As Greg ‘Yellow Wiggle’ Page says “These machines should be as readily available as fire extinguishers.” Greg shared his message about the importance of being trained in CPR and having AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) available in as many locations as possible, after suffering a cardiac arrest earlier this year and being saved by those nearby who […]
We enjoyed our weekend at the ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show with visitors enjoying some great show specials on first aid kits, equipment and courses, along with games, demonstrations and colouring in for the kids. We were also lucky enough to meet the legendary Constable Kenny Koala 🐨 from ACT Policing and of course we checked out the show bags!
As always the National Multicultural Festival was filled with colour, great food and entertainment! We were at the festival all weekend to provide first aid services, and we enjoyed catching up with some of our good friends from ACT State Emergency Service, including Paddy the Platypus who is always up for a photo!
Our highly experienced trainer John gave Canberra Raiders coaches and staff some training today, but not on the field! Their first aid training with John covered treating injuries, CPR and more. John has been with St John Ambulance ACT for more than two decades, so he knows a thing or two! Congratulations to the Raiders crew on […]
As of today, Monday 17th February 2020, Canberra’s light rail fleet now have defibrillators on board – ready to help save lives if needed! The launch of the defibrillators was held at the Gungahlin light rail terminus, Gungahlin Place, from 10am. The portable defibrillators are now placed securely in the driver cabins of the light […]
We were at this year’s BeerFest to provide first aid services and while it rained, that didn’t stop attendees from enjoying the great food and beverages on offer. The green grass that covered the ground was also a welcome sight! If you’d like to find out more about first aid services we can provide for your event, […]
Our Valentines CBR NightCrew, out in the city showing their love for what they do. The crew provide a safe place without judgement where people can rest, hydrate and get the help they need on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights in the city. People can also charge their phones and find help getting home safely. We […]
Congratulations to our Chief Executive Officer, Bianca Russell, who is a finalist in the 2020 Telstra Women’s Business Awards in the category of Purpose and Social Enterprise. “Nothing is more rewarding than helping people get home to their families at the end of the day. It’s the people of St John that drive my passion, offering their […]
11th February is International Day of Women and Girls in Science, and we think that’s something to celebrate! In Australia, there are a number of women killing it in science leadership right now, including 2018 Australian of the Year, quantum physicist Professor Michelle Simmons, and Dr Megan Clark, head of the Australian Space Agency who […]
Last Friday we visited the Gungahlin Sports and Recreation Fair to teach CPR to some of the kids, who were very keen to learn! We hold Junior First Aid courses every school holidays, which are fun, age-appropriate and often sell out! If you think your child would enjoy learning First Aid, give us a call on 6282 […]