Timber Creek

Timber Creek is located approximately 300km west of Katherine along the Victoria Highway. The township is a service centre for several Aboriginal communities and outstations. It also attracts tourists travelling between Katherine and the Western Australian border. The health centre is staffed by a health centre coordinator, doctor, remote area nurses and support staff. It is regularly visited by specialist services and various KWHB program staff.

The centre services a resident population of approximately 500 people in the Timber Creek region including nearby outstations.


Phone the Timber Creek Health Centre: (08) 8975 0727
Fax: (08) 8975 0748

Health Centre Opening Hours

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

Visit the Bushtel community profile for Timber Creek.

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.