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 8922 6448. 

Where and when

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

Screening site 

 Dates

Scheduled

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

Darwin City3 - 7 AprilTwo yearly 
Maningrida8 - 11 MayTwo yearlyRamingining 
Nhulunbuy 30 May - 9 JuneTwo yearlyYirrkala, Gunyangara, Dhalinybuy, Ski Beach
Alyangula13 - 22 JuneTwo yearlyAngurugu, Umbakumba, Numbulwar
Galiwinku26 - 30 JuneTwo yearlyDhambala
Katherine17 July - 11 AugustAnnuallyBeswick, Burunga, Mataranka, Timber Creek, Binjari, Yarralin
Jabiru21 - 31 August  Two yearlyOenpelli
Wadeye11 - 21 SeptemberTwo yearlyPeppimenarti, Palumpa
Elliott9 - 12 OctoberTwo yearlyNewcastle Waters, Pamayu
Tennant Creek16 - 19 OctoberAnnuallyAli Curung, Canteen Creek, Avon Downs, Anyinginyi Health, Epenarra
Alice Springs

Location:
Eurilpa House clinic, Todd Mall 
24 April - 26 May

and

18 September - 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. BreastScreenNT apologises for any inconvenience.

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 information about breast screening in the NT.

Last updated: 21 April 2017