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Borroloola CDP

Council Demonstrates Commitment to Community Betterment through Community Development Program

In 2024 Roper Gulf Regional Council proudly announces its continued dedication to improving the lives of residents within its region through the Community Development Program (CDP), a commitment to the betterment of communities throughout the Roper Gulf Region.

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Australia Day 2024

Australia Day 2024 Awards

Roper Gulf Region Council is pleased to announce that, for the first time ever, the prestigious titles of Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, and Community Event of the Year have all been awarded to a single person and event that have symbolised the spirit of our region.

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water tanks

Council Secures Homelands Capital Grant for Vital Outstation Initiatives

Roper Gulf Regional Council is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded a generous grant of $167,567 in the Homelands Capital Grant Program of the Northern Territory Government for the fiscal year 2023/24.

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Tidy Towns Awards

Borroloola Celebrates Victory in 2023 Tidy Towns Awards

Over the weekend, Borroloola secured prestigious Tidy Towns awards, acknowledging their outstanding commitment to environmental sustainability and community beautification.

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Vet Vehicle with Community Dogs

Animal Management Program Closed for Wet Season

Our Animal Management Program will be temporarily closed from Monday 27 November 2023 to Monday 22 January 2024.

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Barra Cup

20th Anniversary of Borroloola Barra Cup: Borroloola Magpies Triumph in Exciting Cricket Event

Council proudly announces the successful completion of the 20th anniversary edition of the Borroloola Barra Cup, held on November 11th-12th in Borroloola.

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Barunga Sign and Flags

Office closures in Nyirrunggulung Ward

Out of respect to the families and friends of Dr. Bush Blanasi, the Council offices in the Nyirrunggulung Ward will remain closed for the rest of this week. Essential services will still operate.

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Dr Samuel Bush-Blanasi

Honouring Dr. Bush-Blanasi

Today we mourn the loss of Dr. Samuel Bush-Blanasi, the Chair of Northern Land Council and much loved family member to many in our communities.

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Barunga oval

Public consultation open for draft Sport and Recreation Masterplan

Public consultation is now open for the draft Roper Gulf Active and Connected (Sport and Recreation Masterplan) with feedback being sought from all stakeholders and members of the public.

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Young children playing football on a school oval at dusk

Indigenous Football Week in Borroloola

On Friday 3rd November, Mustafa from John Moriarty Football organised a series of football matches to take place on the Borroloola School oval for Indigenous Football Week.

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Bunggul traditional dancers at festival

Barunga Festival 2024

Barunga Festival is a must for anyone seeking an authentic Aboriginal cultural experience. An iconic family friendly event on the national festival calendar, Barunga boasts a long and proud tradition of celebrating Indigenous music, culture and sport.

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