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Latest News

  • 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.

  • Borroloola Public Notice: Construction Works at Basketball Court

    13 April 2023

    Major construction of the Cyclone Shelter in Borroloola is underway, with site preparation taking place this week. This includes closing the Basketball Court, relocation of Sport and Recreation activities and limited access to the Training Centre.

  • Become a Youth Empowerment Mentor for your Community

    12 April 2023

    We are currently looking for young people to become our new Youth Empowerment Mentors across the Roper Gulf region. These positions will provide guidance, advice and support particularly to the at-risk youths who are currently demonstrating unhealthy and antisocial behaviours.

  • Roper Gulf Community Grants Program Opening Soon

    5 April 2023

    Roper Gulf Regional Council will open Round 2 of its Community Grants Program on Tuesday 11 April 2023 at 9:00am. This will be the second round of community grant funding for the 2022-2023 financial year, with $30,000 of funding available.

  • Council Launches Reconciliation Action Plan

    15 March 2023

    Roper Gulf Regional Council was proud to launch its ‘Innovate’ Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) on Wednesday 15 March 2023 in the presence of Bagala Traditional Owners and elders, local councillors, staff and stakeholders.

  • Design a NAIDOC Week T-Shirt

    10 March 2023

    Roper Gulf Regional Council is calling on all talented artists from across the region to help us design a NAIDOC Week T-Shirt for 2023! Winning artist will get $500 cash!

  • Mataranka Library Hosts Australian Reading Hour

    10 March 2023

    Yesterday the Mataranka Library hosted the Mataranka School, Jilkminggan School, Jilkminggan Family as First Teachers (FaFT) and local Aged Care clients for a community ‘Reading Hour’ at the Mataranka Hall.

  • New Managers in Roper Gulf Communities

    24 February 2023

    Last month Roper Gulf Regional Council welcomed six Council Services Managers to the organisation. These positions, previously known as Council Services Coordinators, have been reintroduced after an organisational review was conducted in 2022.

  • Notice of Upcoming Traffic Disruption in Borroloola

    25 January 2023

    Roper Gulf Regional Council wish to advise residents of Borroloola of upcoming Traffic Management Training which will take place on Robinson Road next week. Traffic control will be in place during the training and motorists are advised to follow traffic direction and drive safely.

  • Roper Gulf School Holiday Programs

    16 December 2022

    Our Sport and Recreation teams have prepared heaps of fun-filled activities for the holidays, with a program for each community. Check out what's coming up in your community these holidays.

  • Annual Report 2021-22

    15 December 2022

    Roper Gulf Regional Council is proud to present its Annual Report for the 2021-22 financial year, as we reflect on what has been achieved and look forward to a new strategic direction for the Council.

  • Mataranka Wins Resource Recovery Award

    28 November 2022

    Mataranka has taken out the Resource Recovery Award at the 2022 Territory Sustainable Communities Tidy Towns Awards held in Darwin on Friday night.