Health Education & Promotion
Aboriginal Resource & Development Service (ARDS)
Our work champions the importance of language and culture in developing self-empowerment for Aboriginal people. We provide a range of platforms for Aboriginal voices to be heard, and we support Aboriginal communities to become informed about, and engage on their own terms with mainstream services and systems.
Education & Communication Services
Provides capacity building in indigenous communities through education, support services and advocacy for indigenous people. Community development and cultural-awareness workshops are provided.
Health Education & Training
Provides health education and training about basic health, germs & microscopy, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and trongyloides for indigenous people.
Language, Education & Resource Centre
Works on behalf of indigenous people and with other service providers to facilitate self-determination & management within the wider community. Services include a resource centre, education & workshops, social welfare assistance, public relations and liaison with government departments &community organisations.
The Yolngu Radio Station provides local language broadcasts across Nhulunbuy, Yirrkala, Darwin and Palmerston, addressing communities’ cultural knowledge base and the questions that indigenous people want answered.
Arthritis & Osteoporosis NT (AONT)
Arthritis & Osteoporosis NT (AONT) provides support services and relevant information to improve the understanding of arthritis and osteoporosis.
We promote healthy lifestyles and self-management to reduce the burden of arthritis and osteoporosis.
No referrals are needed and we welcome all enquiries.
Asthma Foundation of the Northern Territory
Asthma Australia and its State/Territory Asthma Foundations – the nations’ leading lung health charity.
Asthma Swim Program
Provides healthy swimming activities for children with asthma.
Provides asthma education for schools, child care centres,sporting organisations and other community groups.
Individual health consultations are available for people with asthma.
Equipment & Aids
Health equipment and aids to help manage asthma are available for sale.
Visits are conducted for those in hospital with asthma related conditions.
Information Stands & Displays
Information stands and displays are available for health promotion related to asthma.
Spirometry testing is available for asthma-related health conditions.
Telephone Advice Line
Telephone advice is available about health issues related to asthma.
Binjari Health Clinic (Wurli-Wurlinjang Health Service)
Wurli manages the Binjari Health Centre located 15 kilometres west of Katherine in the Binjari Community. Residents and visitors of Binjari can access a full range of effective and culturally competent primary health care services from the Clinic as well as access referrals into Wurli’s Community Services and Chronic Conditions Clinic available.
The Clinic promotes and protects health and wellbeing by encouraging the adoption of healthy behaviours, controlling the spread of disease and preventing harm and injury while influencing the social determinants of health.
Cancer Council NT
Provides information and support for anyone affected by cancer and provides public education to increase awareness and prevention of cancer. A breast-care nurse and an ostomy service are also available.
Turbans, breast prostheses and mastectomy brassieres are available for purchase.
Education and in-service sessions for work places and schools are also provided.
Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (CAAC)
Central Australian Congress has over 40 years of experience providing primary health care for Aboriginal people living in Central Australia. The organisation’s comprehensive range of culturally appropriate services and programs care for the social, emotional, cultural and physical health and well being of Aboriginal people.
Central Australian Remote Health Development Services (CARHDS)
CARHDS is a unique service as it is the only training and development organisation in Central Australia whose primary focus is on remote health services.
Remote Health Development Services
The Central Australian Remote Health Development Service develops the capacity of Aboriginal people and health professionals to improve community health outcomes and to increase effective Aboriginal control over primary health care service delivery. The service provides accredited and non-accredited health-development education and resources in remote areas of the Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia.
In-Service Primary Health-Care Education
In-service health education and training are available to meet the needs of Aboriginal Health Workers/Practitioners & Aboriginal staff and board members associated with the health clinics and medical centres.
Centre for Remote Health (CRH)
Provides remote clinical training and rural placements for medical students from Flinders University and other Australian universities.
Provides health education and undertakes research and evaluation relating to health in remote indigenous communities.
Community Visitor Program
The NT Community Visitor Program is an independent service located in the Anti-Discrimination Commission.
Its aim to ensure the rights of those being treated for mental illness or disability are upheld and their views and concerns are heard.
Community visitors are people employed by the CVP who regularly visit Mental Health Inpatient facilities and Disability Secure Care facilities to ensure an appropriate standard of care.
The Community Visitor Program (CVP) provides monitoring, complaint resolution and advocacy services for people detained and receiving care under the Mental Health and Related Services Act 1998 and Disability Services Act 1993. The CVP also makes and monitors recommendations on systemic issues such as interpreter use and seclusion reduction.
- 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