Northern Territory Administrator visits Jabiru
On Thursday 11 August, Jabiru had the privilege of welcoming Her Honour the Honourable Vicki O'Halloran, the Administrator of the Northern Territory to town.
New Murals Create Front Door Experience In Jabiru - West Arnhem Wire
As part of Jabiru Kabolkmakmen's role in creating a contemporary 'front door' experience for businesses, visitors and investors coming to Jabiru, JKL are upgrading our Future of Jabiru Display Space that showcases the Mirarr vision, timeline and progress against the Jabiru Masterplan. As a pre-cursor to the new display space JKL has commissioned two murals to refresh the external facades of our offices in the Jabiru Plaza.
Appointment of new Chief Executive Officer - Jabiru Kabolkmakmen Ltd.
The Board of Jabiru Kabolkmakmen Ltd (JKL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Kelly Ralston as its Chief Executive Officer with effect from 3 May 2022.
Jabiru Kabolkmakmen to host Community Information Forum
On Tuesday 1st March at 5pm, Jabiru Kabolkmakmen Ltd will be hosting an information forum to update the community on the progress of several projects happening in Jabiru.
The presentations will include updates from the Commonwealth Government, NT Dept of Infrastructure Planning & Logistics, NBN and an update from Jabiru Kabolkmakmen.
Mirarr celebrate as Jabiru power station comes to life
The Mirarr Traditional Owners of Jabiru in Kakadu National Park would like to congratulate the Northern Territory Government for delivering a new power station to replace the town’s previous diesel fuel supply from the Ranger Uranium Mine.
Announcement from Andy Lloyd - Chair, Jabiru Kabolkmakmen Ltd.
On behalf of the Board of Jabiru Kabolkmakmen Ltd, I announce that we have received the resignation of our CEO, Marinella Faggion.
Marinella will continue in the CEO role until the end of January 2022. I am grateful Marinella has agreed to continue working with JKL beyond January in a consulting capacity where she will continue to provide her expertise to us and work on selected projects.”
Multi-million dollar investment to refurbish Jabiru township
A multi-million-dollar remediation project to refurbish 68 houses and replace 222 roofs in the Jabiru township is underway as part of a $25.8 million Commonwealth Government commitment to helping transition the town towards its new future.
JKL and GACJT to host joint Community Information Forum
On Wednesday 27th October at 5pm, Jabiru Kabolkmakmen Ltd (JKL) and Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation Jabiru Town (GACJT) will be hosting a joint information forum to update the community on tenure arrangements and housing projects happening in Jabiru.
This session will aim to provide the community with valuable insight into the tenure arrangements for Jabiru and the ongoing housing projects in town.
JKL to host Community Information Forum
On Tuesday 5th October at 5pm, Jabiru Kabolkmakmen Ltd (JKL) will be hosting an information forum to update the community on the progress of several projects happening in Jabiru.
NT Government reveals a refreshed Business Growth Program
From Thursday 15 July 2021, Jabiru and West Arnhem businesses can access tailored support programs under the NT Government’s refreshed Business Growth Program.
The program is designed to offer a range of support for small businesses across the territory including business planning, marketing, staffing, finance, operations, and new technologies.
New tenure arrangements for Jabiru commence today
Last Saturday 26 June 2021, the Hon Ken Wyatt MP, Federal Minister for Indigenous Affairs, and Hon Sussan Ley MP, Federal Minister for the Environment, attended a ceremony in Jabiru to handover the formal deed of grant of Jabiru to the Kakadu Aboriginal Land Trust, marking the return of Jabiru to the Mirarr Traditional Owners.
Construction of new Jabiru power station kicks off
Works on the Jabiru Hybrid Renewable Project will get underway from 15 June 2021, starting with site clearing and preparation for the construction of the new power station and solar farm.
Bininj Kunwok Centre - A history of service to the Jabiru community
The building at 10 Gregory Place in Jabiru has been a hub of activity since it was built in 1989. Now established as the Bininj Kunwok Centre (BKC), the building has served the community in many iterations.
Design contract awarded for new Jabiru Health Centre
The Northern Territory Government has awarded local business Platt Architects the tender to design Jabiru’s new Health Centre.
The health centre will be an important piece of infrastructure in Jabiru’s future that will include an ambulance bay, consultation rooms, dental services, hearing care, x-ray facilities, a morgue and a four-chair renal unit that will offer renal dialysis services for patients in the West Arnhem region.
Jabiru Corporation Commences Work on Town’s Future
Recently incorporated Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation Jabiru Town (GACJT) is preparing to take on the new township lease for the former mining town of Jabiru. The granting of the lease and the recognition of Aboriginal land rights in Jabiru is a key plank of the agreement signed by both the Commonwealth and Northern Territory governments in 2019 to secure the future of the town.
Bininj Kunwok Centre conference facilities now available to hire
The Bininj Kunwok Centre (BKC) is a co-location space for organisations, consultants and community members that support the social and economic development of the Bininj community in the West Arnhem region.
Managed by Jabiru Kabolkmakmen Ltd, the BKC is now available to hire
Chief Minister announces Jabiru power station contract
The Chief Minister, Michael Gunner, has announced that the construction contract of Jabiru’s new hybrid power station has been awarded to Brisbane based energy company EDL (Energy Developments Ltd).
With construction due to begin in April, the hybrid diesel and solar power station will be a vital part of Jabiru’s transition from a mining-based economy to an indigenous led tourism and government services hub.
The new Jabiru Health Centre moving forward with design tender release
Jabiru and West Arnhem residents were pleased to hear that the NT Government has released the design tender for the new Jabiru Health Centre.
Once operational, the new Health Centre will provide residents and visitors with greater access to medical support in a centralised location.
Electricity network upgrades a win for Jabiru
Jabiru is taking another big step towards transitioning into a major tourism hub with $10 million set aside to carry out upgrades and repairs to its electricity network over the next two years.
The upgrades are funded through the NT Government’s $135.5 million investment in Jabiru, which will be pivotal in establishing the township as a vibrant cultural centre in the heart of Kakadu and the West Arnhem Region.
A proposal for a new Housing Entity in Jabiru
Jabiru Kabolkmakmen is working hard to explore a number of proposals to best support the town through the transition from a mining-based economy to a tourism and government services hub. We recognise that equitable access to private rental housing is critical to the economic future of the town.
One of the proposals Jabiru Kabolkmakmen is exploring is the establishment of a new housing entity within Jabiru Kabolkmakmen.
Appointment of Chief Executive Officer - Jabiru Kabolkmakmen Ltd
The Board of Jabiru Kabolkmakmen Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Marinella Faggion as its CEO with effect from 5 October 2020.
Marinella will take over from inaugural CEO Stefan Hladenki, who has led the company with distinction as it established itself as a key stakeholder driving planning for the future of Jabiru.
Land Rights Act key to cultural integrity for the Mirarr Traditional Owners of Jabiru
The Chairman of the Northern Land Council, Mr Samuel Bush-Blanasi and Chief Executive Ms Marion Scrymgour, today welcomed the introduction of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment (Jabiru) Bill 2020 into the Federal Parliament by the Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon. Ken Wyatt MP.
Jabiru Kabolkmakmen Office now open
The Jabiru Kabolkmakmen Office is now open in the Jabiru Town Plaza. We encourage everyone in Jabiru to drop in to have a chat about the future plans for Jabiru, including the plans for future tenure, access to housing, development plans and more.
Jabiru Kabolkmakmen Launch
The Northern Territory Government and the Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation today launched Jabiru Kabolkmakmen Ltd (JKL), a company that will guide the township in its transition to a post-mining future.