News

news /

Precautionary advice for drinking water (Boil water alert)

ADVICE No. 1,  Borroloola, Groote Eylandt, Ngukurr and Numbulwar

news /

Further measles cases in Darwin

The outbreak of measles that began in mid-February has increased to eight cases. A further four cases have been confirmed in the past two days in the Darwin area.

news /

Measles alert

Territorians are being warned to be alert for measles and get immunised if required, following confirmation of two cases of this highly contagious disease in Darwin.

news /

Kunjin virus warning for Top End

Residents and visitors in the Top End are being urged to take precautions to protect themselves against mosquitoes, with potential Kunjin virus activity detected in the East Arnhem and Darwin regions.

news /

Tobacco Control Act amendments

Learn about the Tobacco Control Act amendments, including the sale and promotion of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), heat-not-burn and all other devices (including their accessories) like those used for vaping.

news /

2019 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners Scholarships - NOW OPEN

Applications for the 2019 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners Scholarships are now open.

news /

Have your say!

Community consultation is now taking place across the Territory, giving you the opportunity to help shape the principles, vision and key focus areas for the Northern Territory’s Mental Health Strategic Plan and Suicide Prevention Plan.

news /

Trauma Centre doctor awarded Exercise Scientist of the Year

Researcher Dr Matt Brearley, from the National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre (NCCTRC), has been recognised as the Accredited Exercise Scientist of the Year for his outstanding work in the field of thermal physiology.

news /

Meningococcal death - Darwin

Territorians are being urged to vaccinate against meningococcal disease, following the death of a woman in Darwin on New Year’s Day.

news /

Don’t get sick for Christmas – flu continues in Top End

The seasonal influenza outbreak across the Top End of the Northern Territory is continuing.