Media Releases

Please find below Roper Gulf Regional Council’s latest Media Releases.

Date Topic
28 November 2017 Santa sets up Barunga workshop to support CDP Christmas crown defence
9 November 2017 CDP participants bring Ngukurr community closer to vital water upgrade
3 November 2017 $1.5m sports facility to support youth activities in Borroloola
23 October 2017 Carers Week 2017 shines spotlight on Council aged care success
19 October 2017 Council announces $1.42m Katherine commitment for October Business Month
10 October 2017 School holiday fun as Council brings rodeo thrills and spills to Borroloola
28 September 2017 Council contract sets up Indigenous-owned NT business for staff expansion
14 September 2017 New Council gets right down to business in appointing Mayor
8 September 2017 Ngukurr students saddle up to celebrate equine infrastructure unveiling
22 August 2017 Remote Aged Care staff achieve best practice through life story learning
31 July 2017 Visiting vets help Council share remote animal health message
20 July 2017 CDP construction creativity to shine at 2017 Katherine Show
7 July 2017 Binjari books reinforce Indigenous languages matter
6 July 2017 Community shares rich history of Beswick through heritage trail
3 July 2017 New citizen welcomed ‘wholeheartedly’ into Mataranka family
30 June 2017 Students show off fabrication skills to assist Borroloola recycling development
22 June 2017 Borroloola Show secures bright future with infrastructure upgrade strategy
17 May 2017 Council tours $40m commitment to regional road infrastructure
28 April 2017 Council to showcase animal health approach at inaugural municipal expo
10 April 2017 Council youth empowerment project raises roof in Ngukurr
30 March 2017 Barunga’s mining past steams into future through CDP innovation
27 March 2017 Australian hip-hop sensation set to empower remote Roper Gulf youth
27 February 2017 Local contractor begins temporary repair works on Rocky Creek causeway
24 February 2017 Investment in heavy vehicle infrastructure seals road to Barunga growth
20 February 2017 Tropical Cyclone causes postponement of Mataranka Ordinary Meeting of Council
26 January 2017 Borroloola welcomes newest citizens during Australia Day celebration
17 January 2017 Council WHS team clocks up 50,000 remote kilometres to sell safety message
30 December 2016 Food security, tourism and youth sport big Community Grant winners
14 December 2016 Council adds strength to Katherine flood response
25 November 2016 Council congratulates latest cohort of Community Night Patrol Graduates
2 November 2016 $10,000 sporting equipment boost tackles alcohol demand in Ngukurr
21 October 2016 Working group offers fresh look at remote waste management potential
13 October 2016 Funding partnership drives transport vision in remote Roper Gulf communities
29 September 2016 Beswick oasis offers unexpected backyard bounty
15 September 2016 Unique Council project transforms more than unwanted junk
8 September 2016 Community Grant turns page on push to preserve Indigenous language
1 September 2016 Long-serving Mayor makes return after NT election
30 August 2016 Bulman Ordinary Meeting of Council postponed
25 August 2016 Grant lands colourful blow for youth engagement in Numbulwar
12 August 2016 Mataranka sporting community scores goal with $175,000 upgrade
9 August 2016 Council operation unaffected by Mayor’s resignation
13 May 2016 Funding failure threatens safety in remote towns.
21 Jan 2016 Funding Crisis May Close Local Pools
11 Dec 2015 New Stronger Regions Funding
02 Nov 2015 Mobile Coverage Announcement
