High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Arafura Games is a Multi-sport event held every 2 years in the Australian city of Darwin, in the Northern Territory. It is an international event which draws its competitors from around the world. First held in 1991, the most recent Games, held in 2009, involved over 30 nations and over 3,000 athletes. From 2005, it will include events for athletes with physical disabilities. The 2007 Arafura Games received patronage from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).