Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services
The Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services (NTPFES) is a large and diverse organisation servicing the whole of the Northern Territory (NT), covering everything from densely populated urban areas to remote communities and large regions of native bushland. The population is equally diverse, with many different nationalities and cultures living and working in and throughout the NT.
Northern Territory Primary Health Network
Northern Territory PHN is a not-for-profit organisation fully funded by the Australian Government to work closely with the primary health sector to develop better coordination, support the health workforce and introduce new health programs and services.
Our vision is that people in the Northern Territory enjoy their best health and wellbeing. We achieve this by building strong local partnerships and directing resources to create a well-managed, high-quality primary health care system for Territorians.
As the Territory’s Rural Workforce Agency (RWA NT), we also attract, recruit, educate and retain a professional primary health care workforce across the NT.
Northern Territory Working Women’s Centre (NTWWC)The NT Working Women’s Centre is a community based non-profit organisation with a mission to support women in the workplace. With offices in Darwin and Alice Springs, the Centre provides free and confidential advice to women about work-related matters. Our staff have more than 20 years’ experience in industrial relations and workplace issues and are guided by feminist values to support and empower all women. The NT Working Women’s Centre is an inclusive organisation that advocates for all women including those who have a disability, LBGTI, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and are from a culturally and linguistically diverse background. The Centre is governed by a management committee of volunteers and is funded by the Commonwealth Fair Work Ombudsman and the Northern Territory Department of Trade, Business and Innovation.
NT Council of Government Schools Organisations (NTCOGSO)
We’re NT COGSO and we are passionate about public education.
We are the peak parent body for NT public education, providing advocacy and representation for families, students and school communities to the Northern Territory and Federal governments, including their agencies.
NT Friendship & Support Inc
NT Friendship & Support provide a wide range of services to the residents of Katherine, Darwin, Alice Springs and surrounding regional communities.
Our services assist and support individuals and families living with a disability, provide personalised employment supports, and deliver out of home care for children. We also recruit, train and support workers, carers and volunteers to work in our communities.
We can support you to:
– Get a job you love
– Live more independently
– Implement your NDIS plan and reach your goals
– Engage in the community
– Become a foster carer
– Have a break or find permanent accommodation
All our services are designed to be inclusive, strengths-based, focused on you and flexible to your unique needs.
NT Legal Aid Commission
We provide free legal information, referral and advice to people with a legal problem in the Northern Territory. Ongoing legal representation can be provided to people who meet our eligibility guidelines. We also provide Community Legal Education, outreach and participate in law reform activities.
NT Shelter Inc.
NT Shelter is the housing affordability and homelessness peak body in the Northern Territory.
Office of the Children’s Commissioner Northern Territory
The Commissioner is an independent statutory position established under provisions contained in the Children’s Act 2013 (the Act).
The Commissioner has six core functions which include:
- Dealing with complaints about services provided to children.
- Undertaking investigations or inquiries related to systemic issues impacting on the care and protection of vulnerable children.
- Monitoring the response of Territory Families to allegations of the abuse of children while they are in out-of-homecare.
- Promoting an understanding of and informing public discussion about the rights, interests and wellbeing of vulnerable children.
- Monitoring the administration of the Care and Protection of Children Act as far as it relates to vulnerable children.
One Tree Community Services Inc
One Tree Community Services work with people and communities to transform challenges into possibilities. Our strength is providing services in rural and remote areas, or challenging environments.
We are a not-for-profit charity whose purpose is to advance education and social or public welfare. We provide early and middle childhood education and care (including out of school hours care), community services, professional support and training across Australia.
- builds resilient individuals, families and communities; and
- relieves suffering by providing support, services, management and learning opportunities for organisations and people, including those disadvantaged by poverty, violence, illness, location or lack of high-quality services.
Options Health Services
Options Health is a registered NDIS provider. We provide complex mental health support, disability and community nursing care to the community so that participants can live a full and valued life.
We care about our community and its people hence provides services to people with mental health issues and disability.
Our tailored services are meant to sooth every participant needs in the most culturally appropriate manners and support a lifestyle of continued wellness.
Options Health will provides long-term and short-term/respite accommodation and evidence-based, patient centred recovery based mental health and disability support across NT populace living in Darwin, Palmerston and remote communities. We will assist in lifestyle choices, appointments, community access and participation, transportation, in house mental health services and alternative therapies.
Palmerston GP Super Clinic
The Palmerston GP Super Clinic operates seven days per week, 8 am – 8:30 pm Monday to Friday and 10 am – 6 pm Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.
Services offered include:
Chronic Disease Management
General Health and Well-Being checks; and a range of allied health and other specialist services such as
General Practice Medicare Rebatable services for DVA Card Holders, Pensioners and Health Care Card holders as well as people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent and children under 16 years for General Practice Medicare rebatable services are bulk billed.
All other services may attract a private fee.
Palmerston Men’s Shed
Men’s Sheds are a community workshop area for men to gather, develop skills, and undertake different activities.
Men’s Sheds are about increasing the wellbeing of men by fostering social connectedness and increasing self-esteem. A number of projects and social enterprises can operate out of a Men’s Shed. Membership is by application and payment of a small annual fee.