• Recognition For Unsung Heroes Of Our Community – Campaspe News

    | 31 Oct 2017

    Ron Taggart, Don Pickens, Les Parkinson and Gail Parkinson all received awards from Governor General Linda Dessau for their honourable efforts with the non-profit organisation. Campaspe News recognises local heroes in heartfelt piece on their contribution to St John Ambulance.

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  • Sale GP Recognised For Work With St John Ambulance – Gippsland Times & Maffra Spectator

    | 24 Oct 2017

    Local Sale GP, Iain Nicolson, received an award for his long-term commitment to a life of altruism with St John Ambulance Victoria after 27 years of volunteering for the honourable organisation. Dr Nicolson was featured for his contribution to the community in the Gippsland Times and Maffra Spectator in this article.

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  • Archer’s Crucial Safety Boost – Ararat Advertiser

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    Ararat and Stawell Archery Clubs are ready to respond in the case of a cardiac emergency thanks to the Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program supported by St John Ambulance Victoria and the Department of Health and Human Services. The program enables 1000 sporting clubs across Victoria to receive a Defibrillator at no cost for their […]

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  • 7 Shocking Truths About A Defibrillator

    | 23 Oct 2017

    Throughout October the Cardiac Arrest Survival Foundation is reminding the nation of the importance of Defibrillators in the community. Known as Shoctober, the focus is on raising awareness of the seriousness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest and how early defibrillation can increase the chance of survival significantly. There are sadly a number of preventable deaths lost […]

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  • Ararat And Stawell Archers Club Receives Defibrillators Package

    | 20 Oct 2017

    The Ararat and Stawell Archers Club are now ready to respond to a Sudden Cardiac Arrest thanks to St John Ambulance Victoria and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The Archery Club received a Defibrillator thanks to the Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program which aims to equip 1000 sporting clubs throughout Victoria with the […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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