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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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  07 May 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: The Territory is healthy, happy and hungry for more events!

Bass in the Grass is just over a week away, and the Territory’s events are going gangbusters despite the rest of the country still reeling from the effects of COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions. With over 400 events already confirmed …

  07 May 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Central Australian schools receive lifesaving AEDs

Two Central Australian schools will receive lifesaving automatic external defibrillators (AED) from St John NT as part of a Northern Territory Government community benefit fund grant. Centralian Middle School in Gillen and Our Lady of …

  27 Apr 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Young lifesavers battle it out to see who is the best St John Cadet in the Territory

Come down to see who can handle the pressure of a potentially life-or-death situation at the Northern Territory St John Ambulance Cadet Competitions. St John NT will run their annual Cadet First Aid Competitions on Saturday, 1 May …

  20 Apr 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Helping paramedics stay safe

How you respond in an emergency can mean the difference between life and death. You need to assess the situation, think fast and prioritise your actions to preserve the life of someone sick or injured. Now imagine if at the same time …

  14 Apr 2021
EMPLOYEES: Fresh start in Katherine for graduate paramedic, Matt Wright.

There are a lot of differences between growing up in a city down south and growing up somewhere rural in the NT. According to St John NT graduate Paramedic Matt Wright (no, not the croc-wrangler) the biggest difference is that unlike …

  29 Mar 2021
VOLUNTEERS: Mission: not quite so Impossible

THE MISSION: A community that is educated in first aid, engaged, community-minded, self-reliant and future leaders. THE AGENTS: Our next generation, St John NT Youth members. The St John NT Youth program is a youth development …

  08 Mar 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: IWD national honours for St John NT women

Six St John NT employees have been recognised in the 2021 Council of Ambulance Authorities Women in Ambulance Awards. This campaign was launched in 2020 and is designed to highlight successful and hardworking women in ambulance services …

  08 Mar 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: IWD honours for Dr Valerie Asche

This International Women’s Day, St John NT paid tribute to the first female patron of St John NT and the first Dame of the Order in the Northern Territory, Dr Valerie Asche PhD, AM, DStJ. A highly respected academic and microbiologist, Dr …

  01 Mar 2021
EMPLOYEES: NT appeal for intern paramedic

“Snacks are essential!” St John NT intern Sarah Evans got straight to the important things. “It’s also important to bring your lunch in the car when you’re on shift, as you may not get back to the station for meal break, or you could be …

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