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Local Authorities

Local Authorities give people living in Maningrida, Minjilang, Warruwi and Gunbalanya a direct say in how council services are provided, and how funds are spent in their communities.

Local Authorities, which came into effect on 1 July 2014, are comprised of community representatives and an elected Chairperson, who advise on specific Council community and social projects that impact on their community or region.

Gunbalanya

Andy Garnarradj (Chairperson)
Connie Nayinggul
Evonne Gumurdul
Henry Yates

Kenneth Mangiru 
Maxwell Garnarradj

 
ELECTED MEMBERS
Cr Gabby Gumurdul
Cr Otto Dann 

Cr Donna Nadjamerrek 

Mayor Matthew Ryan (ex-officio)
Deputy Mayor Elizabeth Williams (ex-officio) 

Maningrida

Vacant (Chairperson)
Jessica Phillips
Manual Brown

Shane Namanurki

Joyce Bohme

Sharon Hayes

Sophia Brian

 
ELECTED MEMBERS
Mayor Matthew Ryan (ex-officio)
Cr Jacqueline Phillips 
Cr James Woods 
Cr Julius Don Kernan

Deputy Mayor Elizabeth Williams (ex-officio) 

Minjilang

Matthew Nagarlbin (Chairperson)
Shane Wauchope
Isobel Lami Lami

 

ELECTED MEMBERS
Cr Henry Guwiyul

Mayor Matthew Ryan (ex-officio)
Deputy Mayor Elizabeth Williams (ex-officio)

Warruwi 

Jason Mayinaj (Chairperson)
Alfred Gawaraidji
Ida Waianga
Nicholas Hunter

Richard Nawirr

Phillip Wasaga

 

ELECTED MEMBERS

Cr James Marrawal
Mayor Matthew Ryan (ex-officio)
Deputy Mayor Elizabeth Williams (ex-officio)

 

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