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Latest News

  • 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”

  • Bulman School Students Attend Council Meeting

    24 August 2022

    Bulman School Students attended the Ordinary Meeting of Council with our Mayor and Councillors to learn about Local Government, the decision making processes and the opportunities presented to Council.

  • National Science Week

    12 August 2022

    As part of Science Week 2022, the Roper Gulf Regional Council Animal Management Program will be delivering science sessions at Borroloola and Robinson River School next week

  • Community Grants Program Is Now Open

    12 August 2022

    Round one of the Roper Gulf Regional Council Community Grants Program for the 2022-23 financial year is now open! Applications will be open for one month, closing on Friday 09 September 2022 at 11:59pm.

  • Hand to Earth Tour

    3 August 2022

    Artback NT and the Australian Art Orchestra (AAO) present Hand to Earth, a powerful performance that incorporates ancient song, contemporary rhythm, electronica and shamanic energy.

  • Painting with Pride

    25 July 2022

    The Borroloola Youth Reconnect team recently got together to fix the wall behind the pool that was covered in graffiti. Not only did they fix the graffiti, the team painted this amazing Aboriginal Flag which shows the immense pride in culture and tradition that holds true within Borroloola.

  • Strategic Plan 2022-27

    14 July 2022

    For the first time, Roper Gulf Regional Council’s Strategic Plan has been directly developed from the feedback of our people through an extensive consultation process involving communities and staff.

  • NAIDOC Week Soccer Match in Borroloola

    14 July 2022

    On Friday 8 July, a group from the Youth Reconnect and Sport and Recreation Programs in Borroloola attended the McArthur River Mine for a game of soccer.

  • NAIDOC Round at Jilkminggan

    13 July 2022

    What a huge weekend for the Jilkminggan community, hosting 6 games of football for the Big Rivers Football League as well as market stalls, kids activities and cultural displays for visitors to learn from and enjoy together.

  • New Council Website

    4 July 2022

    With a fresh new design and significant improvements to the customer experience, the new website was launched today and is now available for the public to use.

  • Regional Plan 2022-23

    29 June 2022

    Roper Gulf Regional Council is proud to present its Regional Plan for the upcoming 2022-23 financial year which sets the strategic framework and operational direction for the region over the next twelve months.