Welcome to Northern Territory PHN

Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) connects with stakeholders to coordinate primary health care across the NT – that is, health care that takes place outside of hospital.

With a focus on commissioning services, NT PHN does not provide services directly to people but instead engages with service providers through a comprehensive primary health care service model.

As the Territory’s health workforce agency, NT PHN (through NT Health Workforce) also attracts, recruits, educates and retains a professional medical workforce across the NT. 

Our Vision is: People in the Northern Territory enjoy their best health and wellbeing.

Our Purpose is: Build local partnerships and direct resources towards an integrated, high quality primary health care system.


Northern Territory PHN acknowledges the traditional owners of the country on which we work and live and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to elders both past and present.