Gunbalanya (Oenpelli) Volunteer Unit

Gunbalanya (Oenpelli) is located approximately 260 kilometres east of Darwin and lies in the western part of Arnhem Land.

The Gunbalanya NTES Volunteer Unit is responsible for the Gunbalanya Police District. The District includes the island communities of Minjilang (Croker Island), Warruwi (South Goulburn Island), Murgenella, the Coburg Peninsula and Nabalek.

The general topography of the district consists of vastly differing areas from sea level to 300m in the escarpment area. Coastal vegetation is mainly fringe mangrove and inland light to medium woodland.

The Gunbalanya Volunteer Unit falls under the control of the NTES Northern Region. Currently the Unit has approximately six dedicated members trained in a variety of emergency skills.

The Unit carries out the full range of normal Emergency Service tasks.

The Unit Headquarters is located in the Oenpelli Police Station.

Contact with the Unit can be made by phoning the Officer in Charge at the Oenpelli Police Station on 08 8979 0180 or by post to Oenpelli Police Station, Oenpelli, NT 0822.