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Our hardworking manikins

It looks like our manikins have had a busy day! CPR manikins replicate the human respiratory system and are a crucial part of learning and practicing life-saving techniques by providing hands-on experience. Each student is provided with their own sanitised manikins to use throughout their training, and there is no sharing of manikins throughout training, […]

2020 Volunteering Awards

Some of our dedicated volunteers have been nominated for the Canberra’s Choice Award in the 2020 Volunteering Awards. We’re so proud of all our amazing volunteers who each deserve this kind of recognition for all their hard work, ongoing achievements and the positive difference they make in supporting our community. Our skilled volunteers give their […]

Meet Leila!

Leila is our friendly First Aid Product Sales Officer, and she coordinates the supply and service of First Aid equipment. “First aid equipment and supplies seem irrelevant until there is an emergency situation, when suddenly they become very important. I really like helping people to be prepared for these situations, and therefore providing them with […]

CBR NightCrew are back!

For those who enjoy going out in the city on the weekends, you’ll be pleased to know that our amazing CBR NightCrew can once again provide you with a safe place to rest, hydrate, charge your phone and find help to get home safely. Oh and there are lollipops, don’t forget the lollipops! From 31st […]

Scenarios training

Scenarios training involves setting up simulations to develop practical skills for real life, and our members have found this training really helpful. The very realistic looking burns and other mock injuries were expertly created by Twisty, our Moulage Master. In addition to the mock burns and injuries, our ‘patients’ also demonstrate the emotions that someone […]

International Day of Friendship 2020

Our members come from all walks of life, but they are always inclusive and supportive of each other, and through their incredible work in supporting the community and helping others, St John Ambulance ACT members have formed some very special and life-long friendships. The International Day of Friendship was initiated by the UN General Assembly […]

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