A defibrillator (sometimes called an AED) can save someone's life if they have a cardiac arrest. Learn more about 'defibs' and how to find one.
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.
Find out what you do for a spider bite in Australia. Redback spider, funnel-web spider and white tail spider bites need different first aid.
First Aid app
A free, easy-to-use app that gives you instant access to the information you need to know to handle the most common first aid emergencies.
First aid basics
First aid is what you do to help an injured or sick person immediately after an event. Learn about the 'DRSABCD' action plan and how to find a course.
How to perform CPR
CPR is cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Find out how and when to perform CPR, and how to find a training course.
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.
About 100 Australian snakes are venomous, but only 12 are likely to inflict a fatal bite. Learn about first aid for snake bites.
Brugada syndrome can disrupt your heart rhythm, causing palpitations, fainting or in serious cases, cardiac arrest. Read about symptoms and treatment.
Jellyfish stings are common and mostly just painful. If serious, you may need emergency medical attention. Read this page on jellyfish sting treatment.