Santa Claus and Elvis Presley have been spotted in Barunga as Roper Gulf Regional Council Community Development Program (CDP) participants work furiously to retain their crown as the kings and queens of festive season floats.
Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion has today congratulated Roper Gulf Regional Council on its latest Community Development Programme (CDP) success. The Council has worked with a Northern Territory-based earthmoving company to provide opportunities for CDP participants in Ngukurr to play...
A $1.5 million sporting facility will be built in Borroloola with a grant from the McArthur River Mine (MRM) Community Benefits Trust. Built on the site of the old town basketball courts, the new facility will include covered multi-purpose sports courts, seating, lighting, electronic scoreboard, car...
The chorus of laughter emanating from the aged, smiling faces around the table provides unquantifiable-yet-irrefutable proof of the success Roper Gulf Regional Council is having in providing aged care and disability support services to clients in some of the remotest parts of the Top End.
Roper Gulf Regional Council has used the Northern Territory’s annual celebration of enterprise, October Business Month, to reaffirm its commitment to local economic sustainability by awarding almost $1.5 million in tenders to Katherine businesses.
A commitment by Roper Gulf Regional Council to Northern Territory businesses has allowed one Indigenous-owned enterprise to boost its employment by 40 per cent on the back of a three-year supply contract awarded this month.
After stepping out of the saddle at the completion of their education, a group of men in Ngukurr have gone back to school to ensure future generations of students in the remote community have access to the infrastructure needed to advance their horsemanship skills.
In the strictly-regulated environment of Aged Care, taking the time to discover the lives clients led before requiring assistance often takes a back seat to ensuring the support provided complies with legislative requirements. But putting a focus on learning about and recording the stories of...
It is a scene more commonly associated with a school fundraiser or sporting carnival, but a production line buttering bread is one element of an innovative strategy that is improving animal health outcomes in remote communities across the Roper Gulf region
With many traditional dialects languishing across Australia, the NAIDOC Week 2017 theme of “Our Languages Matter” is being lived in the community of Binjari as part of a Roper Gulf Regional Council Community Development Program (CDP) project sharing Kriol with the next generation.
It was a family affair in the gardens of Roper Gulf Regional Council’s Mataranka office on July 3 when a much-loved member of staff became an Australian citizen in front of more than 20 colleagues and friends.
Recycling is a subject not often given due attention in remote parts of the Northern Territory, but talented students from Borroloola School are working with Roper Gulf Regional Council to put it at the forefront of the community’s mind.
Residents in Borroloola have notched up a show time win before the fun of sideshow alley has even arrived in the remote Gulf of Carpentaria town thanks to a legacy infrastructure upgrade at the venue that hosts the annual event.
Roper Gulf Regional Council Elected Members and Executive staff have been given a first-hand look at the progress of the project that will improve wet season access to the remote communities of Ngukurr and Numbulwar.
The success of Roper Gulf Regional Council’s Animal Health Program will be in the spotlight when Local Governments from across the Top End converge on Katherine for the Northern Territory Municipal Operations Works Conference and Expo next week.
Roper Gulf Regional Council hosted the Right Path Project in Ngukurr on April 8 and 9, an initiative which provided youth under 24 with access to a range of sport and recreation activities, information sessions and support services designed to increase engagement and self-esteem.