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.
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