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Posted on 05 August 2020

Hotspots COVID-19 - Pre-Travel Requirements

Hotspots COVID-19 - Pre-Travel Requirements

Hotspots Covid-19Interstate Hotspots - Pre-Travel requirements for travellersAll people travelling to the Northern Territory must complete the border entry form.If you are intending to travel to the Northern Territory from an identified coronavirus hotspot you are advised to cancel your plans. Likewise…

Posted on 04 August 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - NT data at a glance

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - NT data at a glance

The Department of Health and Human Services (DOH) is asking all Australians to stay informed and to watch out for signs and symptoms of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).Current NT statusNorthern Territory has three (3) confirmed active case of novel coronavirus. Thirty-one (31)* cases have recovered.  26,014…

Posted on 15 July 2020

Commonwealth Chief Allied Health Officer Appointed

Commonwealth Chief Allied Health Officer Appointed

HPANT welcomes the appointment of Australia’s first dedicated Chief Allied Health Officer, Dr Anne-marie Boxall, as announced by the Department of Health on 9th July. Dr Boxall will help support the Australian Government’s Primary Health Care 10-Year Plan, health workforce reforms and the Stronger Rural…

Posted on 03 July 2020

New National Rural Health Commissioner appointed

New National Rural Health Commissioner appointed

HPANT welcomes the announcement from Department of Health on the appointment of a new National Rural Health Commissioner. The Office of the National Rural Health Commissioner was recently extended and expanded, and Associate Professor Ruth Stewart has now been appointed as the new Commissioner. Associate…

Posted on 30 April 2020

Territory's COVID-19 Roadmap

Territory's COVID-19 Roadmap

The Chief Minister has announced the 'Territory’s Roadmap to our New Normal'.To be clear: The 1.5m social distancing guidelines will continue to apply to all venues, businesses and everyday practice. These restrictions are not being removed.As COVID-19 restriction gradually relax, business…