• GoodSAM: A United Move To Tackle Sudden Cardiac Arrest

    | 05 Jun 2018

    Ambulance Victoria has launched the life-saving GoodSAM app in Victoria with the support of fellow emergency services Life Saving Victoria, Country Fire Authority, Chevra Hatzolah and of course, St John Ambulance Victoria. The smartphone app is a progressive example of how technology connects our community and plays an integral role in strengthening resilience. Designed to […]

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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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  • Ambulance Service Issues Thunderstorm Asthma Warning – Bendigo Advertiser

    | 21 Sep 2017

    In hindsight of last years thunderstorm asthma epidemic across Victoria, St John issues a reminder for the general public to be aware of how to provide asthma First Aid in the case of an emergency. Of the thousands of people who were hospitalised due to thunderstorm asthma on that deadly night in November 2016, 40% had […]

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  • World First Aid Day Free CPR Training St John

    St John Offers Free CPR Training for World First Aid Day

    | 31 Aug 2017

    New research shows that a worryingly low figure  (43.5%) of all Australians have ever completed First Aid training.  Only 12% have completed training in the last 12 months. St John Ambulance Australia believes far more people should be trained, equipped and ready to provide First Aid, so we’re opening up our training centres nationwide to […]

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  • This Is What I’d Trained For – My Bourke Street Story

    | 03 Feb 2017

    By Sharon Carpenter, St John Ambulance Victoria Volunteer One of our dedicated St John volunteers was at the scene of the Bourke St tragedy, where she fearlessly helped one critically injured casualty and three others. Sharon has kindly allowed us to republish her account of events, abridged here from the full version at her website. […]

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  • Support St John at Grill’d

    | 05 Jan 2017

    This January, St John Ambulance Australia are delighted to be participating in Grill’d Local Aussie Heroes. This program delivers donations from purchases made at restaurants back to not for profit organisations. The Australian public has an opportunity to have their say on which local Australian charity gets their dollars when they visit Grill’d – they […]

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