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Stronger Futures in the – Northern Territory (NT) – Dental Program
What it doesThe Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory was introduced in 2012-13. This package includes a $713 million investment over 10 years to improve the health and wellbeing of up to 65,000 Aboriginal Australians across the NT.
The Stronger Futures dental health programme has a focus on prevention through clinical service provision, application of fluoride varnish and application of fissure sealant. Activity under the dental health programme is targeted to children living in the NT, less than 16 years of age.
Health professionals interested in working in the NT are recommended to register with the Remote Area Health Corp.