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  31 Aug 2023
St John NT Empowers Paramedics with Personal Safety Training

St John NT is proud to provide Personal Safety Training for its new intake of intern paramedics, patient transport officers, and qualified paramedics as a vital component of their comprehensive 4-week induction program. This training initiative reflects our commitment to …


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  12 Oct 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Building community resilience on Restart a Heart Day

Nine out of ten people do not survive an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. St John NT is working to improve this terrifying statistic by participating in Restart a Heart Day, a global initiative designed to improving public awareness of …

  04 Oct 2021
AMBULANCE: A heartfelt thank you

Content warning: This story describes a critically ill child. // When her daughter became incredibly ill, Sarah had to make the phone call that no one wants to - especially not on Christmas.  Over a year on, Sarah has been …

  30 Sep 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Paramedic assaults

Please attribute to Andrew Thomas, Director Ambulance Services: “It is disappointing to report that within 24 hours there were two incidents of violence and aggression towards our paramedics. “At approximately 1:00pm yesterday, …

  29 Sep 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Lifesaving device for Sobering Up Shelter

St John NT has donated an automatic external defibrillator (AED) to the Darwin Sobering Up Shelter as part of its public access defibrillator program, aimed at providing all Territorians access to the lifesaving device. The shelter …

  28 Sep 2021
EMPLOYEES: Emergency medical dispatcher gives cadets a phone call to remember

Would you know what to say if you had to call Triple Zero (000)? You might think there’s nothing to it, but when faced with a life-threatening emergency, the adrenaline is pumping and rational thought can fly out the window. This is …

  14 Sep 2021
VOLUNTEERS: Help build the future for St John NT volunteers

St John NT is looking to recruit members of the community to join its Volunteer Leadership Group. The volunteer roles will provide guidance across a range of areas and support the delivery of St John NT’s volunteer activities …

  13 Sep 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: St John NT appoints new Director Commercial Strategy

St John NT has appointed Mr Eddy Gaskill as its new Director Commercial Strategy. Mr Gaskill joins the organisation with 15 years of experience as a senior leader in both commercial and business development roles, working for several …

  19 Aug 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: St John NT Excellence Awards 2021 open for nominations

St John NT is calling on the Northern Territory community to nominate paramedics, volunteers and members of their staff who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. The St John NT Excellence Awards celebrate and recognise staff …

  19 Aug 2021
EMPLOYEES: From Corporate to Clinical

Paramedic Amanda Recently celebrated her 15 years with St John NT – but she wasn’t always on road. Amanda grew up in Darwin but moved around a bit as a kid and ended up away from the Territory. However by the year 2000, the call of …

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