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  16 Apr 2024
St John NT calls on Territorians to take care

St John NT will launch a new campaign tomorrow which reminds Territorians of the importance of providing first aid until professional help arrives. A 2023 survey* by St John Ambulance Australia found that nearly three in four (72%) Australians have witnessed a health or …


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  05 Jul 2021
EMPLOYEES: A return to the Territory for new St John NT Chief Medical Officer

The last time Thomas worked in the Territory was during his final year as a medical student in 2009. In the space of six weeks in the Emergency Department at Royal Darwin Hospital, he saw a confirmed case of melioidosis, tertiary syphilis, …

  02 Jul 2021
COVID 19 UPDATE 2 July - Changes to St John NT Services

Thank you Territorians – lockdown is lifted but we still need to be careful. Please note that the following COVID safe measures have been put in place for the delivery of our services: First Aid Training - will …

  30 Jun 2021
COVID 19 Lockdown - UPDATED ADVICE re changes in service delivery

In response to the current lockdowns in the Northern Territory, St John NT has adjusted its services in Darwin, Palmerston, Litchfield and Alice Springs as follows: These services include: First Aid Training - All …

  15 Jun 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Anne comes to the rescue in Katherine

Lifelike heartbeats and sounds associated with breathing make ‘Anne’ the closest that ambulance staff and volunteers can come to train for a real-life emergency. A $21,200 gift from Masonic Charities will allow St John NT Katherine …

  24 May 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Saving lives top priority for Katherine business

A Katherine business has made public safety a top priority. St John NT presented a lifesaving automatic external defibrillator (AED) to Narelle Sinclair from Sinclair Sports Therapy as part of a Northern Territory Government community …

  21 May 2021
AMBULANCE: An outback rescue

The breathtaking scenery of the 223km Larapinta Trail runs from the Alice Springs Telegraph Station to Mount Sonder (Rwetyepme) in stunning Arrernte Country. Whilst incredibly beautiful, the trail can be unpredictable and at times, …

  20 May 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Volunteer community spirit recognised

Almost 1000 hours of volunteer dedication has been recognised through a St John NT award. The Richard Morris Community Spirit Award is given to St John NT volunteers who openly display a great community spirit. The award is presented …

  12 May 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: New service tackles fatigue and performance in Australian workplaces

Eclipse Subscription Service offers education on sleep, fatigue, wellness and productivity in operational, office, work-from-home and volunteer workforces The Northern Territory’s ambulance service, St John NT are first to invest …

  10 May 2021
VOLUNTEERS: Ashleigh's story

Fifteen-year-old St John NT Cadet Ashleigh was well-prepared to face the organisation's annual Cadet First Aid Competitions over the May Day long weekend. Not only had her Cadet trainers, St John NT Paramedics Abbey and Rhys prepared her …

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