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

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 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.