Share a tale with us!

Share a tale with us!

Join us in Alice Springs for a special conversation about remote dialysis, community-led healthcare and keeping culture strong. As of November 2018, renal dialysis treatments in very remote areas will be funded through a new Medicare Benefits Schedule item. As...
Heading to High Ground

Heading to High Ground

It had been years in the planning. Legendary Australian actor Jack Thompson was ready to head to Kakadu to make a new film called High Ground. But things got complicated when Jack was diagnosed with kidney disease in early 2018. It meant he would now require regular...
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...
Sarah Brown named BOSS True Leader for 2018

Sarah Brown named BOSS True Leader for 2018

Each year the Australian Financial Review names a list of BOSS True Leaders – people who are changing Australia for the better. In 2018, that list included our Purple House CEO Sarah Brown. The acknowledgement follows the announcement of a Medicare item number...
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...
Run, Sweat, Inspire: Zibeon runs for Purple House

Run, Sweat, Inspire: Zibeon runs for Purple House

He’s done it! Zibeon Fielding has successfully completed an ultra-marathon through the APY Lands of South Australia raising over $50,000 for Purple House. It all began in 2016, when the 24 year-old health worker and father from Mimili community, was selected for...