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Defence Health

Regional Health Services

NT & SA (JHU-CA)


Darwin Health Centre (DARHC)

About DARHC

The Health facility at RAAF Base Darwin combines Medical, Dental and Environmental Health support into one building and offers the complete range of services normally offered by separate operations.

Note: Sick parade is intended for members suffering from an acute illness or injury experienced within the previous 24 - 48 hours.

Members who are not shift workers or exercise personnel, but have immediate medical issues may present in afternoon sick parade however lengthy delays for non-urgent matters may occur. Members requiring BMI clearances, repeat prescriptions & care for ongoing medical conditions are required to make an MO appointment.

Members organising a CPHE (5 yearly medical) require an MO appointment for sign-off.

Contact Us
Contact Number
Emergencies 000
Reception / Appointments 08 8923 5447 / 5380
Dental 08 8923 5456 / 5029
Pharmacy 08 8923 5450
Physiotherapy 08 8923 5452
Rehabilitation 08 8923 5547 / 8952
After Hours 1800 IM SICK

Medical Services

  • Doctors provide preventative care for all Service personnel including performance of minor operations, specialist and rehabilitation referrals, medical employment category reviews.
  • Outpatients Department for sick parade, minor operations, vaccination parade, pre-deployment medicals, driver training examinations, pathology collection.
  • Pharmacy for dispensing of pharmaceuticals, preparation and resupply of unit/section first aid kits.
  • Physiotherapy provides rehabilitation therapy for personnel recovering from surgery and minor injuries.
  • Health Promotions for annual , specialist and comprehensive health assessments, pre and post deployment medical preliminaries, 'weight busters' program.

Dental Services

  • Dentist provides general dental services including annual assessments, preventative services, mouthguards and specialist referrals if required.
  • Hygienist provides cleaning and hygiene services.
  • Specialist Dental Services are provided on occasion with visiting RAAFSR personnel.

Environmental Health

  • Public Health: incorporating surveillance and education.
  • Industrial Hygiene: covering work place inspections and Personal Protective Equipment approvals
  • Emergency Response: provide advice and monitor response process.
  • Deployable Environment: provide health advice and education relative to the deployment area.
Hours of Operation
Type Days Times
Health Centre Monday - Thursday 0800-1200 and 1300-1600
Health Centre Friday 0800-1200 and 1300-1400
Medical Sick Parade Monday - Thursday 0800-1000
Medical Sick Parade Friday 0900-1000
Dental Sick Parade By appointment Mon-Thurs 1115-1200
Outpatient Services
Days Times Details
Monday - Thursday 0800-1000 Fasting Bloods
Friday 0900-1000 Fasting Bloods
Monday - Friday 1030-1145 Non-Fasting Bloods / Wound Dressings / Immunisations
Monday - Thursday 1300-1530 Pre-deployments / Course Clearances / Immunisations

Larrakeyah Health Centre (LARHC)

About LARHC

Larrakeyah Health Centre is located on Larrakeyah Barracks in Winnellie (NT) and provides services including Outpatients, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy and general medical administration.

Services Offered

Larrakeyah Health Centre provides the following services:

  • Sick Parade;
  • Outpatient Services;
  • Dental Services;
  • Specialist Appointments; and
  • Physiotherapy.
(The Dental Officer is available for appointments at Coonawarra Dental Centre based at Defence Establishment Berrimah.)

Contact Us
Contact Number
Emergencies 000
Reception / Appointments 08 8935 5233
Dental 08 8935 4255
Pharmacy 08 8935 5562
Physiotherapy 08 8935 5630
After Hours 1800 IM SICK
Hours of Operation
Type Days Times
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 0730-1600
Medical Sick Parade Monday - Friday 0730-0830 / 1300-1330
Dental Monday - Thursday 07301600
Dental Friday 0730-1200
Pharmacy Monday - Friday 0730-1600
Physiotherapy Monday - Friday 0800-1500

Robertson Health Centre (ROBHC)

About ROBHC

Robertson Health Centre is located on Robertson Barracks near Darwin and conducts the Robertson South, Robertson North and Robertson Central Clinics.

Sick Parade - no appointment necessary - situations requiring immediate attention only.

