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Defence Health

Regional Health Services

Northern QLD (JHU-NQ)


Cairns Health Centre (CNSHC)

About CNSHC

HMAS Cairns is located on the northern shore of Trinity Inlet and close to the central business district of Cairns.

Services Offered

CNSHC provides the following services:

  • Medical;
  • Dental;
  • Physiotherapy;
  • Pharmacy;
  • Rehabilitation; and
  • Psychology.

Contact Us
Contact Number
Emergencies 000
Enquiries / Appointments 07 4042 0216
Dental Appointments 07 4042 0026
Medicals 07 4042 0219
Mental Health & Psychology 07 4042 0216
Porton Clinic (Edmonton) 07 4045 9368
After Hours 1800 IM SICK
Hours of Operation
Area Days Hours
Standard Hours Monday - Thursday 0730-1545
Standard Hours Friday 0730-1300
Sick Parade Monday - Friday 0730-0900

Lavarack Health Centre (LHC)

About LHC

Lavarack Health Centre is located on Lavarack Barracks in Townsville, and provides care for dependents in the Area of Operations and comprehensive medical and dental support to the North Queensland region.

Services Offered

Lavarack Health Centre provides the following services:

  • Outpatients;
  • Inpatients;
  • Physiotherapy;
  • Pharmacy;
  • Mental Health;
  • Psychology; and
  • Dental.

Contact Us
Contact Number
Emergencies 000
Emergency Advice / LHC PCU 07 4411 5262
Front Desk Admin HUB 07 4411 7112
Dental 07 4411 7165
Pharmacy 07 4411 7589
Physiotherapy 07 4411 7112
Mental Health & Psychology 07 4411 2045 or 07 4411 7151
Lavarack East Clinic 07 4411 7407
Tully Clinic 07 4043 9206
After Hours 1800 IM SICK
Hours of Operation
Area Days Hours
PCU / Hospital 24hrs
Lavarack Health Centre Monday - Friday 0730-1630
Pharmacy Monday - Friday 0730-1630
Physiotherapy Monday - Friday 0730-1600
Dental Monday - Friday 0730-1600
Dental Sick Parade Monday - Friday 0745-0900
Lavarack East Clinic (LEC) Monday - Friday 0730-1600
LEC Sick Parade Monday - Friday 0730-0900
LEC Vaccination Parade Monday - Tuesday 0730-0900
Hours of Operation
Area Days Hours
LEC Vaccination Parade Monday - Tuesday 1330-1430

Lavarack East Clinic

BLD 1020, Lavarack Barracks, University Drive, Townsville QLD 4813


Porton Clinic

CNR Swallow Road and Hargreaves, Edmonton, QLD 4869


Townsville Health Centre (THC)

About THC

Townsville Health Centre delivers Garrison health support to ADF RAAF Base Townsville, visiting exercise and international members. RAAF Townsville is known as a mounting base for pre-deployments and provides responsive operational support under JHC command.

Services Offered

Townsville Health Centre provides the following services:

  • Medical;
  • Dental;
  • Dental Hygienist;
  • Physiotherapy;
  • Pharmacy;
  • Health Promotion Program;
  • Audiometry Testing;
  • ADF Rehabilitation Services;
  • Airfield, Cyclone and Disaster Response; and
  • Aeromedical Evacuation.

Contact Us
Contact Number
Emergencies 000
Medical Orderly Room 07 4752 1410
Duty Officer 0409 079 013
Pharmacy 07 4752 1412
Physiotherapy 07 4752 1410
Dental 07 4752 1410
After Hours 1800 IM SICK / LHC PCU 07 44115262
Hours of Operation
Area Days Hours
Stand-to Hours Monday - Thursday 0730-1630
Stand-to Hours Friday 0730-1430
Sick Parade Monday - Friday 0730-0900
Dental Monday - Thursday 0730-1600
Dental Friday 0730-1230
Dental Sick Parade Monday - Friday 0730
Pharmacy Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (closed from 1130-1230 for lunch) 0730-1130 / 1430
Pharmacy Wednesday 0730-1130

Tully Clinic

Tully Training Area, Tully Cardstone Road, QLD 4854