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Wednesday, 17 September 1958
Page: 1368

Mr Nelson (NORTHERN TERRITORY, NORTHERN TERRITORY) n asked the Minister for Health, upon notice -

1.   What is the (a) number and (b) classification of Medical Officers at present on the staff of the hospitals at Darwin, Katherine, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs, respectively? 2.Is the number below the normal strength prescribed for these hospitals?

3.   If so, what additional Medical Officers are required in each case?

Dr DONALD CAMERON (OXLEY, QUEENSLAND) - The answers to the honorable member's questions are as follows: -


An appointment was recently made to the only position which is not occupied, namely, that of Physician Specialist at the Darwin Hospital. It is expected that the successful applicant will take up duty shortly.

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