Department of the Legislative Assembly

Health Services in Territory Growth Towns


11th Assembly


111. Health Services in Territory Growth Towns

Mr Giles to MINISTER for Health

    In relation to the delivery of health services to Northern Territory Growth Towns:

    For each of the identified growth towns of Maningrida, Wadeye, Borroloola, Galiwinku, Nguiu, Gunbalanya, Milingimbi, Ngukurr, Numbulwar, Angurugu/Umbakumba, Gapuwiyak, Yuendumu, Yirrkala, Lajamanu, Daguragu/Kalkarindji, Ramingining, Hermannsburg, Papunya, Elliott and Ali Curung -

    1. What planning has been put in place to answer the needs of the proposed growth towns in each of the following areas;
        (a) community and Civic Facilities;
        (b) health, aged care and disability facilities; and
        (c) recreation and sporting facilities.

    2. For each town;
        (a) what health services are currently provided, in terms of personnel permanently based and facilities available;

        (b) what visiting health services are available, and on what frequency; and

        (c) what is the current expenditure on government provided health services.


Answered on 28/05/2010

Health Services in Territory Growth Towns


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