Developing East Arnhem Limited (DEAL) is an independent not-for-profit company with an experienced Board of Directors. Our mission is to drive economic development in East Arnhem to promote the resilience of the region and opportunity for its people.
In all activities we are guided by our principles:
- Mission led
In delivering on our mission, we focus on five key areas of activity:
- Industry attraction and development
- Business support
The East Arnhem region, in Australia’s Top End, is home to the world’s longest continuing culture. Set against a spectacular natural environment, the region has a history of trade and entrepreneurship, and is connected with national and international markets. East Arnhem has a spectacular landscape, with rugged coastlines, remote islands and some of the world’s most biodiverse habitats.
The town of Nhulunbuy, on the Gove Peninsula, is the largest centre in the region. A vibrant community with a high standard of services, Nhulunbuy operates as a service and business hub for the region. The region has six other main communities, Milingimbi, Galiwinku, Ramingining, Gapuwiyak, Yirrkala and Gunyangara, and a network of more than 50 homelands. The main communities all have schools, shops, clinics, airports and other facilities and services.
We provide regular, accessible communications to regional stakeholders, businesses, residents and those interested in the East Arnhem region. We support businesses and investors to access regional data and market analyses, as a knowledge navigator and information hub. Our Facebook page is regularly updated, and newsletters and reports are published on our website.