News

news /

The rains are continuing and cases of Melioidosis are increasing

Following the recent rains everyone in the Top End, including residents, travellers and visitors, needs to be aware of the risk of contracting the potentially deadly disease, Melioidosis.

news /

Quarantine accommodation provided

The Northern Territory will host approximately 280 Australians who are being evacuated from China.

news /

NT coronavirus update - 27 February 2020

There are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in the NT.

news /

Coronavirus

Australia is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

news /

Rejoice in the rain but be aware of the unseen bacteria that re-surface every wet season

During the last fortnight of heavy rain and strong winds, there have been six cases of Melioidosis reported in the Top End.

news /

The rains have started, be aware of melioidosis

Everyone in the Top End, including residents, travellers and visitors, needs to be aware that recent rains have increased the threat of the potentially deadly disease, Melioidosis.

news /

Mosquito activity to increase following monsoonal rain

Residents along the northern NT coast are encouraged to protect themselves from mosquito bites, with mosquito numbers expected to increase following heavy rainfall and high tides associated with the monsoon.

news /

Influenza Spike in Central Australia

Central Australians are being urged to protect themselves against influenza even though it is late in the flu season.

news /

Don’t let food poisoning ruin your festive fun!

With a host of family gatherings, parties and barbeques with mates and work colleagues over the festive season, it is important to follow food safety tips to avoid your family members, friends or other guests getting food poisoning and ruining Christmas!

news /

Be snake wise!

Snakes are on the move in the NT. While the peak activity period runs from September to April, they are always a danger.