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St John Ambulance Australia

St John Ambulance Australia has been active in Australia for over 135 years. It is a profit-for-purpose organisation, a registered charity and a certified social trader, active in all States and Territories.

St John Ambulance Australia is dedicated to saving lives through first aid. Providing services to communities across Australia, the organisation is the country's leading supplier of first aid training, products and services. Each year St John Ambulance Australia delivers 1.2 million hours of voluntary community service, trains over 500,000 people in first aid and provides treatment to over 150,000 people in Australia at public events annually.

Vision and mission

St John Ambulance Australia is dedicated to saving lives through first aid.

How St John Ambulance Australia can help

St John Ambulance Australia provides services throughout Australia, including:

  • event health services
  • first aid training
  • first aid products, equipment and restocking services

Information line

Call 1300 785 646

Programs

  • First Aid in Schools free first aid training for primary school children
  • ShockingAUS campaign for publicly accessible defibrillators and CPR training for all Australians
  • First on scene first aid training for all learner drivers

Recommended links

Last reviewed: January 2020

Information from this partner

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Diabetes emergency

First aid fact sheet

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Electric shock

Even for a mild electric shock, encourage the patient to seek medical aid for assessment of potential effects on the heart.

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Heart attack

Having one or more signs or symptoms of a heart attack means this is a life-threatening emergency—call triple zero (000) for an ambulance immediately.

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First aid kit

A first aid kit is an essential item for the home, workplace and vehicles.

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Fainting

First aid fact sheet

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Heat-induced illness

First aid fact sheet

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First Aid Facts - St John Ambulance Australia

St John has a range of downloadable fact sheets that provide a guide to basic first aid for common emergency situations.

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DRSABCD action plan

The St John DRSABCD Action Plan is a vital aid in assessing whether a patient has any life-threatening conditions and if any immediate first aid is necessary.

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Sprain and strain - First aid fact sheet

It can be difficult to tell whether an injury is a fracture, dislocation, sprain or strain. If in doubt, always treat as a fracture.

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Bites and stings quick guide

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