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  20 May 2024
St John NT Volunteers dedicate thousands of hours to the community

To celebrate National Volunteer Week St John NT is shining a light on those who dedicate their time to ensuring the safety of the community across the Northern Territory. From those who give a little of their time or a lot, the charity organisation wants to thank them for …


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  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 …

  25 Feb 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Katherine store manager recognised with St John Save a Life Award

St John NT have recognised the swift actions of a member of the Katherine community today with a Save a Life Award. Katherine Woolworths Manager, Monte Montebello quickly responded to the needs of a trolley contractor in his store …

  24 Feb 2021
VOLUNTEERS: Pride in Community Education with Johannes Baluyot

“Definitely excitement, but also a sense of pride.” This is what goes through Johannes Baluyot’s mind before starting a volunteer shift. “When you put on the green uniform, you put on a sense of pride, respect and trust placed toward St …

  19 Feb 2021
VOLUNTEERS: Val Eaton, volunteer and Community Educator extraordinaire

“Teaching children to assist in an emergency situation is to empower them in what can be a very traumatic experience.” St John NT volunteer Val told us why she got involved with Community Education.  “If they know what to do because …

  18 Feb 2021
Media Release: St John NT appoints new Commissioner of Volunteers

St John NT has appointed Melissa Crompton as the new NT Commissioner of Volunteers, taking on a new leadership role and commitment to supporting the Northern Territory community. At 28 years of age, Melissa is the youngest Commissione…

  16 Feb 2021
VOLUNTEERS: Herding meerkats or Community Education? Tamara's story

“It’s like herding meerkats!” Tamara laughs “I’m kidding, the kids are great!” St John NT Community Education volunteer Tamara is adamant that it’s the green uniform that keeps the kids interested, but we reckon her passion and enthusiasm …

  15 Feb 2021
EMPLOYEES: Meet our Community Educator, Hayley Edge

When we think about critical things to learn at school, most of us would think reading, writing and arithmetic, but what about how to respond in an emergency? Sometimes the only person present in an emergency situation is a young …

  11 Feb 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Community Education - helping kids save lives

Emergencies don’t happen at our convenience. Sometimes they happen when the only person present is a young child. If that child has the skills and confidence to help in an emergency situation, they could save a life. Children as young …

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