Contact Miwatj Health

Our service locations:

  • Nhulunbuy Clinic (phone 08 8939 1999; fax 08 8987 3355)
  • Galiwin’ku Health Centre, Elcho Island (phone 08 8970 5800; fax 08 8970 9292)
  • Ngalkanbuy Wellbeing Centre, Elcho Island (phone 08 8970 5700; fax 08 8987 9061)
  • Yirrkala Clinic (phone 08 8987 2650; fax 08 8987 3470)
  • Gunyangara Clinic, also known as Marngarr or Ski Beach (phone 08 8987 3800; fax 08 8987 3271)
  • Malmaldharra Clinic, Yurrwi (phone 08 8987 9903; fax 08 8987 9940)

Inquiries about general matters may be emailed to:

Inquiries specifically about employment matters may be emailed to: (please refer also to the employment section of this website)

Correspondence about all general matters should be sent to our mail address:

Executive Secretary
PO Box 519
Nhulunbuy NT 0881

The Head Office of Miwatj Health is situated at:

1424 Arnhem Road, Nhulunbuy NT 0880
Phone (08) 8939 1900
Fax (08) 8987 1670



Indigenous Health Links World Health Organisation Aboriginal Medical Services Northern Territory Katherine West health board Aboriginal Corporation Australian Human Rights Commission Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing Menzies School of Health Research Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet Tobacco Control Supersite Aboriginal Resource Development Services Inc. Darwin

Local Links North East Arnhem Land management organisation Northern Land Council Buku Larrangay Mulka Art Centre at Yirrkala The annual Garma Festival of Traditional Culture Yolngu studies at Charles Darwin University Weaving tours to Mapuru Lirrwi tourism

Further Reading

  • John Cawte, Healers of Arnhem Land, JB Books, 1996.
  • S. Couzos and R. Murray, Aboriginal Primary Health Care: An Evidence-Based Guide, Oxford University Press, most recent edition.
  • Howard Morphy, Ancestral Connections, Art and an Aboriginal System of Knowledge, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1991.
  • Janice Reid, Sorcerers and Healing Spirits Continuity and Change in an Aboriginal Medical System, Australian National University Press, Canberra, 1983.
  • Nancy M Williams, The Yolngu and Their Land. A System of Land Tenure and the Fight for its Recognition, Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, Canberra, 1986.
  • Nancy M Williams, Two Laws: Managing Disputes in a Contemporary Aboriginal Community, Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, Canberra, 1987.
  • Richard Trudgeon. Why Warriors Lay Down and Die, Aboriginal Resource Development Services Inc. Darwin
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