• Let’s Have A Cuppa – Castlemaine Mail

    | 23 Mar 2018

    Ken McDouggal, a long-term St John Ambulance (Victoria) volunteer, was recently named Mount Alexander Senior Citizen of the year. After completing a First Aid course with St John, Ken was prompted to commence a 50 year journey volunteering with the heritage brand. To learn more about Ken’s volunteer career with St John Ambulance (Victoria) read […]

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  • Hey Mum, This Is How You Do It – Herald Sun

    | 16 Mar 2018

    In a bid to bridge the gap and strengthen community resilience, St John Ambulance (VIC) has partnered with Chadstone and will be providing free CPR lessons to the public over a ten day period, commencing Monday 12th March 2018. The appeal is led by Alex Pendlebury; mother, health coach and wife to Collingwood Captain Scott […]

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  • Only One In Five Australians Confident In First Aid – Australiasian Leisure Management

    | 15 Mar 2018

    A recent study commissioned by St John Ambulance (Victoria) revealed that less than 20 per cent of Victorians are confident to respond in a First Aid emergency. Research conducted by the not-for-profit has also found almost half of Victorians have never been trained in First Aid and are therefore unlikely to have the ability to […]

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  • A New Chapter To Save Lives – Shepparton News

    | 13 Mar 2018

    Primary School Students at Sirius College, Shepparton, recently learnt how to identify danger, apply a bandage and provide CPR at a St John VIC First Aid in Schools visit. The visit is one of many Primary Schools visits scheduled across Victoria in St John Ambulance VIC’s bid to train 200,000 children in First Aid in […]

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  • Research Reveals Low Confidence In First Aid – Gippsland Times & Maffra Spectator


    Carlton Vice-Captain Kade Simpson is leading the campaign with St John Ambulance (Victoria) to have more members of the public First Aid trained. See more in the article below from the Gippsland Times and Maffra Spectator.

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  • Vital Skills – Benalla Ensign

    | 08 Mar 2018

    Local students were one step closer to becoming real-life superheroes when St John Ambulance brought its first aid program to St Joseph’s Primary School recently. Delivered by professional trainers, the program focused on providing the foundational tools to prepare children to respond in a health emergency. The visit was one of many scheduled across Victoria […]

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  • Kids’ Health Emergencies – Wangaratta Chronicle

    | 26 Feb 2018

    Appin Park Primary School students received aged appropriate First Aid lessons thanks to a visit from the St John Ambulance Victoria First Aid in Schools Program. First Aid in Schools is specifically designed to strengthen community resilience and ensure children are confident and capable to respond in an emergency. Read more in this article from […]

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  • It’s Never Too Early To Learn Vital Skills – The Courier

    | 22 Feb 2018

    The children at St Alipus Parish Primary School thoroughly enjoyed their St John Ambulance VIC First Aid in Schools visit, with the bandaging application a leading highlight amongst students. Students learnt the importance of checking for danger, patient response, dialling 000 and being able to provide accurate information on where the incident occurred, enabling them […]

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  • CPR Lab Roadshow Comes To Town – The Standard


    St John Ambulance Victoria launches CPR Lab 2018 Rural Roadshow, first stop Warrnambool. St John Ambulance (VIC) CPR Lab is a community program focused on strengthening community resilience through interactive and innovative CPR lessons, providing the public with the confidence and skills to save a life in an emergency. A 2016 Victorian State Government report, […]

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  • Transport Fix For Elderly – Monash Leader

    | 20 Feb 2018

    St John Ambulance Victoria has launched a new Community Transport Service in The City of Monash to ease the challenges residents face when travelling to appointments, errands and events. With a 30% increase in the number of Monash residents aged 85 and over from 2011 to 2016 and a forecast to grow another 51% by […]

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