Northern Territory of South Australia
The Medical Officer, Palmerston was appointed by the Governor of South Australia in December 1869. The first Medical Officer was Dr John Stokes Millner. Millner was also the Protector of Aborigines and acted as Government Resident until 1870.
1869 - 1874 Medical Officer, Palmerston
1874 - 1885 Colonial Surgeon for the Northern Territory
1885 - 1916 Medical Officer
1916 - 1928 Department of Public Health
Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George
Created: 17 May 2012, Last modified: 7 August 2013