Annual Awards

Celebrating and recognising the paramedics, staff and volunteers of St John NT who demonstrate excellence in leadership or clinical practice, an outstanding level of care, professionalism, and compassion for members of the Northern Territory community.

2019 Awards

St John NT Excellence Awards

These annual Awards celebrate and recognise the paramedics, staff, and volunteers of St John Ambulance Australia (NT) Inc. who demonstrate excellence in leadership or clinical practice, an outstanding level of care, professionalism, and compassion for members of the Northern Territory community. Recognised as role models within their profession and the community, the recipients of these Awards often go above and beyond the call of duty, clearly displaying St John NT’s values of integrity, respect, quality, dedication, and compassion.

Nominations can be made for St John NT staff and volunteers who demonstrate outstanding qualities in their chosen field of practice and have shown a commitment to their profession in the 12 months leading up to the judging period.

The St John NT Excellence Awards 2020 are kindly supported by the Northern Territory Government, Rotary Club of Darwin Sunrise, Australasian College of Paramedicine, Area9, Bunnings, H on Mitchell Apartment Hotel, Event Cinemas, ABC Radio Darwin and First Nations TV.

"Congratulations to all nominees in the 2020 Paramedic of the Year Award. You are an invaluable thread in society’s fabric and your professionalism, expertise and dedication is worthy of acknowledgement and celebration,”
Allison Hooper, President 2020-2021 Rotary Club of Darwin Sunrise

Rotary Club of Darwin Sunrise 2020 Paramedic of the Year

Congratulations to Amelia Brown
Paramedic of the Year Award

Amelia is a paramedic for the Northern Region based in Darwin. She first joined St John NT in January 2018 and graduated from Charles Sturt University in December 2016.

Amelia has been recognised by her peers as a skilled practitioner, constantly delivering a high level of quality and culturally safe care.

She is a compassionate and supportive team member who clearly demonstrates the St John NT values, showing empathy for her patients while reflecting her personal integrity and dedication to the role.

Amelia is a valued mentor and has developed in her role both in Central Australia while working in Alice Springs and now in Darwin. She is an excellent role model for new recruits and takes the time to introduce them to the profession and supports them with developing their skills and knowledge for all aspects of working in the Northern Territory.

Previous recipients of the Paramedic of the Year Award:

  • 2019 Aaron Reynolds, Darwin
  • 2018 Karen Walsh, Darwin
  • 2017 Caitlin Little, Alice Springs
  • 2016 Samantha Cooper, Darwin
  • 2015 Donna Winkworth, Darwin
  • 2014 Dean Featherstone, Katherine
  • 2013 Amanda McNeill, Darwin
  • 2012 Erin Maczkowiack, Darwin
  • 2011 Rhys Dowell, Katherine
  • 2010 Samantha King, Darwin
  • 2009 Sue Gibson, Alice Springs
  • 2008 Beverley Hellyer, Katherine
  • 2007 Chris Wilson, Tennant Creek
  • 2006 Annette Ingham, Darwin
  • 2005 Anthony Wood, Darwin
  • 2004 Trevor Keatch, Katherine
  • 2003 Sue Murphy and Karen Joyner, Darwin
  • 2002 Peter Poole, Darwin
  • 2001 Anne-Marie Muscat, Darwin
  • 2000 Jim Leigh, Darwin

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