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Latest News

  • Mataranka Wins Resource Recovery Award

    28 November 2022

    Mataranka has taken out the Resource Recovery Award at the 2022 Territory Sustainable Communities Tidy Towns Awards held in Darwin on Friday night.

  • Long Service Awards Presented to Elected Members

    22 November 2022

    Roper Gulf Regional Council wishes to congratulate its elected members who were presented with Long Service Awards at the Local Government Association of the Northern Territory (LGANT) Annual General Meeting last week.

  • 'Our Barunga Dogs' Wins ALIA NT Regional & Remote Merit Award

    9 November 2022

    Roper Gulf Regional Council is extremely proud to announce that 'Our Barunga Dogs' won the ALIA NT Regional & Remote Merit Award for 2022! The creation of this book is part of the Deadly Dogs Storytelling Project which is run by Council and delivered by StoryProjects.

  • Council Staff Attend National Indigenous Empowerment Summit

    8 November 2022

    Last week we had 6 staff members from Roper Gulf Regional Council attend the National Indigenous Empowerment Summit (NIES) in Darwin. The conference focus was on harnessing the potential of the Indigenous community for continued prosperity and growth.

  • Roper Gulf Appoints Two General Manager Positions

    21 October 2022

    Roper Gulf Regional Council is pleased to announce the appointment of David Hurst as General Manager Council Services and Community Engagement and Cindy Haddow as General Manager Corporate Services and Sustainability.

  • NT Mental Health Week

    7 October 2022

    Mental Health Week in the Northern Territory this year will be from 8 – 16 October. The theme is ‘Awareness, Belonging, Connection’.

  • Mobile Media Training

    7 October 2022

    This week a group of Council's Media Officers and Community Safety staff participated in Mobile Media training with Batchelor Institute to learn how to use devises such as tablets and phones to conduct professional interviews and create videos in community for use on radio or social media.

  • NATSIEH Conference

    28 September 2022

    Earlier this month, our Animal Program Manager Kay Doust and Councillor Edwin Nunggumajbarr attended the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health (NATSIEH) Conference in Darwin.

  • All Hands on Deck Today from CDP Participants

    27 September 2022

    A big thank you to everyone from the Mataranka and Jilkminggan Community Development Program (CDP) who came and helped tidy up some police housing in Mataranka this morning before the new tenants go in.

  • Community Grant Recipients Announced

    23 September 2022

    Roper Gulf Regional Council is delighted to announce the 8 organisations from across the region to receive a grant in Round 1 of the 2022/23 program.

  • Heebie Jeebies in Borroloola

    13 September 2022

    Council's Vet Nurse Kaylene Doust and volunteer Vet Science student Emily had a blast with the students from Borroloola School during Science Week, looking at “The Teeny Tiny World of Heebie Jeebies”