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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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  02 Mar 2022
EMPLOYEES: From the Gold Coast to the Arafura Sea

Hailing from the Gold Coast, graduate paramedic Josh wanted to experience something outside his comfort zone. When he saw a job advertised with St John NT, he was eager to take up a new opportunity. “The Northern Territory seemed like …

  28 Feb 2022
EMPLOYEES: Giving back to the community in more ways than one

Hailing from a Navy medical background, Alex got involved with St John NT in 2017 when he was posted to Darwin. “ I got posted up here in 2017 and thought that I wanted to do something outside of the Navy. I did my double Diploma in …

  24 Feb 2022
MEDIA RELEASE: Saving Triple Zero (000) for emergencies

St John NT is appealing to the public to save Triple Zero (000) calls for emergencies to ensure that the ambulance service is able to respond to the people who need them most. The ambulance service has seen a 19% increase in emergency …

  16 Feb 2022
EMPLOYEES: 4000km between volunteering but still going strong!

Nikki’s journey with St John began about 4000kms away, with St John WA. “St John was present in the community where I was and it seemed like a good way to connect with people. I walked in and was like hey, sign me up! When I moved to …

  26 Jan 2022
MEDIA RELEASE: Dr Felix Ho ASM recognised in Australia Day Honours

Congratulations to Dr Felix Ho ASM on receiving an Ambulance Service Medal in the Australia Day 2022 Honours List today. Dr Felix Ho has provided outstanding service to the community through his involvement with ambulance services …

  14 Jan 2022
MEDIA RELEASE: 45 new staff to boost Territory ambulance ranks

The Territory Labor Government is investing $7 million to bolster ambulance services and crew in the Northern Territory. St John NT will recruit 45 new staff including paramedics for new ambulance crews in Darwin and Alice Springs. …

  06 Jan 2022
COVID-19 UPDATE: Territory-wide Lockout

As per the Northern Territory Government’s announcement today, there is a Territory-wide lockout in place from 1pm today, Thursday 6 January 2022, until midday 10 January 2022. How this may affect you: If you are fully …

  21 Dec 2021
STAFF: Trainer traineeship opens new doors

Three new recruits to St John NT will kick off the new year as trainees in the inaugural First Aid Trainer Traineeship, a 12-month program open for anyone from high school graduates to people late in their careers looking for a change. …

  14 Dec 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Staff and volunteers celebrated in annual awards

Recognised by her peers as a leader and advocate for her fellow paramedics, Bridie Morley has been named the Rotary Club of Darwin Sunrise Paramedic of the Year in the 2021 St John NT Excellence Awards. The Paramedic of the Year is …

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