Health & Wellbeing
Northern Territory AIDS & Hepatitis Council – DarwinWe are the key non-government organisation working in the area of blood-borne viruses, education and support in the Northern Territory. We are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of all Territorians living with blood-borne viruses. Our service delivery operates from a holistic approach in accordance with the objectives of the Ottawa Charter (1986), and guided by key national and Northern Territory policies and legislation.Health Promotion
NTAHC’s Health Promotion and Communications team works to generate awareness within the community about BBVs and STIs, in particular by creating health promotion campaigns and resources targeting NTAHC priority populations.
Care and Support Program
NTAHC offers a range of services to empower all people affected by, or at risk of blood borne viruses, to lead a healthy life that is free of stigma and discrimination.
Harm Reduction (NSP)
NSP provides a comprehensive range of free sterile injecting equipment and disposal facilities, education on safe injecting practices and health promotion.
Sex Worker Outreach Program – SWOP NT
The SWOP NT is a peer-based health promotion service that engages sex workers and other sex industry stakeholders in the Northern Territory.
LGBTI Living Well Program
This program, an NTAHC initiative, supports people in the Northern Territory who experience life as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) through a range of varied and focused activities.
Northern Territory AIDS & Hepatitis Council (NTAHC)
NTAHC programs are aimed at preventing the transmission of blood borne viruses and have been developed to provide services, support and preventative initiatives with and for priority populations.
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.
Northern Territory Stolen Generations Corporation (NTSGC)
NT Stolen Generations was formally incorporated in 1998 to respond directly to the needs and concerns of members of the Stolen Generations, their families and communities through the following:
- Provide emotional support, social wellbeing services and referral service for Stolen Generations members and their families/descendants in the Top End
- Provide inter-generational activities on special occasions as part of a healing and identity strengthening process
- Regularly inform members regarding any National issues affecting the Stolen Generations
- Monitor and work towards implementing the 54 Recommendations from the Bringing Them Home Report
Purple House is an innovative Indigenous-owned and run health service operating from its base in Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. Now operating 18 remote clinics and a mobile dialysis unit called the Purple Truck, Purple House is getting patients back home so that families and culture can remain strong.
What we do:
- Purple Truck
- Social Support
- GP Clinic and Primary Health Care
- Return to Country
- Bush Balms Social Enterprise
- Patient Preceptors
Red Dust Role Models Ltd – Healthy Living Program
Healthy Living utilises sport, art, music and dance to drive its messages resulting in fun, interactive and inclusive classroom activities. Role Models from sport, art, music, dance, business and health provide the expertise to support the delivery of Healthy Living. Students learn the essential elements to good health including nutrition, hygiene, substance misuse and physical activity. Learning outcomes range from the recommended intake of fruit and vegetables to the definition and causes of common preventable diseases. Students are encouraged to be creative and learn new skills in sport, the arts and healthy cooking while interacting with role models.
Red Dust Role Models Ltd – Strong Men and Boys Program
The purpose of the SYMBP is to support the development of strong male Aboriginal youth as they navigate their complex worlds and overcome a range of cultural, spiritual, social-emotional and educational obstacles in order to achieve authentic success in their lives. All programs involve explicit and practical cultural synthesis, are delivered in both local language/s and English and are typically facilitated using a combination of strategies including yarning circles, explicit instruction, classroom teacher co-facilitation, peer led participatory approaches and hands-on interactive activities.
- Aboriginal Healing
- Aboriginal Primary Health Care
- Allied Health
- Child Health
- Community Health
- General Practitioners
- Health Education & Promotion
- Men’s Health
- Mental Health
- Nutrition & Dieticians
- Patient Support
- Peer Support Services
- Pregnancy & Birth
- Reproductive Health
- Sexual Health
- Transgender & Gender Diverse Health
- Women’s Health