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Confronting campaign highlights importance of first aid

Confronting campaign highlights importance of first aid

St John Ambulance Western Australia has launched its new advertising campaign with a hard hitting message for people who aren’t first aid trained.

St John Ambulance CEO Tony Ahern said the confronting new ad was designed to provoke action.

“We have been highlighting the importance of learning first aid for more than a century, and while a growing number of West Australians have been…

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Rio Tinto shows its support for St John Ambulance (WA)

Rio Tinto shows its support for St John Ambulance (WA)

St John Ambulance Western Australia is poised to expand ambulance services in the Pilbara with the generous support of Rio Tinto.

St John Ambulance Chief Executive Officer Tony Ahern said Rio Tinto was making a valuable contribution to the Paraburdoo community.

"We are delighted that Rio Tinto has provided financial assistance and is promoting community engagement to develop a new St…

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St John (WA) call for common sense at Christmas and New Year

St John (WA) call for common sense at Christmas and New Year

St John Ambulance Western Australia says the key ingredient to a successful Christmas celebration this year is basic common sense, with good cheer.

Fine, pleasant weather is forecast for Christmas Day, with an anticipated maximum of 30 degrees.

St John Ambulance Metropolitan Ambulance General Manager James Sherriff said as conditions will not be extreme, people may…

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St John (QLD) issue holiday safety message for children and families

St John (QLD) issue holiday safety message for children and families

As Queenslanders begin preparations for the Christmas break, St John Ambulance (Qld) is sending a crucial message to all households to pack a well stocked first aid kit and touch up on their first aid skills.

St John Ambulance (Qld) First Aid Specialist John Parr said being equipped with a suitable first aid kit and knowing basic first aid these holidays would ensure efficient…

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St John (NSW) provides support to bushfire fighting efforts

St John (NSW) provides support to bushfire fighting efforts

After a state of emergency was declared by NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell due to devastating bushfires across NSW this month, St John Ambulance Australia (NSW) was called upon to provide transport, first aid and health services to those affected by the fires. More than 100 fires were burning, with one of the largest spreading through bush land in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. Close to 200 homes…

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