18 Sep 2015 Cassandra Goes to Canberra
25 August 2015 Community consultation guides 15 year Sport and Recreation Facility Master Plan
25 May 2015 The Community Energy Efficiency Program nears completion in Roper Gulf Offices
20 May 2015 Stronger Regions funding too focused on Darwin
09 Apr 2015 Mirror Mirror on the Screen
27 Mar 2015 South West Gulf Ward By-election Declared
27 Mar 2015 Beswick Floods Update Three
26 Mar 2015 Beswick Floods Update
26 Mar 2015 Beswick Floods
30 Jan 2015 Youth rewarded with a taste of station life
29 Jan 2015 The thin blue line in Mataranka
22 Jan 2015 Getting behind the wheel to learn to drive
14 Jan 2015 Police Commended Borroloola Night Patrol
14 Jan 2015 Ngukurr Tree Grant
14 Jan 2015 Ngukurr Road and Footpath Plan
30 Oct 2014 New citizen at Ngukurr
21 Oct 2014 New horticulture program at Beswick
19 Sep 2014 CEEP Funding – Office Fit-Outs
18 Sep 2014 Keeping Children Safe – Night Patrol
28 Aug 2014 Beswick Bears bring home the TCU Cup
22 Aug 2014 Hodgson Downs our tenth Local Authority
21 Aug 2014  Ngukurr Pool Chemical Shed Construction has started
21 Aug 2014 Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torre Strait Islander Peoples
14 Aug 2014 Jilkminggan Win Heywire Funding
14 July 2014 Mayor challenges Federal budget cost shifting
09 July 2014 RGRC Budget and Regional Plan
02 Jun 2014 Hairdressing and Beauty Training Course
02 Jun 2014 Daly Waters Rodeo 2014
02 Jun 2014 Basic Repairs and Maintenance of Public Housing
23 May 2014 Lorraine Bennett goes to Canberra
23 May 2014 Chalky Moves On
23 May 2014 Bush Tucker Plantings to Enrich Roper Gulf Parks
09 May 2014 Fixing the gate at Jodeluk
09 May 2014 Bulman Project to Break Visitor Accommodation Drought
09 May 2014 Basketball Teams do Jilkminggan proud
09 May 2014 Following the Money – Local Authority Training
09 May 2014 Numbulwar Night Patroller receives Police Commendation following Violent Assault
06 May 2014 Is the wet over? – The burning question
17th Mar 2014 Yet another flood watch has been called in Borroloola
26th Feb 2014 The Hungry Caterpillar Munches its way through the Borroloola Crèche
26th Feb 2014 New Dutch Photo Exhibition Celebrates Numbulwar in the mid 1960
26th Feb 2014 New Roper Gulf Regional Council’s Website Goes Online
10th Feb 2014 Council Supports call to review the North Australian Zone Allowance
23rd Jan 2014 Remote School Attendance
6th Jan 2014 New Year – New Name and New Era for Roper Gulf
8th Nov 2013 Daly Waters Heritage Cleanup and Inaugural Open Tennis
29th Oct 2013 Barunga wins Major Tidy Town Award
22nd Oct 2013 Bulman Barrel of Laughs Review
21st Oct 2013 First Citizenship Ceremony
18th Sep 2013 The Bulman Barrel of Laughs
Sep 2013 The facts say YES for Shire Council
17th Jun 2013 Youth Leadership in Community Conference
17th Jun 2013 RGSC Mayor Tony Jack – the only Indigenous representation on the ALGA Board
15th Jun 2013 New Rubbish Compactors
31st May 2013 Co-Location of Gas Pipeline
31st May 2013 Winners in Nyirranggulung Ward
24th May 2013 Its all in the numbers
23rd May 2013 Current Grog Policy is Killing our People
21st May 2013 Beswick Shines through a Time of Darknes
20th May 2013 Roper Gulf Shire Wins RJCP for the Ngukurr/Numbulwar Region
19th Apr 2013 Roper Gulf Shire Council’s travelling road show rolls into Bulman
9th May 2013 LGANT Welcomes Referendum to Recognise Local Government
2nd Apr 2013 Beswick, a community built on resilience, floods once again
14th Feb 2013 Beswick Local Man is celebrating his 102 Birthday
11th Feb 2013 Bulman
22nd Oct 2012 Roper Gulf Wins Tidy Towns Four Year in a Row//