• First Aid Skills Come In Handy – Sunbury Leader

    | 21 Aug 2018

    When a friend lost consciousness at a local party, Kirra Walker could not have been more thankful that she had just completed her First Aid training. But the Good Samaritan did not stop there, her skills were called upon three more times in the following days, making her the quintessential candidate for the St John […]

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  • Unsung Hero Nominated For First Aid Champion – Coast FM

    | 16 Aug 2018

    When Dianne Swinton’s husband returned from his daily bike ride he was not himself and within moments he suffered a Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Dianne immediately jumped into action, called triple zero and provided CPR until emergency services arrived. Dianne’s speedy response was pivotal to the survival of her husband and she has now deservedly been […]

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  • Wow, What A First Week – Sunbury Leader

    | 14 Aug 2018

    Local Romsey resident Kirra Walker put her First Aid training straight to work providing First Aid four times in the space of one week since completing the course. The local hero has been acknowledged for her efforts through a nomination to be awarded in the inaugural St John Ambulance Victoria First Aid Champion Awards in […]

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  • Chain Of Survival – Waranga News

    | 02 Aug 2018

    After a local committee decided to¬† buy a Defibrillator for the community of Rushworth locals are all invited to attend a free training session with St John Ambulance Victoria on how to use the life-saving device. Read more in this article by Waranga News.  

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  • St John Ambulance Victoria Awards Are Open – Stawell Times

    | 23 Jul 2018

    St John Ambulance Victoria is calling for nominations for its inaugural First Aid Champion Awards. The non-profit hopes to award people in the following categories: Junior (under 12), Youth (under 18), School, Community and Workplace. You can read more about the awards in the Stawell Times.

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  • Ambulance Victoria App Fast-Tracks Urgent Care To People Suffering Cardiac Arrests – Healthcare IT NEWS

    | 01 Jun 2018

    Ambulance Victoria recently launched GoodSAM across the state in partnership with St John Ambulance Victoria and other emergency services. The progressive app is available for First Aid Responders, Doctors, Nurses and other qualified health professionals to sign up to be alerted if someone in their area suffers a cardiac arrest. It will prompt them to […]

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  • Quick, Convenient Access To Defibrillator – Cobram Courier

    | 16 May 2018

    Cobram Anglican Grammar School has made a life-saving addition to their onsite First Aid kit and equipment, with the purchase of an Automated External Defibrillator. Students, staff and visitors can now be assured they are in the best possible hands if a Sudden Cardiac Arrest did arise at the school. Read more in this article […]

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  • Giving Back With St John – Dandenong Leader

    | 15 May 2018

    Dandenong resident Allie Ford has been a volunteer with St John Ambulance for more than 25 years. The good samaritan devotes her time to providing First Aid to the public to boost reassurance of safety in families and individuals on a fun day out in the community. Volunteers like Allie, are available to the public […]

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  • Boost To Save Lives At The Movies, Not In The Movies – The Courier

    | 14 May 2018

    St John Ambulance Victoria recently called for Defibrillators in the workplace to become mandatory after research revealed low awareness for the life-saving devices across the state. The non-profit organisation gifted five businesses throughout Victoria with a Defibrillator, boosting accessibility to Defibrillators for all Victorians if a Sudden Cardiac Arrest did occur. Showbiz Cinemas Delacombe was […]

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  • Have You Had Your Flu Vaccination – Tarrangower Times

    | 11 May 2018

    Experts are predicting yet another significantly bad flu season in 2018, in a bid to offset this issue St John Ambulance VIC is offering the public flu vaccinations. Read more below in this article by Tarrangower Times.

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