Purple House holds its first conference Share a Tale

Purple House holds its first conference Share a Tale

In April 2019, Purple House held its first-ever conference, Share a Tale at the Alice Springs Convention Centre in Alice Springs. More than 50 delegates joined us from around Australia for this special conversation about remote dialysis, community-led healthcare and...
The Purple Truck on Australian Story!

The Purple Truck on Australian Story!

The Purple Truck was featured on ABC Television’s Australian Story on Monday 18 February 2019, alongside legendary Australian actor Jack Thompson.The program tells the story of Jack coming to terms with his diagnosis of kidney disease in early 2018. It meant he...
Purple House wins NT Telstra Business Award

Purple House wins NT Telstra Business Award

Purple House is the 2018 NT Telstra Business of the Year as announced at a ceremony in Darwin in August. Recognised for being a strong Indigenous-run and controlled organisation, Purple House provides dialysis in 14 remote clinics as well as the Purple Truck, a mobile...
The mysterious case of the appearing Namatjiras

The mysterious case of the appearing Namatjiras

When the Purple House was donated a rare Albert Namatjira painting in December 2017, we assumed it would be a once-in-a-lifetime moment. The painting by the famous Central Australian watercolour artist was donated by Ngurratjuta Aboriginal Corporation to fund a salary...
Remote dialysis funded by Medicare

Remote dialysis funded by Medicare

Remote dialysis will be funded by Medicare from November 2018, through a new Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item number. The funding, which was announced as part of in the 2018 Federal Budget, means that Medicare will, for the first time, cover $590 of each dialysis...