Outside JCU Community Networks

A list of some information about options for indigenous community support services for accommodation, health, legal and cultural centre contact details can be found below.

Community support services

Cairns

Health

Wuchopperen Health Services:

  • Address: 13 Moignard Street, Manoora:
  • For medical appointments, phone 4080 1000
  • For dental appointments, phone 4080 1002

Community Health Clinics:

  • 8 Aplin Street, Cairns, phone 4050 3500
  • 16 Danbulan Street, Smithfield, phone Other4038 9900 – dental clinic also

Health services:

  • 24 Hour Medical Centre – open every day of the year, bulk bill Medicare card holders
    phone 4052 1119, Cnr Grafton & Florence Streets, Cairns
  • The Doctors – bulk bill concession card holders and children under 16
    phone 4044 0444, 318 Mulgrave Road, Cairns
  • Cairns Central Medical Centre – open 7 days
    phone 4031 3717, 1st floor, Cairns Central Shopping Centre, McLeod Street
  • Community Dental Health Service
    Cairns Base Hospital, The Esplanade, phone 4050 8711
  • Westcourt Community Health (child health), phone 4052 9333
  • Child Development Unit, phone 4052 9323

Mackay

Mount Isa

Thursday Island

Townsville

Health

  • Townsville Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation for Health Services, phone 4759 4000, 57-59 Gorden Street, Garbutt (dental, physiotherapist, doctor, social worker, mental health worker, mums and babies)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Program, referral service providing information on where you can find health specialists (dietician, podiatrist etc), phone 4799 9500 and ask for ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Program’
  • UniHealth Medical Centre, within the Hospital precinct, phone 4759 6300
  • Health Link Family Medical Centre, open 7 days a week, bulk billing, phone 4773 3933
    533 Ross River Road, Cranbrook
  • Upper Ross Medical Centre, bulk billing, phone 4774 0299, after hours 1300 552 252
    1199 Riverway Drive, Rasmussen