Health worker Jillian Kantawarra is concerned for her community if the health clinic is closed. Critically injured Territorians will be forced to drive up to 4.5 hours to reach emergency medical treatment if the NT Government pushes ahead with plans to shut at least four health clinics in remote Indigenous communities. Independent Member for Stuart Scott McConnell is calling on the NT Government to keep the four clinics open Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation NT and the affected communities were not consulted over the decision NT Health Minister Natasha Fyles said all four would re-open in early 2020, but had no exact date Central Australia Health Service will close clinics in Alcoota, Epenarra, Haasts Bluff and Yuelamu— with a combined population of about 770 — from mid-December. The Yuelamu Health Centre will remain shut for three weeks and the remainder are keeping their doors closed for an indefinite period […]