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West Arnhem Shire Council

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The West Arnhem Wire


Edition 276, 20 September - 3 October 2012

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Wire : fortnightly news in brief from Jabiru, Gunbalanya, Maningrida, Warruwi and Minjilang

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West Arnhem Wire - news in brief from Jabiru, Gunbalanya, Maningrida, Warruwi and Minjilang 20 Sept to 3 Oct 2012 A jam-packed weekend of local art, culture, food and sport in Jabiru brought West Arnhems festival season to a spectacular close. Hundreds of locals and visitors on Saturday to enjoy local craft stalls, ground-oven cooking and all-ages concert in the glow of luminescent lanterns on the shore of Lake Jabiru. clashed in searing heat as part of the West Arnhem Shire Councils ! " # and Saturday. The Jabiru Bombers took out the weekends biggest sporting prize, beating seven other teams from around West Arnhem Land and Daly $ "!% The JBA mens basketball team, also from Jabiru, and the womens Warruwi team took out the basketball competitions. & ' # ( on Warruwi on 17 and 18 August, continuing with the Stone Country #)* and ended last weekend in Jabiru. West Arnhem Shire Council would like to thank the following sponsors for making the Gurrung ! "+ Health Board; BP Jabiru; Lakeview Caravan Park, Jabiru; Spotless; Aurora Kakadu Lodge; Gagudju Crocodile Holiday Inn; Jabiru / " 0 Energy Resources Australia; The " !40 West Arnhem College, Jabiru; Bawananga Aboriginal Corporation; Kakadu Bakery; and the Northern Land Council. Gurrung-Mahbilil ends festivals From page 1. The renovations provide another stepping stone towards " 66" eventually on to more employment options. A number of other projects are in the pipeline to build on these skills, including the construction of a new building and deck at the CDEP compound, and the renovations of the aged-care building. A brand new $145,000 playground at the Jabiru completed ahead of the upcoming school holidays. The playground includes monkey bars, adventure course, wobble bridge and will complement the existing play equipment inside the pool area. ' !# # cloth. West Arnhem Shire Council maintains a number of popular recreation facilities throughout West Arnhem Land, including free playground and BBQ facilities at Lake Jabiru. Earlier this year, Councillors established a $158,000 " #=> !> like new playgrounds across West Arnhem Shires vibrant communities. Before and after photos of the kitchen; around 25 local fellas worked on the renovations to this highset home in Gunbalanya. NEW PLAYGROUND MAKES A SPLASH AT JABIRU POOL 2