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About Central Australia Health Service
The Central Australia region covers 64.7% (872,861km2) of the total Northern Territory geographical area and includes Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, and major communities including Elliott, Yuendumu, Kaltukatjara (Docker River), Alpurrurulam (Lake Nash), Ali Curung and many more discrete Aboriginal communities.
On 30 June 2014, Central Australia had an estimated resident population of 48,506 people, representing 19.8% of the total NT population.
Almost 60% of the Central Australia population lived in Alice Springs (28667) and a further 7.5% lived in Tennant Creek (3634).
The remainder of the population (16,205) lived in discrete remote communities and outstations. The Aboriginal population was 44% (21, 674) of the total Central Australia population.
CAHS strategic executive
Chief Operating Officer
General Manager Primary Health Care
General Manager Mental Health Services
Acting General Manager Barkly
Acting Chief Financial Officer
Director Workforce Services
Acting General Manager Alcohol and Other Drugs Services
Director Quality and Safety
Acting Executive Director Medical and Clinical Services
Dr Samuel Goodwin
Executive Director Nursing and Midwifery
Director Allied Health and Aged Care
Acting Director Aboriginal Health Practitioners
Last updated: 17 February 2017