The Kalpa Purru Wirranjarlki — Public Health team deliver preventative and educational programs across a broad spectrum of health areas.
Through raising awareness of health issues people of the Barkly Region can gain control over their own health.
Our approach is to “make the healthy choice the easy choice” by protecting, maintaining and improving the health standards of the population through health education, raising awareness, conducting research and encouraging a healthy lifestyle.
We focus on:
- health promotion
- eye health
- trachoma elimination
- tackling Indigenous smoking
- Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
- skin health
- youth health
- women’s and men’s health
- chronic disease
- data and research collation
- STI education
- addressing any specific public health issues as they arise.
The Public Health team work in partnership with other Anyinginyi services as well as external agencies in the Barkly Region and beyond. Our health initiatives are community driven to improve the overall health standards.
Monday — Friday
8am — 4:30pm
68 Schmidt Street, Tennant Creek, NT 0860
Tel: (08) 8962 2633