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Tuesday
Feb172015

CYCLONE LAM UPDATE

We ask that you please continue to be mindful of clean up work being undertaken in Milingimbi, Ramingining, Elcho Island and Gapuwiyak.

Stay away from fallen power lines and debris while recovery teams are at work.

Updates to power connection to properties and business are forthcoming from PowerWater.

Local Authority Meetings scheduled for this week in Milingimbi and Gunyangara have been postponed until further notice.

LOOKING AFTER YOU AND YOUR FAMILY

After an emergency, it's important that you can take care of you and your family. There are lots of things to consider and SecureNT can guide you through hints and tips regarding: 

Water 

Food 

Pets and animals 

Fishing 

Sporting activities 

Staying safe around flood waters 

Infectious diseases

For more information visit their website and share information amongst friends and relatives.

Wednesday
Jan142015

COUNCIL WELCOMES NEW DEPUTY PRESIDENT

On 26 November 2014, East Arnhem Regional Council Councillors voted unanimously to appoint Councillor Gawura Wanambi as Council Deputy President. 

Elected as a Councillor in the 2012 NT Shire Council election in the Gumurr Miyarrka Ward, Mr Wanambi is serving his first term in Council and first term as the Deputy President.

Deputy President Wanambi was born in the Arnhem Bay area, an area established long before Gapuwiyak was formed. Gawura is a member of the Marraŋu Clan and his homeland is Raymaŋgirr.

Read the full Media Release HERE!

Tuesday
Jan132015

PASSING OF GAPUWIYAK LOCAL AUTHORITY MEMBER

It is with deep remorse that East Arnhem Regional Councillors and staff pay tribute to Gapuwiyak Local Authority Member, Mr Marrkula, and extend their sympathies to his family and people on his passing on 3 January 2015.

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