Syphilis Enhanced Response Program

Syphilis Enhanced Response Program (SER)


The Syphilis Enhanced Response (SER) Program aims to address the current NT-wide syphilis outbreak while reducing rates of all sexually transmissible Infections (STIs) in the Katherine Region.

The SER Team utilise syphilis point of care testing for the prompt return of test results allowing the team to immediately commence treatment and assist with contact tracing accordingly. The SER team also delivers a range of health promotion and preventative activities by working with key stakeholders and providing outreach services to communities within the Katherine vicinity.

The SER Program is staffed by a Coordinator, a female and male RAHP and two Community Engagement Support Officers. They maintain a confidential and cultually appropriate approach to their service delivery.

What to see us for:

First point: If you, your partner, family member or friend feel you would like to know more about sexually transmittible infections, in particular the effects and treatment of syphilis.

Second point: If you, your partner, family member or friend feel you would like to get tested for syphilis and/or other sexually transmitted infections



Our Syphilis Enhanced Response Program is funded by the Commonwealth Government under the Indigenous Australian’s Health Program.

Syphilis Enhanced Response Program Operating Hours

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays:  8:30am to 4:30pm

Wednesdays: 8:30 am to 11:30am

How to contact us

Phone 8972 9312 to speak to a SER program staff member

How to see us

Contact a SER staff member on 89729312 so they can arrange to meet with you or arrange a consult with you at our Main Clinic. You can also advise any of the clinicians/reception staff at any of the Wurli clinics that you would like to see one of the SER staff members.

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We are located at: (however we cannot conduct clinical consults at this location)