We deliver health care services to over 6,100 Aboriginal residents of Katherine area communities. An additional 7,000 Aboriginal people who live in over 25 remote Katherine-region communities—representing more than 15 Indigenous language groups—are counted as occasional clients.
As per clause 3.1 of the Wurli-Wurlinjang Aboriginal Corporation Rule Book, the central objective of Wurli-Wurlinjang Aboriginal Corporation (Wurli) is to relieve poverty, sickness, destitution, distress, suffering, misfortune and helplessness of the Aboriginal people of the Katherine Region, particularly in Member Communities.
Therefore, in line with our central objectives, no new clients will be accepted at Wurli-Wurlinjang Health Service unless they fall into one of the following categories:
Wurli will continue to provide health care services to all existing clients, this notification applies as of 25th November 2015.