Lajamanu is located approximately 560km south west of Katherine, and 115km south of Kalkarindji on an unsealed road. The health centre is staffed by a health centre coordinator, a permanent doctor, remote area nurses and support workers. It is regularly visited by specialist services and various KWHB program staff.

The centre services a population of approximately 800 people.


Phone the Lajamanu Health Centre: (08) 8975 1500
Fax: (08) 8975 0903

Health Centre Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday: 8:30am – 4:00pm
Friday: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Appointments and home visits

Clients are seen on a ‘walk in’ basis- the health centre does not make set appointments.

Home visits are offered to people who require them. Where a home visit is requested the health centre team will endeavour to provide this service.

After Hours Care

The health centre offers 24 hours acute and emergency care if required. To contact the health centre after hours for emergency assistance, call the health centre number or 000.

Visit the Bushtel community profile for Lajamanu.

Important information for patients

  • Patients are bulk-billed with a current medicare card.
  • Patient health information/electronic medical record is held at an off-site interstate location, and managed as per current health care privacy guidelines.
  • If you would like to leave feedback, or a have a complaint about the health service, please see your local community board member, discuss with Health Centre Coordinator, or complete the feedback form found in the waiting room.