Royal Darwin Hospital
This public hospital is a 360-bed facility located in the northern suburb district of Tiwi and has a large range of services in all speciality areas.
For more information visit the Royal Darwin Hospital website or phone (08) 8922 8824.
Darwin Private Hospital
As the only private health provider in the Northern Territory, Darwin Private Hospital boasts an excellent range of medical and surgical services for the whole family, including orthopaedics, paediatrics, obstetrics, gynaecology, ophthalmology, urology, gastroenterology, neurosurgery and ENT.
For more information visit the Darwin Private Hospital website or phone (08) 8920 6011.
The Palmerston Regional Hospital is currently under construction and due to open its doors in mid 2018. The 116-bed hospital will deliver primary and community health care services to Territorians for many years to come.
For more information visit the Palmerston Hospital website.
Palmerston GP Super Clinic
Operates seven days per week, 8am–10pm and offers an urgent care after hours service from 10pm–8am. Services offered Monday to Friday 8am–6pm include Chronic Disease Service Management, Care Planning, Healthy Kids Checks, Immunisation Clinics, General Health and Well-Being checks and a range of allied health and other specialist services such as Paediatrics, Psychology, Psychiatry and Respiratory Health.
ADF Family Health
The National ADF Family Health Program recognises the service and sacrifices of our Australian Defence Force (ADF) members and their families, and the difficulties many ADF families experience accessing affordable healthcare upon relocation. Visit the ADF Family Health website to learn more.
NT HealthDirect 1800 022 222
NT HealthDirect is a telephone health advice and information line for Territorians and tourists. For more information visit their website.
Check out the Healthshare website to find a GP in your suburb.
The Northern Territory is home to an array of flora and fauna unique to the tropical and desert environment. In the Top End there’s a range of biting insects that can transmit diseases and cause medical conditions through their bite or sting. For more information about the insects of medical importance see the NT Government website.
The 1st November to 30th April is cyclone season in the NT and with this there is also an increase in rainfall. As such, many areas in the NT are subject to flooding. In such events as cyclones and flooding/severe storms, it is best to be well prepared and informed. You can do this by visiting the following websites:
- NT Road Reports
- Police, Fire and Emergency Services
- Bureau of Meteorology
- Emergency Services: Public Safety Advice
- TIO Weather Alerts: TIO Weather Alerts is a free service tailored to your postcode, notifying you when severe weather is heading your way so you can be prepared.
The NT Government website helpful information about changing over your registration and license.
Search via the Australia Post website to find locations, opening hours and available services.