Gapuwiyak Volunteer Unit

Gapuwiyak is an Aboriginal community in north-eastern Arnhem Land. Gapuwiyak is on the shore of Lake Evella about 500 kilometres east of Darwin and 120 kilometres west of Nhulunbuy. It is one of the Northern Territory's easternmost settlements.

The Gapuwiyak NTES Volunteer Units is under the control of the NTES Northern Region.  Currently the Unit has over 20 dedicated members trained in a variety of skills.

The Unit caries out a full range of emergency service tasks and has a strong road crash rescue element.  The Unit headquarters is attached to the Police Station located on Gapuwiyak Road.

Training is held every second Tuesday evening with occasional formal courses being run on a weekend and some courses being run in conjunction with other regional volunteer units.

Contact with the Unit can be made by phoning the NTES Headquarters on 08 8922 3630.