Types of events

St John provides First Aid & Event Health Service to any event no matter how big, small or unique.

From a single Responder at a corporate function, to hundreds of Responders, Health Professionals and Support personnel at multi-day mass participation events and festivals, if there’s a health services need at your event, St John has it covered. 


Whether you have a small community weekend football match or a stadium filled with 100,000 spectators, and everything in-between, St John has your sporting event safely covered. The nature of sporting events means you need flexibility from your provider, St John works with you on any special requests you may have.

Examples of Sports that we cover:

  • Ball sports
  • School Sports
  • Triathalons/Marathons/Fun Runs
  • Athletics
  • Harness/Horse Racing
  • Cycling/BMX
  • Motorsports/Speedway


There are unique risks at these events that should be considered when providing First Aid including the patron demographic, the size of the event area and accessibility for emergency services. Request a quote and our Events Team will liaise with you on safe, appropriate cover that minimises risk.

Examples of Music and Cultural events we can cover:

  • Concerts
  • Markets
  • Dance Events
  • Agriculture Shows


With major events, the experience, capability and capacity of St John is unmatched. We’ve covered the largest and most diverse range of events including the Commonwealth Games, Australian Open, Beyond the Valley Music Festival, Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix, Melbourne Cup Carnival, Avalon Airshow and Melbourne Marathon to name a few.

Examples of Major events that we cover:

  • Music Festivals
  • Extreme Sports
  • International Events
  • Parades
  • Exhibitions
  • City Wide Festivals
  • Mass Participation Events


St John members love getting involved in their local community, we’ve been an integral part of Victorian communities for more than 130 years. Professional, reliable First Aid cover is always provided by Responders who have Working with Children Check and National Criminal History Check.

Examples of Community and Education events we can cover:

  • Community Fairs
  • School Fetes
  • School Camps
  • School Sick Bay
  • Commemorative Services
  • Christmas Carols


More Event Organisers trust St John to safely and reliably cover their commercial or corporate event than any other provider. As the nature of these events means you’ll need flexibility from your provider, St John works with you on any special requests you may have.

Examples of Commercial events we cover:

  • Conferences
  • Corporate Functions
  • Construction Sites
  • Product Launches
  • AGM's
  • Movie/TV Production
  • Local Government

Enquire about First Aid for your Event

Have questions about having First Aid at your Event?