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Health eTowns is a project that aims to deliver improvements in health and education in remote towns in the Northern Territory (NT) and Western Australia (WA). The project will service 47 remote towns in the NT, and six East Kimberley towns in WA with a predominantly Indigenous population.
These services include:
Health eTowns is funded by the Federal Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy under the Digital regions initiative National partnership agreement. The NT Department of Health, in partnership with the NT Department of Education and Training and NT Department of Business and Employment, will administer the project.
The Digital regions initiative is a $60 million initiative which will co-fund innovative digital enablement projects with state, territory and local governments over four years. The initiative takes a collaborative approach to improve the delivery of education, health and/or emergency services in regional, rural and remote Australian communities.
Abstract adapted from Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Digital regions initiative
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