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



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

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The West Arnhem Wire


West Arnhem Regional Council


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


Edition 430, 11-23 July 2020

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The West Arnhem Wire

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West Arnhem Wire - Fortnightly news in brief from Jabiru, Gunbalanya, Maningrida, Warruwi and Minjilang 2 The West Arnhem Wire acknowledges the traditional owners of country and their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures, and to elders, past, present and future. The Wire is the only regular source of news and information in the Kakadu and West Arnhem Land region. More than 700 copies are distributed fortnightly to Jabiru, Warruwi, Minjilang, Maningrida and Gunbalanya. Our electronic edition goes out to more than 500 individual email addresses across West Arnhem Land and the Top End. The Wire accepts advertising from businesses and government organisations. Placement of ads is subject to editorial and Council policy. Our competitive rates start from as little as $65 (including GST). Call 08 8979 9465 today or email wire@westarnhem.nt.gov.au to discuss how we can help you spread your messages around West Arnhem Land. ADVERTISING DEADLINES Bookings: 5pm Monday prior to publication Artwork: 5pm Tuesday prior to publication The Wire is published fortnightly on Fridays. The Wire is published by West Arnhem Regional Council. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect those held by the Council or Councillors. West Arnhem Regional Council PO Box 721 JABIRU NT 0886 www.westarnhem.nt.gov.au Call (08) 8979 9465 or email wire@westarnhem.nt.gov.au DONATED GOODS SHARED WITH LOCAL ORGANISATIONS West Arnhem businesses and organisations including their clients will most certainly be having their coffee fix after receiving a donation of coffee supplies from ERA recently. The coffee supplies were excess stock no longer required for use in crib rooms and the Mess. Stakeholders who received free coffee were Jabiru Health Centre, Red Lily Health, West Arnhem Regional Council's Community Care centres, Jabiru Police, Jabiru Kalbolkmakmen, Jabiru Area School, Warnbi Aboriginal Corporation, Jabiru Mens Shed and Gunbalanya. Will Costigan and Luisa Exposito from the Jabiru Health Centre. Rachel Hampton, Lisa Seini and Sharon Rathley-Kulu from the Jabiru Area School. NT ELECTORAL COMMISSION REMOTE TEAMS IN REGION Your Voice Your Community teams have been travelling around the Territory, including all West Arnhem communities, to help people enrol to vote in the upcoming 2020 Territory Election. They are assisting people to check they are on the electoral roll and that your current details are correct. If you didn't catch up with them while they were in your community, this can also be done by visiting https://check.aec.gov.au/. You can find everything you need to know about the NTEC by visiting www. ntec.nt.gov.au. The 2020 Territory Election will take place on Saturday, 22 August. Have a say on what is important to you, your family and your community. Have your say in the 2020 Territory Election Your Voice, your community ENROL TO VOTE You can help make positive changes if you enrol to vote. You can enrol online at aec.gov.au, or by filling in an enrolment form. People will also be visiting your community to help you enrol. Enrolling for the first time also helps the Territory get more funding. Better roads, better health care and better schools. You deserve to be heard, so make sure you turn up and vote when the voting mob come to your community in August. For more information about how to enrol or vote phone 1800 698 683 or vist ntec.nt.gov.au. Visiting Northern Territory Electoral Commission (NTEC) staff member Lucy Kania and Minjilang community member Jessie Yarmirr.

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