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Nhulunbuy is situated on the North-Eastern tip of Arnhem Land amid rural tropical bushland. Residents enjoy a remote lifestyle with a wide range of services and facilities. The Nhulunbuy Corporation is responsible for planning, delivery and maintenance of these services with responsibilities similar to that of a local council.

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Animal Control

Many households in Nhulunbuy own at least one dog. Owning a dog requires the owner to take legal responsibility for their dogs behaviour and actions Find out more

Building & Development

Nhulunbuy and the Industrial Estate are not covered by the Northern Territory Development Scheme or the Northern Territory Building Act. Find out more


All administration and financial functions of the Nhulunbuy Corporation are conducted by the Finance team. Find out more

Gove Airport

Operated and maintained by the Nhulunbuy Corporation, Gove Airport commenced operation in the 1970’s and brings high quality transport services to remote East Arnhem Land to this day. Gove Airport is serviced daily by Airnorth’s Darwin-Gove-Cairns return E170 jet service and a smaller Brasilia 120 aircraft between Darwin, Groote Eylandt and Gove five days a week. Find out more


The Nhulunbuy Corporation Infrastructure department oversees the provision of municipal services to the residents of Nhulunbuy.  Find out more

Nhulunbuy Cemetery

Nhulunbuy Corporation looks after the administration and maintenance of the Nhulunbuy Cemetery. Find out more

Parking & Vehicles

The Nhulunbuy Corporation can provide disabled parking permits to individuals wishing to access disabled parking areas on Town Lease and the Industrial Estate. Find out more

Waste Facility

The Nhulunbuy Corporation is dedicated to reducing waste and providing quality services. Find out more

Weed & Vector Control

The activities and decisions of the Nhulunbuy Corporation have a significant impact on the health of our local and regional ecosystems and our community. Find out more

Your Property

The Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service (NTFRS) stance on burning off waste in residential areas is that NO permit will be given to do so. Find out more