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St John Ambulance Victoria

One St John Together Against COVID-19: Our Worldwide Response

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, St John organisations worldwide have continued to provide vital support to struggling communities. As a global organisation, we affect the lives of millions of people each and every day.
15 Apr 2021
Remote First Aid

A Guide To Remote First Aid

Outdoor activities in remote areas are often strenuous and challenging. Due to the activities and often unpredictable environment, the need for remote First Aid is more likely to occur. Hikes through thick forestry, camping off-road and offshore fishing trips are part of Australia’s beloved outdoor culture.
31 Mar 2021
St John Defibrillator

Cardiac Arrests Surge to Record Highs – 3 Simple Ways You Can Help

It's true, sudden cardiac arrest continues to be one of the leading causes of death in Australia, with more than 30,000 cases occurring across the nation each year. Sadly, the death rate still stands at over 90% - an incredibly high figure.
25 Feb 2021
Sport Injury First Aid

Know Your First Aid For Australia’s Most Common Sports Injuries

It’s kick-off time! Sporting teams across the state are kicking off their sporting season, which means players are hitting the ground harder, faster and with more intensity than ever in a bid to position themselves as a leading contender within the first few rounds of the 2019 season.
24 Feb 2021
St John TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

An inside look at St John’s TAE Certificate IV Training and Assessment

After 27 years working in Business Development (BD), in early 2020, Andrea Bridge felt the very real economic ramifications of COVID-19 and lost her job. We recently sat down with Andrea and asked a few questions about her experience doing St John’s TAE Course.
23 Feb 2021

How to Choose a Defibrillator – 22 Life Saving Features Compared

When it comes to saving a life during a cardiac arrest every minute counts. If a Defibrillator is available it is vital that it can be used reliably and quickly by the user. The sooner the casualty receives defibrillation the greater their chance of survival is in the life threatening situation of cardiac arrest.
18 Feb 2021