Community News

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

The NDIS is being rolled out nationally to support Australians under 65 with a permanent and significant disability. The NDIS provides individualised support to help people achieve their goals and enjoy an ordinary life, and will provide...
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Mental Health Nurse Program Tender Now Open

The Mental Health Nurse Program tender is now open. Organisations currently delivering primary health care services in Darwin or Alice Springs that employ a general practitioner or psychiatrist are invited to apply. The...
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NT PHN celebrates International Women’s Day

NT PHN celebrates International Women’s Day

To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) staff were treated to a women’s health quiz by Dr Tamsin Cockayne, Executive Manager Clinical. Tamsin opened the session with a welcome to country and acknowledged...
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Sowing good seeds to harvest great attitudes

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 daughters and grandchildren to harvest the produce...
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A step in the right direction

A roving podiatrist is improving foot health in Indigenous communities in Central Australia by delivering podiatry and foot-care education services. For 26 weeks a year, Podiatrist Sara Coombes, and her husband and Podiatry Assistant Tim, tour...
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