BreastScreenNT bus

Breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting Australian women.

Early detection of breast cancer can increase survival rates of women across the Northern Territory (NT).

The BreastScreenNT mobile four-wheel drive bus allows women in regional and remote communities to have access to free breast screening services.

To book an appointment call 13 20 50. For a group booking contact Health Promotion on (08) 8922 6448. 

Read more about breast cancer.

Where and when

In 2017, free breast screening services will be available in the following locations.

Screening site 



Residents from these locations are encouraged
to travel to the screening site: 

Darwin City3 to 7 AprilTwo yearly 
Maningrida8 to 11 MayTwo yearlyRamingining 
Nhulunbuy 30 May to 9 JuneTwo yearlyYirrkala, Gunyangara, Dhalinybuy, Ski Beach
Alyangula20 to 29 JuneTwo yearlyAngurugu, Umbakumba, Numbulwar
Galiwinku3 to 6 JulyTwo yearlyDhambala
Katherine24 July to 17 AugustAnnuallyBeswick, Burunga, Mataranka, Timber Creek, Binjari, Yarralin
Jabiru22 to 31 August  Two yearlyOenpelli
Wadeye11 to 21 SeptemberTwo yearlyPeppimenarti, Palumpa
Elliott9 to 12 OctoberTwo yearlyNewcastle Waters, Pamayu
Tennant Creek16 to 19 OctoberAnnuallyAli Curung, Canteen Creek, Avon Downs, Anyinginyi Health, Epenarra
Alice Springs

Eurilpa House clinic, Todd Mall 
24 April to 26 May


18 September to 20 October
 Alice Springs, Amoonguna, Papunya, Laramba, Santa Teresa

Please note that dates may be subject to change due to weather, cultural, logistical or mechanical reasons.

Who should be screened

All women aged 50 to 74 years are encouraged to have a free breast screen every two years.

About breast screening

Read more about breast screening in the NT.

Last updated: 28 November 2017