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Healthy Living NT

Healthy Living NT (HLNT) is the trading name of the Diabetes Association of the NT Inc. which was established in 1980. The Association is a charitable, member based, organisation for people with diabetes and related conditions. As a consumer based organisation the Association is managed by a voluntary board, committed to the well-being of all people with diabetes and related conditions.

Healthy Living NT is a member of the Good Health Alliance NT (GHANT), a coalition of NT chronic disease non government organisations and collaborates with diabetes consumer organisations in Australia.

Members of Healthy Living NT receive substantial discounts and benefits on a range of products and services, quarterly copies of the local magazine Territory Way and the national magazine Issues and a range of value added benefits.

Healthy Living NT is also the Northern Territory agent for the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS), which is a Commonwealth initiative. Additionally Healthy Living NT receives funding to deliver a range of services from:

  • NT Department of Health
  • Sport and Recreation, Department of Tourism and Culture
  • NT Primary Health Network
  • Commonwealth Department of Health

Diabetes & Cardiac Education

Provides education for people with diabetes and cardiacconditions as well as providing cardiac rehabilitation services.

Health Promotion

Conducts community information sessions and healthpromotion activities.

National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS)

Healthy Living NT administers the NDSS in Alice Springs.NDSS is an initiative of the Australian Government and isadministered by Diabetes Australia. People with diabetes who have been registered with the National Diabetes Services Scheme are eligible to purchase essential diabetes health supplies at low cost.

Retail of Diabetes Products

Healthy Living NT provides a range of diabetes related items for sale, including blood-glucose meters, sharps containers, circulation socks and recipe books. Free Medicalert brochures are also available. A mail-order service is available.

Support Groups

Self-help and health support groups are available for people with diabetes as well as information sessions for people newly diagnosed with diabetes.


Our locations

What else you should know

NDIS Registered
Aboriginal Controlled Community Organisation
ACNC Registered

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  • 7/16 Hartley Street, Jock Nelson Centre, Alice Springs NT 0870
  • Shops 1 & 2, Tiwi Place, Tiwi NT 0810

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