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Free First Aid Training For Life

Tell Us Your Story

Have you had an experience with St John that you would like to share? We would love to hear your story.

If we use your story (with your permission) on our website, social media or in any news stories, you will get Free First Aid Training for Life! Helping us spread the word about how everyday people can do extraordinary things can inspire others to learn First Aid so that they may too save a life, so your story is important.


Types of Stories we are Interested In

  • Cardiac arrest

  • Accidents

  • Heart attack

  • Stroke

  • Drownings/water safety incidents

  • Snake bites

  • Insect stings & bites (bees, spiders)

  • Jellyfish & octopus stings

  • Seizures

  • Anaphylaxis

  • Burns

  • Severe bleeding

  • Choking


Free CPR Training For Life

If you share your story with us and we use it in any news media, social media, website or fundraising appeals, you will receive lifetime access to free First Aid Training! You will be entitled to training as per the recommended schedule (every 3 years for Provide First Aid and annually for CPR training) at any of our training centres in Victoria.

For as long as you’d like to keep your First Aid training current, if you have a story we use you will be welcome to book in for free.


Please Share Your Story By Completing The Form Below

Your Details

If you have learnt First Aid at work with St John Ambulance, which company do you work for (optional)?

Your Story*

TELL US YOUR STORY (as much detail as possible - what happened, what did you do, your relationship to those involved, what was the outcome, what is your message to others)

I'm happy to publish my full name and location with my storyI'd prefer only my first name and location are published
Images and Video

We'd love to have an image or video of you to go along with your story. Please upload image or video files below. Files should be under 10MB in size and in GIF, JPG, PNG, MPG, MP4 or WMV format. Note that to select multiple files you must select them all from the same folder.

Terms and Conditions

I agree to St John Ambulance Australia (Victoria) holding and using this information for the purpose of promoting St John Ambulance Australia (Victoria) and First Aid training through the media, social media and other related publications. I understand St John Ambulance Australia (Victoria) will not disclose my personal information without my express consent on each occasion and will comply with the Data Protection Act. St John reserves the right to edit stories for any reason. By submitting a story, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.

I understand that no personal information, such as names, will be used in any publications unless express consent is given. I also understand that my consent can be withdrawn at any time in writing to

I consent for my story to be used by St John Ambulance Australia (Victoria) for publicity and appeals.

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