General Practitioner - Numbulwar community

Northern NT

15 May 2023 - 28 Jul 2023


General Practice

  • GP based in the community of Numbulwar at the mouth of the Rose River on the western coast of the Gulf of Carpentaria, adjacent to the extreme SW coast of Groote Eylandt. Numbulwar is approximately 400 km east of Katherine by air, 790 km south east of Darwin and 250 km south of Nhulunbuy. Dry season access through Roper River and Ngukurr, sealed airstrip via air. Population approximately 700.
  • Work is undertaken in a multi-disciplinary team delivering clinical and public health services to the residents of the Numbulwar community and surrounding outstations. There are 2 medical doctors (FIFO) already working in Numbulwar and these Drs work individually on separate days of the week. Clinical support is provided by the Aerial Medical Service telephone consultations and medical retrievals. Katherine District Hospital is the regional hospital and provides tertiary care.
  • Hours are from 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday. On call - a Nurse on call responds to any call outs and contacts the doctor if advised by the RMP on call from Darwin. This is a 1 GP post.


A Northern NT hospital requires a Specialist in General Practice from 15/05/2023 to 28/07/2023.

For further information about this job, please contact Roxi Bruton on 1300 900 100.

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