Deputy President Gawura Wanambi was elected as a Councillor in the 2012 NT Shire Council election in the Gumurr Miyarrka Ward. Gawura is serving his first term in Council and first term as the Deputy President. Councillor Gawura Wanambi was elected Deputy President East Arnhem Regional Council on 26 November 2015.
Gumurr Miyarrka Ward
The Gumurr Miyarrka Ward region comprises of the community of Gapuwiyak, spanning the largest land mass of all East Arnhem Shire Council Wards.
Two (2) Elected Members are selected from the Gumurr Miyarrka Ward for Council. Although the Ward region extends through homelands & outstations, East Arnhem Shire Council only delivers services in the Territory Growth Town of Gapuwiyak.
In March 2012, Councillor Wesley Bandi Wunungmurra & Councillor Gawura Wanambi were elected to Council.