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Masig (Yorke Island) Primary Health Care Centre


Masig (Yorke Island) forms part of the Central Cluster of islands. The population of Yorke Island is approximately 270 people. Other islands in the Central Cluster are Iama (Yam Island), Warraber (Sue Island) and Poruma (Coconut Island) which are close neighbours.

icon The Masig Primary Health Care Centre (PHCC) is managed by a small Primary Health Care team consisting of the Remote Area Nurses, Indigenous health workers and ancillary staff.
icon Allied Health outreach teams (oral health, podiatry, dietician, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, diabetes educator) visit the island regularly and midwives also attend as required for antenatal checks.
icon Financial assistance is available through the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme to eligible patients who need to travel to hospitals for procedures and tests not available locally.
icon Telehealth services are available for linking with other facilities via video-conference for patients.


Postal address: c/- Yorke Island QLD 4875


+61 7 4069 4296


+61 7 4069 4372

Office hours

8.30am - 5pm Monday to Friday

HHS website

Visit Torres and Cape HHS website

Distance to main referring hospitals

Clinics available

  • Dietician
  • Immunisation
  • Visiting specialist services
  • Community health
  • Health promotion
  • School based immunisation programs


Primary Health Outreach programs on Thursday Island provide the following services to Yorke Island:

  • Maternal & child health
  • Social & emotional wellbeing
  • Men's & women's health
  • Midwifery,
  • Environmental health
  • Quality lifestyle consisting of allied health (podiatry, dietician, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, diabetes educator)
  • Specialist renal support
  • Mental health
  • Fly in and fly out GP service

Capital works or recent improvements

As part of the outer islands primary health care centres $17.4 million redevelopment project, Masig's PHCC is complete.  Visit Infrastructure projects web page for a list of projects completed or underway in our region to deliver better healthcare for you.

Last updated: 16 December 2021

Yorke Island Primary Health Care Centre

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