Wuchopperen had a purpose-built, dental facility with two fully equipped clinics, a similarly well-equipped mobile dental van, and facilities for a dental technician. But in 2005, it was down to one dentist, one day a week to service their entire community of over 18,000 people. They could not recruit a permanent dentist. At that time […]
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FTG was approached by the Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation (LNAC) to assist in a ‘dental blitz’ in Darwin. The LNAC, through the HEAL program, had mobilised a coalition of interested groups and social forces including St Vincent de Paul and Northern Territory Department of Health, Oral Services (OHSNT). The aim was not specifically to meet […]
The needs of these communities, falling between two state government arrangements are significant and have been well-documented. Word had circulated that FTG had been able to meet some dental needs where they weren’t being met. FTG received an invitation to assist that community with dental services and to go and visit the community and start […]
This service had heard of FTG when it carried out earlier work with the Larrakia nation in Darwin but Danilla Dilba had not been involved in that process. There were some internal difficulties in the service and new staff and a new board had come into the service. During this time though funding was cut […]
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