President Banambi Wunungmurra was elected as a Councillor for the Gumurr Miwatj Ward at the inaugral NT Shire Council elections in 2008. President Wunungmurra was elected unopposed as Council President at the first meeting of the inaugural Council and is currently serving a third term as a Councillor for Gumurr Miwatj Ward and as President of East Arnhem Regional Council.

President Wunungmurra has recently resigned from all positions with East Arnhem Regional Council. A By-Election will be conducted in March 2019 to find a replacement Councillor for the Gumurr Miwatj Ward and at which time a vote will also be conducted to select the next Council President.

During this time, Deputy President Kaye Thurlow has been appointed by Council as the Acting President.


Contact Acting President Kaye Thurlow

Phone: 08 8986 8914
Post: PO Box 1060, Nhulunbuy NT 0881