Diabetes Nurse Education Services for Barkly Region

New funding available to address the high rates of
chronic conditions in the Barkly region of the NT.


NT PHN are committed to supporting people to reduce high rates of chronic conditions in the Northern Territory (NT). This tender provides funding for diabetes nurse educators to work with individuals and communities to address the high rates of chronic conditions in the Barkly region of the NT.

NT PHN is seeking applications from diabetes nurse educators to provide a regular visiting diabetes education service to remote community health centres in the Barkly region, including:

  • Elliot
  • Ali Curung
  • Canteen Creek
  • Epenarra
  • Alpurrurulam
  • Tennant Creek GP Clinic

The service will be funded by NT PHN through Medical Outreach Indigenous Chronic Disease Program (MOICDP). The successful applicant will be contracted to deliver the service according to an agreed service plan which outlines the visits for each community. The visits total approximately 75 days or 15 weeks per year. The initial contract length is 6 months with the possibility of an extension beyond June 2024. For more information, please read the Request For Tender (RFT) Guidelines.

Submit an Application

The tender is now open and we are accepting applications. This process is done through Tenderlink, and if you are not currently registered you will need to do so before being able to apply. Please register below.

Industry Briefing

We hosted an industry briefing on 4 October to provide more detail on the tender and an opportunity to ask questions. This briefing was recorded for people who were unable to attend and can be watched below.

Key Dates:

Industry Briefing: 4 October 2023
Tender Opening: 6 October 2023
Tender Closing: 29 October 2023



For more information and enquiries, please contact Procurement at:
Email – procurement@ntphn.org.au
Phone – 08 8982 1003