News archive

  • Battle of the Councils

    29 August 2023

    The ‘Council Cup Clash’ was held on Saturday 26 August at the Katherine Showgrounds between the Beswick Bears, representing Roper Gulf Regional Council and the Timber Creek Lions, representing Victoria Daly Regional Council in a showdown game of AFL.

  • Councillor Helen Lee Appointed Deputy Mayor

    23 August 2023

    Nyirranggulung Councillor Helen Lee has become the Roper Gulf Regional Council's new Deputy Mayor having been elected by her fellow Councillors at today’s Ordinary Meeting of Council.

  • 'For Our Elders' Art Mural in Numbulwar

    21 August 2023

    In August 2023, Roper Gulf Regional Council partnered with Ellie Hannon and Numburindi Arts to create a NAIDOC Week inspired art mural under the theme of 'For Our Elders' as part of the Youth Reconnect program.

  • Upcoming By-Election for Never Never Ward

    21 August 2023

    Roper Gulf Regional Council will hold a by-election for the vacant Councillor position in the Never Never Ward next month following the resignation of Judy MacFarlane. The by-election is coordinated by the NT Electoral Commission.

  • NAIDOC AFL Round at Barunga

    17 July 2023

    Roper Gulf Regional Council proudly sponsored the NAIDOC round of the Big Rivers Football League over the weekend, held in the community of Barunga.

  • Empowering Our Elders

    13 July 2023

    The Numbulwar Roper Gulf Regional Council teams from Age Care, CDP, Municipal, and Sport and Recreation have all banded together to support and empower one of our Age Care clients Henry (Jack) Huddleston.

  • East Arnhem Animal Program visit

    3 July 2023

    Last week our Animal Program Manager/Vet nurse Kay spent the week working with the fabulous East Arnhem Vet team in Gapuwiyak as a learning exchange between our neighbouring Councils.

  • Council adopts Regional Plan 2023-24

    30 June 2023

    This Regional Plan is our action plan for the upcoming financial year, where we have captured what work needs to be done by Council to make our region a better place for residents, staff, businesses, visitors and the environment.

  • Barunga Festival 2023

    13 June 2023

    Barunga Festival is an authentic annual experience held in one of Roper Gulf Regional Councils beautiful communities just 80 kilometers south-east from Katherine on the Central Arnhem Highway.

  • Successful Roper Gulf Community Grants Announced

    6 June 2023

    Last month seven organisations, including charities, clubs and programs across the Roper Gulf region were successful in obtaining a share of over $30,000 in community grants offered by Council.

  • Mataranka staff celebrate 15 years of service

    19 May 2023

    Roper Gulf Regional Council celebrated the achievements of 3 dedicated staff members from the Mataranka Office earlier this week, with the presentation of long service awards.