more

Upcoming Meetings & Events

08 Dec
An Ordinary Council Meeting of the West Arnhem Regional Council will be held on Wednesday, 8 December 2021 in the Jabiru Council Chambers.
19 Jan
A Special Finance Committee Meeting of the West Arnhem Regional Council will be held on Wednesday, 19 January 2022 in the Jabiru Council Chambers...

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.