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Having more defibrillators not just in the community, but unlocked and available 24 hours a day, means that together, we can increase the survival rates from sudden cardiac arrest .
This Shocktober, we’re helping get an extra 5 St John Ambulance G3 Elite Semi-Automatic Defibrillators out into Victorian communities that truly need it.
Nominate a local sporting group, organisation or location you know would not only benefit having a lifesaving defibrillator, but where it will be available to the entire community in an emergency.
There are 105 prizes on offer with a total value of $19,855.50.
Sudden cardiac arrest continues to be one of the leading causes of death in Australia, with over 90% of more than 30,000 Australians who suffer one, not surviving.
What can you do to change this shocking statistic? Having a defibrillator that is easily accessible in an emergency can be the difference between life and death, so making sure there are more publicly accessible defibrillators in communities, sporting clubs, in businesses and in homes is everyone’s responsibility if we are to change this alarming statistic and save lives.
Check out all the events we’re hosting to support Victorians this Shocktober from free CPR training, give aways and more.
Choosing a defibrillator can be hard. Read our list of things you should consider when choosing the right defibrillator for your needs.
After the successful launch in the Suburb of Reservoir in 2022, Defib in Your Street is currently aiming to make St Albans and the 3021 postcode the safest place in Australia to have a sudden cardiac arrest.
Find out more about the program.
Each year throughout October, a month-long campaign named ‘Shocktober’ highlights the vital importance of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and CPR in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest.
Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in Australia, striking about 30,000 Australians every year. Each year, thousands of Australian families lose someone they love to cardiac arrest because life-saving equipment is not available.
Shocktober helps to create awareness about sudden cardiac arrest, AED locations and the crucial part defibrillators and CPR play in increasing sudden cardiac arrest survival.