The Minister and Department of Health are responsible for administering the areas of government relating to:

  • social welfare
  • hospitals and medical services
  • human quarantine
  • community grants for health related organisations 
  • food standards
  • alcohol and other drug dependence
  • aged and disability services
  • children's services
  • mental health services.

The minister also has responsibility for the following legislation.

To view all acts and regulations go to the NT Government Legislation website and open the sections for Department of Health:

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Last updated: 28 November 2017