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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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  09 Aug 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Darwin Festival taking the lead on public safety with a donation from St John NT

A new initiative from St John NT is helping Darwin Festival to better resource their event emergency management. ‘Friends of St John’ involves supporting community organisations to build resilience for the benefit of all Territorians. …

  20 Jul 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Alice Springs Town Council making public safety a top priority

St John NT is helping the Alice Springs Town Council to make public safety a top priority. Thanks to a Northern Territory Government community benefit fund grant, five community sports clubs in Alice Springs have been chosen as …

  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 …

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