Manunda Ward will be open for urgent situations when the outpatients department is closed.

Contact Us
Contact Number
Emergencies 000
Outpatients 08 8925 2723 / 4
Manunda Ward 08 8925 3887
Pharmacy 08 8925 2730
Physiotherapy 08 8925 2735
After Hours 1800 IM SICK

If our resident pharmacist is unavailable, prescriptions may only be filled at civilian pharmacies for urgent requirements. Staff at ROBHC will advise the nearest participating pharmacy to use and provide appropriate referral & authorisation.

Outpatient Hours
Days Sick Parade Times Appointments
Monday 0730-1030 1030-1600
Tuesday 0730-0930 0930-1600
Wednesday 0730-0930 0930-1600
Thursday 0730-0930 0930-1600
Friday 0730-0930 0930-1600
Saturday 09001100 Manunda Ward Nil appointments on weekends
Sunday 09001100 Manunda Ward Nil appointments on weekends
Mununda Ward
Area Days Open Hours Sick Parade
Manunda Ward Monday - Friday 24 hours Refer to Outpatients
Manunda Ward Saturday - Sunday 24 hours 0900 - 1100
Physiotherapy Monday - Friday 0740-1230 & 1330-1600
Physiotherapy Saturday - Sunday Closed
Pharmacy Monday - Friday 0740-1230 & 1330-1600
Pharmacy Saturday - Sunday Closed

Tindal Health Centre (TDLHC)

About TDLHC

Tindal Health Centre provides primary Medical and Dental care to units at RAAF Base Tindal (NT) and comprises a ten bed day stay inpatient facility, and outpatient care support to aviation operations and transit population.

Services Offered

Tindal Health Centre provides the following services:

  • Medical and Dental Sick Parade;
  • Outpatient Services;
  • Dental Services;
  • Health Promotions Program;
  • Physiotherapy;
  • Pharmacy;
  • Visiting Specialist Services; and
  • Coordination of access to specialist care not available in Katherine.

Contact Us
Contact Number
Emergencies 000
Outpatients 08 8973 6108
Dental Appointments/Enquiries 08 8973 6113
Pharmacy 08 8973 7001
Physiotherapy 08 8973 7916
After Hours 1800 IM SICK
Hours of Operation
Day Standard Hours Sick Parade Needle Parade Appointments
Monday: 0730-1630 0730-1000 1300-1500 1000-1500
Tuesday: 0730-1630 0730-1000 1300-1500 1000-1500
Wednesday: 0730-1630 0730-1000 1000-1500
Thursday: 0730-1630 0730-1000 1300-1500 1000-1500
Friday: 0730-1430 0900-1000 1000-1430

Edinburgh Health Centre (EDNHC)

About EDNHC

Medical and Dental services at RAAF Base Edinburgh in Salisbury (SA) are located on McNamara Drive, in close proximity to the main gate. Edinburgh Health Centre also conducts the Keswick and Woodside Clinics.

Services Offered

Health Services provided at Edinburgh include:

  • a 22-bed Inpatient facility (staffed 24 hours 7 days per week)
  • Outpatient
  • Dental
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Psychology
  • Regional Mental Health Team
  • Rehabilitation
  • Physiotherapy
  • Environmental Health services

Specialist clinics include:

  • Minor Surgical
  • Podiatry

Contact Us
Contact Number
Emergencies 000
Reception / Appointments 08 7383 2424
Dental Appointments 08 7383 2330
Pharmacy 08 7383 2439
Keswick Clinic 08 8305 6290
Woodside Clinic 08 8389 0269 / 0241
After Hours 1800 IM SICK
Outpatient Hours
Area Days Times
Sick Parades - Outpatients Monday - Thursday 0730-0930
Sick Parades - Outpatients Friday 0730-0900
Sick Parades - Ward Saturday - Sunday 1000-1130
Sick Parades - Ward Public Holidays 1000-1130
Dental Monday - Thursday 0800-1600
Dental Friday 0800-1400
Dental Lunch (closed) 1200-1230

Keswick Clinic

Keswick Barracks
Anzac Highway
Keswick


Woodside Clinic

Building A0104
Woodside Barracks
Nairne Road
Woodside SA 5244