• Helping Our Heroes – Herald Sun

    | 11 Jan 2017

    To spread the word about the Grill’d Local Matters Initiative, our volunteer Amelia Harrison ventured out to South Melbourne beach for a photoshoot with the Herald Sun on a warm summer’s day. This was to let people know that for every burger purchased at a Grill’d in January, a token can be given to St […]

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  • Awards Honour 78 Years of Care – Moorabbin Leader


    We were pleased to see our longest serving Volunteer Merv Goodall receive the Premier’s Award. From the early days as a young boy all the way to now, Merv has dedicated decades of service to St John. The story was picked up by the Moorabbin Glen Eira Leader, as below:

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  • The Free Five Minute Online Course for Treating Burns Every Parent Needs to Know About – Mamamia

    | 09 Jan 2017

    As part of the Burns First initative made possible by the Julian Burton Burns Trust and Clipsal, we set out to spread the word about the best way to treat burns. This included a community awareness program to ensure less people suffer from the pain and scarring that burns can bring. We found only 10% […]

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  • Support St John at Grill’d

    | 05 Jan 2017

    This January, St John Ambulance Australia are delighted to be participating in Grill’d Local Aussie Heroes. This program delivers donations from purchases made at restaurants back to not for profit organisations. The Australian public has an opportunity to have their say on which local Australian charity gets their dollars when they visit Grill’d – they […]

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  • Aussies Clueless on Treating Burns – Herald Sun

    | 29 Dec 2016

    The story of baby Mitch was picked up by the Herald Sun to spread the word about the Burns First initiative. Luckily Mitch’s mum Claire knew what to do when he suffered a scalding burn from hot water – run the burn under cold water for 20 minutes. Unfortunately 90% of Victorians aren’t confident to […]

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  • Award for Volunteer – Whittlesea Leader

    | 20 Dec 2016

    One of many St John volunteers who received an award at Government House, Matthew Waixel of the George Horne Division recently appeared in the Whittlesea Leader. You can view the full article online here.

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  • Christmas First Aid Tips

    | 19 Dec 2016

    Christmas is a very special time of year, but unfortunately also one of the deadliest. In all the excitement and anticipation of the big day, there is a much higher potential for injury because of the unique activities we get up to at this time. In fact Christmas is statistically the worst time of the […]

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  • Call For More Volunteers – Shepparton News

    | 17 Dec 2016

    With an upcoming volunteer information session in Shepparton, Kimberley and Matthew Jaskolski appeared in Shepparton News to spread the word and tell their story about being St John volunteers. The full article can be viewed online here.

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  • Volunteer Marks 47 Years – Moorabbin Leader

    | 14 Dec 2016

    One of many St John volunteers who received an award at Government House, Henry van Ginkel of the Kingston Division recently appeared in the Moorabbin Kingston Leader:

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  • Don’t Spread It – Infection Control When Providing First Aid

    | 12 Dec 2016

    A fact of life that will never change is that bacteria and viruses are everywhere around us. Some ‘bad’, some ‘good’ and some won’t affect us at all. Coughing, breathing, touching and bodily fluids can all spread these microorganisms between us and even lead to serious deadly diseases. When providing First Aid, you should think […]

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