Our Services

MEDICAL ABORTIONS NOW AVAILABLE AT Family Planning NT. This service is Medicare/bulk billing and no extra cost to you. RING TODAY 89 480144

Family Planning NT currently runs specialist reproductive and sexual health clinics in Darwin and Palmerston. Appointments are with either a specially trained sexual health nurse or doctor dependent upon the client’s needs. To ensure our clinics remain on schedule please ensure you arrive at least 10 minutes before your appointment time. Failure to arrive within 10 minutes from your appointment time will require your appointment to be rescheduled. From JULY 1st 2017 we will be offering Medical Termination of Pregnancy services.

Family Planning is a professional Registered Training Organisation and at times it may be requested that a qualified nurse or doctor who is completing their specialist training in sexual health be involved in a client’s consult under supervision. Please inform the staff member taking your booking if you do not wish to be booked into a training clinic.

Dedicated Pregnancy Option Nurse

FPNT now have a dedicated pregnancy option nurse. If you find yourself unexpectedly pregnant, we can help you think through your options in a non-judgemental and confidential manner. You can either ring for an appointment, drop in during our office hours 9am to 4pm or phone us on 89480144 and press option 2.

Voluntary Membership or Donate

Family Planning NT operates as a voluntary member-based organisation and relies on membership fees or donations to continue operating some of our services. When you next visit FPNT our friendly staff can offer you a membership application form with details about our current fee's OR you can give us a donation which is tax deductible.

Darwin Clinic

Located at:
Unit 2, The Clock Tower
Dick Ward Drive
Coconut Grove NT
Map:   Darwin Family Planning Clinic

Standard Clinics:
Bookings can be made by contacting the Darwin clinic on (08) 8948 0144 between 9am and 4pm weekdays. Available clinic times are between 9am and 4pm Tuesday to Friday but appointments are limited. Bookings are essential for all standard clinics.

Saturday Drop-in Clinic:
This is a specialised clinic offered to all men and women -especially 25years and under- with no appointment necessary.  Clients are required to arrive between 9am and 11am and will be seen on order of arrival. Please note that waiting times for this clinic are variable depending on the number of clients to be seen.

Saturday  9am to 12pm

Client Information Support Services (CISS)
Specialised reproductive and sexual health nurses are available by appointment, phone or drop-in to provide information, advice and support services to clients. While drop-in and phone services are available, appointments are preferred and provide a guarantee of the service being available.

Monday - 1pm to 4 pm
Wednesday - 1pm to 4 pm
Friday - 1pm to 4 pm

Palmerston Clinic

Located at:

PALMERSTON HEALTH PRECINCT, Co-sharing BreastScreen NT venue,
Cnr. Temple Tce & Roystonea Ave
Palmerston NT  (Follow the PINK DOTS)
Map: Palmerston Family Planning Clinic

Standard Clinics:
Bookings can be made for the Palmerston Clinic by phoning Family Planning’s Darwin Clinic between 9am and 4pm weekdays on (08) 8948 0144. Bookings are essential for this clinic.

Wednesday Clinic OPEN 9am to 5pm (every week) and Thursday (every week) - 9am to 3pm

Clinic Test Results – Darwin and Palmerston

Clients undergoing pathology testing either onsite or on referral to a pathology provider are required to contact Family Planning to receive their results. Results are available 8-10 days after testing has been undertaken by phone or drop-in via the CISS Clinic. Phone 89480144 and press option 3.

Monday - 1pm to 4pm
Wednesday - 1pm to 4pm
Friday - 1pm to 4pm


Family Planning NT can arrange for clients attending our clinics to purchase some contraception direct from the clinics. Free condoms are available through all clinics. Offering this service allows clients access to discounted contraceptives as well as removing the need for an additional trip to a pharmacy.


A library exists for all members of Family Planning Welfare Association NT offering free loan of a wide range of books, movies and CD-ROMs on sexual health. The library is located in the reception area of the Darwin Clinic at Coconut Grove.


In addition to the member’s library, Family Planning Welfare Association NT loans education and training resources for those working in the health and education sectors. There are a wide range of resources available including books, publications, movies, CD-ROMs, educational games, contraception kits and training models.

A list of Education Resources is available for purchase or hire. These resources including the order form are available in the General section below.


Family Planning Welfare Association NT as a Registered Training Organisation offers accredited specialist training in sexual health to Doctors, Nurses and Aboriginal Health Workers.

For more information on scheduled training courses please see the Training Courses and Education Section.

Additional Information


Family Planning NT Information
Education Resources 2021
Unplanned Pregnancy Options
The Family Planning privacy policy 2014



Unit 2 The Clock Tower,
Corner Caryota Court & Dickward Drive
Coconut Grove, NT 0810
P:  (08) 8948 0144
F:  (08) 8948 0626

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Palmerston Health Precinct Complex,
3 Gurd Street Farrar NT 0830
(Follow the signs or PINK dots to FP clinic)

Please contact the Darwin Office for bookings.

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