Uluru, Kakadu National Park, Katherine Gorge, Macdonell Ranges. We can only be talking about one state; the incredible natural wonders of Australia’s magnificent Northern Territory. Comprised of geography to thrill and astound you from the world’s most famous piece of rock, aka Uluru to sandstone plateaus with plunging waterfalls and monsoonal river systems, this land is as rich in beauty as it is in culture. Aboriginal people have lived in the Northern Territory for over 50,000 years and have a potent connection to their land and traditions.
Darwin the state’s capital is a true melting pot of cultures as it is home to people from over 70 nationalities and ethnic backgrounds. A true tropical city, Darwin enjoys two seasons; hot and wet and hot and dry! Alice Springs, located close to the geographical heart of Australia, is a virtual oasis surrounded by a red sand sea the size of Europe. This famous and rather quirky outback town is full of the history and heritage of outback explorers and provides a rare opportunity for a doctor to live and work in a modern town on the edge of a desert park.
The Northern Territory has five major hospitals throughout the state with the Royal Darwin Hospital also recognised as Australia's National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre. The state’s medical services are strongly supported by the Aerial Medical Service and Royal Flying Doctors for residents in remote and rural areas as well oil and gas companies in the Timor Sea.
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