2019 News Archive

  • Australia Day Awards 2020

    10 December 2019

    Do you know someone who tirelessly goes above and beyond for the betterment of your community? Have you attended a community event in the past 12 months you think is worthy of recognition on January 26, 2020? Nominations are now open for Roper Gulf Regional Council’s 2020 Australia Day Local...

  • Ordinary Meeting of Council

    3 December 2019

    The final Ordinary Meeting of Council for the year will be held on the 13th of December 2019 in Council Chambers at the Support Center in Katherine. This will be a public meeting, all welcome to attend.

  • 2018-2019 Annual Report

    4 November 2019

    The Roper Gulf Regional Council 2018-2019 Annual Report is now completed. Staff at the Roper Gulf Regional Council Office’s in Barunga, Beswick, Bulman, Borroloola, Jilkminggan, Manyallaluk, Mataranka, Ngukurr, Numbulwar and Urapunga will be able to help you access the document.

  • Roper Gulf Region Digital Transformation

    11 October 2019

    The Roper Gulf Region communities will benefit from a multi-million dollar technology upgrade, thanks to a collaboration between the Local Council, Telstra, Calibre One and CouncilBiz.

  • Big Rivers Football League Volunteer of the Year

    17 September 2019

    The Big Rivers Football League Presentation night was held last night, with Deputy Mayor of the Roper Gulf Region, Helen Lee, taking home the volunteer of the year award. This award recognises the hard work and dedication of a individual to their club.

  • National Indigenous Tennis Carnival

    3 September 2019

    On the 29th of August, four youth from Numbulwar community attended that National Indigenous Tennis Carnival in Darwin. The three day event was entertaining and challenging for the four community members that attended.

  • 2019- 2020 Regional Plan

    29 July 2019

    The Roper Gulf Regional Council 2019-2020 Regional Plan is now completed. Staff at the Roper Gulf Regional Council Office’s in Barunga, Beswick, Bulman, Borroloola, Jilkminggan, Manyallaluk, Mataranka, Ngukurr and Numbulwar will be able to help you access the document.

  • Manyallaluk Access Road Works

    8 July 2019

    Please be advised that the Manyallaluk Access Road will be receiving maintenance grade works to provide a good running surface and cross fall free of corrugations, depressions and potholes. The works are due to commence on 09 July 2019 and are expected to be completed by 16 July 2019.

  • Regional Plan Review

    26 June 2019

    The Roper Gulf Regional Council 2019-2020 Regional Plan is now publicly available for inspection and can be viewed at any Roper Gulf Regional Council Office in Barunga, Beswick, Bulman, Borroloola, Jilkminggan, Manyallaluk, Mataranka, Ngukurr and Numbulwar or via the link below for the next 21 days.

  • Let There Be Light

    12 June 2019

    The communities of Barunga and Ngukurr will benefit from a multi-million dollar oval lighting upgrade in the Roper Gulf region, thanks to a collaboration between the local Council and Northern Territory Government Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture.

  • Playground Projects

    6 June 2019

    New playgrounds infrastructure is currently being installed across the Roper Gulf Region in accordance with several grants provided by the Territory Government. With a combined funding totaling $479,000 (GST Exclusive), the new equipment will have a positive impact in a number of communities.

  • Local Election Nominations

    12 March 2019

    Nominations for one South West Gulf Ward Councillor position open tomorrow on the 13th of March 2019. Links to the nomination form, as well as a form to enroll to vote so you can be part of the election, are below. Nomination period will end on the 22nd of March at 12:00pm.

  • Australia Day Awards

    31 January 2019

    Roper Gulf Regional Council are pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of the Australia Day Awards. There are three categories; Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Community Event of the Year. Recipients are nominated by fellow members of their community for their hard work and...

  • Australia Day 2019

    21 January 2019

    Australia Day is only 5 days away! Council is getting ready to celebrate with a number of events. Make sure you look up whats happening in your community!

  • Cenotaphs get a face lift

    14 January 2019

    The communities of Borroloola and Mataranka will soon benefit from a collaboration between Local Council and the Federal Governments Stronger Communities Programme, with a grant approved to upgrade the Cenotaph in both town parks.

  • Aged Care Residents Preserving the Past with Art

    11 January 2019

    Works of art often tell stories, and thanks to Carolyn Renolds from Lake Bennett Resort donating craft supplies to the Aged Care Centres in the Roper Gulf Region, many elders are able to preserve the stories from the past for future generations.