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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Centre for Disease Control - influenza outbreak in the Top End continues

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

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The Best Opportunities in Life – Northern Territory Child and Adolescent Health and Wellbeing Strategic Plan 2018–2028

The Best Opportunities in Life - Child and Adolescent Health and Wellbeing Strategic Plan 2018 -2028 (the Plan) aims to improve health and wellbeing services for young people aged 0-24 years old over the next 10 years.

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Meningococcal vaccine for all 1-19 year olds in the NT – Don’t miss out

Territorians are urged to take advantage of the free meningococcal ACWY vaccine available to all children and young adults aged 1-19 years in the NT.

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Centre for Disease Control - statement regarding influenza outbreak in the Top End

The Department of Health has today advised the public of an influenza outbreak across the Top end of the Northern Territory.