How to perform CPR
CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation). Find out how to do it, when to do it, and get information on training.
Wiggle’s collapse highlights the importance of CPR and defibrillators
Former yellow Wiggle, Greg Page, survived a cardiac arrest thanks to the quick actions of bystanders who performed CPR and used a defibrillator.
Bitten by a spider? Not sure what to do? This article explains the best first aid treatment depending on the type of spider involved.
First aid basics
First aid covers how to help an injured or sick person in the first minutes after the event. Learn about the DRSABCD action plan and where to learn first aid.
About 100 Australian snakes are venomous. Although only 12 are likely to inflict a wound that could kill you. Learn about first aid for snake bites.
Sea creature bites and stings
Not sure if a bite or sting from a sea creature is dangerous? Here’s information about first aid treatments for jellyfish stings, sea snake bites and more.
A defibrillator (sometimes called an AED or ‘defib’) can save someone's life if they have a cardiac arrest. Learn more about defibs, and how to increase a person's chances of survival.
Jellyfish stings are common and mostly painful. Some are so serious that you may need emergency medical attention. Read this page on jellyfish stings to hear what to do if you of someone you are with gets stung.
This condition can disrupt the rhythm of your heart. It can cause palpitations, fainting or, in serious cases, cardiac arrest.