• Manual Handling

    First Aid Tips Every Workplace Should Know For Manual Handling Injuries

    | 17 Oct 2017

    October is National Work Safety Month which reminds both employers and employees the importance of a safe workplace. The consequences of a hazardous workplace can be drastic, with many Australians left unable to work and some tragically losing their lives from poor workplace health and safety (WHS) each year. As an employer you are obligated […]

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    Restart a Heart Day – Get Involved

    | 11 Oct 2017

    If you’re living in Australia, you’re lucky enough to be receiving high standards of medical care. Many advancements in technology, medication and training have resulted in strong life expectancy and improved odds when it comes to diseases like cancer and even influenza. Despite all these modern developments, when it comes to cardiac arrest the survival […]

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  • St John Ambulance

    Como Gardens, The Basin, Opens For The Final Time This Weekend – Knox Leader

    | 09 Oct 2017

    Modern day philanthropists, Pat and George Hetrel have donated a whopping $500,000 to St John Ambulance, the Knox State Emergency Service and The Basin CFA brigade through their extravagant fundraising events. The couple have invited members of the public to visit, explore and enjoy their extravagant property; Como Gardens, The Basin, with all donations going towards […]

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  • Thunderstorm Asthma

    Pollen Count Melbourne: What Is Thunderstorm Asthma? – Herald Sun

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    Asthma and hay fever sufferers are warned to keep their inhalers at the ready to prepare for possible thunderstorm asthma this spring. Read more about what causes thunderstorm asthma on the Herald Sun.

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  • Workplace Bullying

    The Parallels Between Workplace Bullying And Employee Mental Health

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    In the midst of Mental Health Month it’s important that businesses reflect on their workplace culture and how it is contributing to the psychological status and productivity of employees. According to Heads Up Australia almost half of Australian employees believe their workplace is mentally unhealthy. This is an alarming revelation as psychological health is a […]

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  • CEO Magazine

    How To Lead The Team You Inherit – The CEO Magazine

    | 04 Oct 2017

    In late 2016, St John Ambulance Victoria appointed Gordon Botwright CEO. Gordon speaks to CEO Magazine about how to successfully manage an organisation with a household name that consists of more than 2500 volunteers and 300 employees. Read more from his one on one interview with CEO Magazine.

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  • Anaphylactic Allergy

    Anaphylactic Allergy – The Myths And The Facts

    | 25 Sep 2017

    In this day and age we receive reminders of the severity of allergic diseases on a daily basis. Food allergy warnings are heavily present in places like aeroplanes, schools and hospitality venues. The recent move to highlight the potential of anaphylactic allergy in public places is a great way to raise awareness to the disease […]

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  • Thunderstorm Asthma

    Hayfever Season Is About To Hit Melbourne – Triple M

    | 22 Sep 2017

    Spring is the season many of us long for. The days are longer, the birds are chirping and the sun is shining. The beginning of Spring means those insistent cold, wet rainy days are coming to an end, which is understandably a reason to rejoice for the majority of Victorians who despise our extended winter. But for […]

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  • Thunderstorm Asthma

    Melbourne Warned Of ‘Thunderstorm Asthma’ Outbreak As Conditions Worsen – Pedestrian TV

    | 21 Sep 2017

    Melbournians are urged to keep watch of the weather radar this spring with pollen counts expected to rise and possibly trigger another asthmatic outbreak. For many asthma sufferers it takes extreme exposure to triggers, such as freak thunderstorms, to discover they suffer from the chronic condition. This is a reminder to all that its important […]

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  • Thunderstorm Asthma

    Ambulance Service Issues Thunderstorm Asthma Warning – Bendigo Advertiser

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    In hindsight of last years thunderstorm asthma epidemic across Victoria, St John issues a reminder for the general public to be aware of how to provide asthma First Aid in the case of an emergency. Of the thousands of people who were hospitalised due to thunderstorm asthma on that deadly night in November 2016, 40% had […]

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