Yarralin is located 380km south-west of Katherine, just off the Buchanan Highway. The health centre is staffed by a health centre coordinator, a doctor, remote area nurses and support staff. It is regularly visited by specialist services and various KWHB program staff.

The local population is about 300 people. The health centre and staff also service the nearby Victoria River Downs station, which can host up to 100 staff members in the high season. The road to Yarralin is unsealed from the highway and can be impassable in the wet season.


Phone the Yarralin Health Centre: (08) 8975 0893
Fax: (08) 8975 0911

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 Yarralin.

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.