• End of Financial Year First Aid Advice

    | 20 Jun 2019

    End of Financial Year is fast approaching and it’s important that every business has ticked all the boxes available to benefit their business before tax time arrives. But far more important than financial savings, End of Financial Year is the ideal time to ensure your business is well placed to save a life. Checking your Kits, […]

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  • Why Is St John Using Virtual Reality in First Aid Training?

    | 17 Jun 2019

    Over 6400 people suffered a cardiac arrest in 2018 in Victoria alone, but only 40% received CPR from a bystander – a figure St John is hoping to improve to 90% over the next 5 years. Cardiac arrest can happen anywhere, anytime and to people of all ages, backgrounds and health status. In most cases, […]

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  • Mental Health

    Mental Health Training – Keeping a Mentally Healthy Workplace

    | 12 Mar 2019

    Mental Health – it’s a term that’s quite often flung around in the media, in social settings and at the workplace, but what does it mean? Well, by definition, mental health is “a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can […]

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  • The Latest Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates in Victoria – 7 Shocking Facts You Must Know

    | 11 Feb 2019

    Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) remains the leading cause of death worldwide. To put it simply, cardiac arrest is a sudden loss of blood flow resulting from the failure of the heart to effectively pump. Fortunately, if we all work together, there are ways to increase the cardiac arrest survival rates. One essential way we can […]

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  • Eight Critical Differences Between A 1-Day or 2-Day Provide First Aid Course

    | 18 Dec 2018

    So, you’re considering completing a First Aid course, but you’re overwhelmed by the options available? One of the most common questions people ask themselves when researching courses is ‘what is the difference between a one and two-day course?’ Especially when it comes to the Provide First Aid Course – the code is the same, but […]

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  • First Aid for Tradies

    | 21 Aug 2018

    A whopping one third of all Australia’s workforce are tradies. Sadly, they represent 58% of workplace injuries and 190 serious claims each day, a figure much higher than it should be. Worksites are no doubt a dangerous place to be employed. Trade occupations are also sadly over-represented in the fatality statistics, with industries like construction, […]

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  • 5 Ways to Know if You’re Getting Your Training from a Real RTO

    | 17 Apr 2018

    When you’re completing any type of training, whether it be First Aid training or another sort of workplace course, you depend on knowing you’re dealing with a reputable RTO training organisation that will deliver more than just a piece of paper. After all, your time, money and effort are all extremely valuable and you have […]

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  • World Health Day: How Is St John Contributing?

    | 05 Apr 2018

    This World Health Day the World Health Organisation is again asking countries around the globe to commit to the longevity of their residents and to do what they can to ensure everyone has access to the health services they need. World Health Day is a reminder for all people to consider what they are doing […]

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  • New technology in CPR Training (QCPR)

    | 08 Nov 2017

    As Australia’s leading First Aid provider, St John Ambulance is consistently evolving to ensure we are always providing the public with the most up-to-date and effective First Aid training possible. In this day and age, technology is continually progressing to enhance all kinds of experiences and ultimately allow us to live a better life. We […]

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  • What Really Happens At A First Aid Course

    | 12 Jul 2017

    So, your workplace has advised you need to complete a First Aid course? Or you’re a parent and want to ensure you can provide immediate assistance to your child in the case of an emergency? Or maybe you donate your time at your local community club and the need for First Aid has become apparent? […]

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