• Brought Back To Life – Shepparton News

    | 26 Mar 2018

    Shepparton mother, Raequel Barton, suffered a Sudden Cardiac Arrest whilst watching her daughters play netball for their local club. Luckily a St John Ambulance (Victoria) Trainer is an avid supporter of the team and was just metres away when the incident occurred. The trainer was able to step in immediately, begin CPR and direct a […]

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  • Learning How To Save Lives – Gisppsland Times & Maffra Spectator

    | 23 Mar 2018

    Golden Beach Surf Life Saving Club receives Defibrillator training from St John Ambulance (Victoria) after the recent installation of the life-saving device. See more in the article below from the Gippsland Times and Maffra Spectator.

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  • Let’s Have A Cuppa – Castlemaine Mail


    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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  • Splinter First Aid, Sounds Simple Right? Know Our Best Splinter Removal Tips

    | 19 Mar 2018

    Have you ever been sweeping the kitchen, raking the leaves or chopping the wood and with a sudden movement you feel the uncomfortable jab of an unwanted splinter? Splinter wounds can be incredibly tender and susceptible to infection so knowing how to provide the right splinter removal First Aid will ensure the incident does not […]

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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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  • Know Your First Aid For Australia’s Most Common Sports Injuries

    | 05 Mar 2018

    It’s almost kick-off time! Sporting teams across the state are just weeks away from kicking off their sporting season, which means players are hitting the ground harder, faster and with more intensity than ever in a bid to position themselves as a leading contender within the first few rounds of the 2018 season. It’s important […]

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