• Royal Visit – Caufield Glen Eira Leader

    | 09 May 2017

    St John Victoria’s vision is to have at least one person educated, equipped, and prepared to provide life-saving First Aid in every household, workplace and public gathering in Victoria. St John believes early education on first aid is crucial to achieving this goal. This inspired the St John Victoria First Aid in schools initiative which has […]

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  • St John Victoria Volunteer

    National Volunteer Week: Ballarat thanks hard workers – The Courier

    | 08 May 2017

    It takes complete humility, compassion and selflessness to volunteer your spare time to providing care and assistance to your community. At St John Victoria we are very fortunate that our volunteers fully encompass these traits. We are so incredibly grateful for their ongoing commitment and efforts to contribute to the safety of our community and build resilience across […]

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  • CPR Training St John

    First Aid Taught To A Driving Rhythm – The Senior

    | 26 Apr 2017

    As part of our CPR Lab tour of retirement communities in Victoria, we recently visited Cumberland View in Wheelers Hill. The Senior published this piece online to spread the word, you can take a look here.

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  • Camping First Aid Myths – Practical Parenting

    | 13 Apr 2017

    Just in time for Easter camping trips away in the wilderness, Practical Parenting published this handy guide on camping first aid myths in collaboration with St John Ambulance. It covers what to do and what not to do for a bee sting, dehydration, snakebite and burns around the camp fire. Going bush can be dangerous, […]

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  • Defibrillators Up For Grabs for Sports Clubs – Leader

    | 23 Mar 2017

    As part of the Department of Health & Human Services’ Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program, Minister John Eren met with St John trainers and staff for a Defibrillator demonstration. St John CEO Gordon Botwright watched on with Eren as trainers Jackson and Frank showed how easy it is to use and apply a […]

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  • Many Aussies Have No Idea How to Treat Venomous Bites, Study Finds – Herald Sun

    | 20 Mar 2017

    The warmer months are always a peak period for creepy crawlies like spiders, snakes, bees and other bugs.  With this comes a greater potential to be bitten, stung and potentially end up losing a life. St John is continually advocating for greater awareness around correct First Aid treatment of bites and stings, with this in […]

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  • When Should You Call Triple Zero – 000? ABC News, Daily Edition

    | 17 Mar 2017

    In response to a government campaign to only call Triple Zero 000 for emergencies and not for trivial concerns, St John Ambulance Victoria came out to the media with a message of support. First Aid training and awareness can help people be better prepared for emergency situations and be more able to know when to […]

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  • How One Mother’s Quick Thinking Saved Her Seven Month Old Son from Lifelong Scars – Mamamia

    | 10 Mar 2017

    When burns happen, particularly if there are children involved, we often blame ourselves and feel terrible that we should have done more to prevent them. But by then it is too late and making sure we know the best way of treating them is the best insurance against pain and scarring. This happened to St […]

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  • Staying Alive Is The Right Beat – Shepparton News

    | 07 Mar 2017

    It sounds tongue in cheek, but Stayin Alive is the right tune to be thinking of when you really want someone to stay alive – while you’re performing CPR. This is just one of many tracks the St John CPR Lab plays as it tours the state delivering short compression-only CPR demonstrations. One recent location […]

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  • John Golino St John Ambulance Volunteer

    In First Aid, John Is Truly A Saint – Preston Leader

    | 31 Jan 2017

    One of many St John volunteers who received an award at Government House, John Golino of the Darebin Division recently appeared in the Preston Leader:

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