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Latest News

  • Update on COVID-19 for the Roper Gulf Region

    2 July 2021

    The Chief Minister of the Northern Territory has formally announced that as of 1300hrs on 02 July 2021 all lockdowns have ceased i.e. the lockdown in the Greater Darwin Area and the lockdown in Alice Springs.

  • Update on COVID-19 for the Roper Gulf Region

    30 June 2021

    The Chief Minister has today announced a 72 hour lock-down for Alice Springs. As yet there are no further updates for the Roper Gulf and Katherine Regions, however, in line with the Northern Territory Government’s recommendations, all unnecessary travel should be avoided.

  • Update on COVID-19 for the Roper Gulf Region

    29 June 2021

    Roper Gulf Regional Council has received no further updates from the Northern Territory Government (NTG) or Secure NT about the guidelines for people living or working in the Roper Gulf region.

  • Update on COVID-19 for the Roper Gulf Region

    28 June 2021

    Roper Gulf Regional Council has been closely monitoring the recent advice from the Northern Territory Government (NTG) and Secure NT regarding the state’s positive COVID-19 cases and the lockdown in the Greater Darwin Area.

  • Official Opening Ceremony of the Rocky Creek Bridge

    6 May 2021

    The Official Opening Ceremony of the Rocky Creek Bridge will be held in Borroloola on Wednesday 19 May 2021, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. Residents of Borroloola and the surrounding region have enjoyed the benefits of the $6.7m bridge during the past La Niña wet season, following its completion in...

  • Mataranka Cemetery Car Park Works Nearly Complete

    18 March 2021

    Construction of the Mataranka Cemetery car park is currently in progress and is scheduled for completion by the end of March 2021. At the request of the Mataranka Local Authority, Roper Gulf Regional Council funded this project to support the growing infrastructure needs in the town.

  • Community Grants Program Now Open

    5 March 2021

    Round three of Roper Gulf Regional Council’s 2020-21 Community Grants Program is now open. The Community Grants Program supports individuals and organisations that strengthen the social, cultural, economic, or ecological vitality of the region.

  • Road Closures in Roper Gulf Region

    10 February 2021

    Roper Gulf Regional Council would like to advise that the following roads are now closed as a result of flooding and wet road conditions - Roper Highway, Numbulwar Road, Nathan River Road, John Hauser Drive, Martin Road and Central Arnhem Road.

  • Roper Gulf Region Citizen of the Year Awards

    28 January 2021

    Roper Gulf Regional Council has announced the winners of the Citizen of the Year Awards for 2021 from participating communities. Each Roper Gulf community could nominate for three categories, Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Community Event of the Year.

  • Local Authority Project Comes to Life

    14 January 2021

    Roper Gulf Regional Council is pleased to announce that the community playground in Jilkminggan has been completed after three years of planning.

  • Rocky Creek Bridge open to Traffic

    22 December 2020

    Roper Gulf Regional Council is pleased to announce that the new and improved Rocky Creek Bridge in Borroloola will be open to traffic tomorrow, Wednesday 23 December 2020 at 9:00am.