• 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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  • 5,733 Hours and Counting – A Selfless Story

    | 24 May 2018

    In 1992 Allie Ford made a decision to devote her free time to aiding her community with St John. As a teen, the commitment to participating in such a selfless pastime was motivated by friendships she had fostered, she was completely unaware how instrumental this decision would be to becoming the woman she is today. […]

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  • Volunteering With St John - Why Do They Do It?

    Volunteering: It’s More Than Just A Passion, It’s A Way Of Life

    | 23 May 2018

    People pursue a life of volunteering with St John for so many varying reasons, but the one motive that connects them all is that they do it because they care. There is a fire, igniting their passion to do good in the community and to help those that are in need. St John Ambulance Victoria’s […]

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  • St John Ambulance Medical Buggy

    St John Revs Up Industry Expectations With State-of-the-Art Buggy

    | 20 Feb 2018

    Members of the public are often curious about St John Ambulance and what happens behind the scenes. We’re opening up the curtain and sharing more about the life saving equipment, people and procedures that spring into action each and every day at events and festivals across the state. One piece of important equipment you might […]

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  • Duo Change Many Lives – Hume Leader

    | 22 Aug 2017

    Rosemary Le Guier, a veteran St John Ambulance Victoria volunteer, has been awarded Hume Resident of the month as acknowledgement for her philanthropic work over the years, as reported by the Hume Leader.

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  • St John Ambulance Volunteer Requirements – What it Really Takes

    | 12 May 2017

    We get a huge amount of volunteer enquiries every month – up to 150 in Victoria alone. We’re very fortunate and humbled that so many people want to join us in delivering First Aid services to the community at festivals and events. Our volunteers are so incredibly valued by the public when they’re out and […]

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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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  • 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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  • Helping Our Heroes – Herald Sun

    | 11 Jan 2017

    To spread the word about the Grill’d Local Matters Initiative, our volunteer Amelia Harrison ventured out to South Melbourne beach for a photoshoot with the Herald Sun on a warm summer’s day. This was to let people know that for every burger purchased at a Grill’d in January, a token can be given to St […]

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  • Awards Honour 78 Years of Care – Moorabbin Leader


    We were pleased to see our longest serving Volunteer Merv Goodall receive the Premier’s Award. From the early days as a young boy all the way to now, Merv has dedicated decades of service to St John. The story was picked up by the Moorabbin Glen Eira Leader, as below:

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