State Memorial Service MR Wunungmurra - Office Closures

East Arnhem Regional Council Headquarters, Yirrkala and Gunyangara offices will be closed all day on Friday 4th September 2015 in respect for the Yirrkala State Memorial Service for Mr Wunungmurra.

Our other Community and Darwin offices will close at 10am for the day as a sign of respect during the Memorial Service. Flags will be flown at half mast for the entire day.

 

LGANT Media Release - Indexation Of Financial Assistance Grants

Find the recent media release from the Local Government Association of the NT relating to ALGA President Troy Pickard’s comments on the freezing of Financial Assistance Grants (FAGs) indexation at the National General Assembly of Local Government.

At the recent national conference in Canberra, Mayor Pickard urged the Federal Government to restore the indexation of FAGs as soon as possible. The decision has now put Local Governments in a position where they are faced with the tough decision of cutting back on essential services.

Read the full media release here.

 

Looking After Your Family - Recovering From a Disaster

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 has some great resources that will 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 please visit their website and ensure you share this information amongst family and friends.