NT PHN welcomes investment for health workforce agencies

Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) welcomes the Commonwealth Government’s announcement of $93 million to invest in health workforce agencies. NT PHN is one of a national network of rural health Read more...


Sowing good seeds to harvest great attitudes

There is much to be said when three generations of one family are involved in a community gardening project. Grandparents, Josie and Dinny, are proud green thumbs who insist on inviting their Read more...


Health professionals converge in Central Australia for education and development

On Friday, 17 February, general practitioners (GPs) and allied health professionals will meet in Alice Springs for two days of education and collaborative discussions. The Pop-up PHN in Alice Springs Read more...


Darwin dentist sinks his teeth into life in the Top End

While Darwin-based dentist, Aaron, moved to the Top End to be close to family, it is the lifestyle, work-life balance and challenging work that have kept him here. Aaron relocated to Darwin two years Read more...


Northern Territory PHN welcomes National Suicide Prevention Trial to Darwin

Darwin has been named as one of twelve regional sites for the National Suicide Prevention Trial announced by Health Minister, Greg Hunt, on 6 February 2017. Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) will lead Read more...


A step in the right direction

*This article was published in the February 2017 edition of the AHHA Health Advocate A roving podiatrist is improving foot health in Indigenous communities in Central Australia by delivering podiatry Read more...


NT PHN backs the decision to improve safety of rural area nurses

Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) supports the Northern Territory (NT) Government’s decision to review the safety of nurses working in rural and remote areas. The NT Government recently announced an Read more...


NT PHN to offer additional rural and remote CPD training in 2017

The Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) and Northern Territory General Practice (NTGPE) annual Compass Teaching and Learning Conference 2017 has been rescheduled due to a change in NT PHN’s funding Read more...


$3.9 million to support the Territory's drug and alcohol treatment services

Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) is in the final stages of a Territory-wide needs assessment to inform an upcoming tender process for a total of $3.9 million to support drug and alcohol treatment Read more...


Media Release - NT pioneers rural health leadership program

Alice Springs is hosting a new rural and remote leadership skills program for more than 20 university health students from around Australia this weekend. The aim is to equip these future doctors, Read more...


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.