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  20 Jan 2023
Media Release: St John NT welcomes incoming CEO Andrew Tombs

St John NT Chair Mr Peter Carew is pleased to announce that the Board has selected Mr Andrew Tombs as the new CEO of St John NT. Mr Tombs joins St John NT from Alpine Energy Limited, New Zealand, where he was Group Chief Executive Officer for 13 years. Andrew has significan…


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  21 Dec 2022
Media Release: Stay calm – we’re here to help

St John NT is calling on all Territorians to stay calm and stay on the line when calling Triple Zero (000) for medical emergencies through a new community awareness campaign. The campaign aims to educate the community on how to …

  30 Nov 2022
Media Release: New e-learning tool for learner drivers to help save lives

The first three to five minutes after a serious car crash takes place are critical. Having the first aid skills to preserve a life until medical assistance arrives can drastically change the outcome of the incident. St John NT is …

  23 Nov 2022
Media Release: Territory role models awarded for excellence

Paramedics, staff and volunteers of St John NT have been recognised as role models within their profession and community at the St John NT 2022 Excellence Awards held at Parliament House this evening. Awards were presented for …

  18 Nov 2022
VOLUNTEERS: Lifelong volunteer highly commended for Chief Ministers Volunteer of the Year Award

Christine Turner first joined St John NT as a volunteer member in 1980 at the age of 17. Christine had recently applied for a job with St John NT but unfortunately the call came too late and she had already accepted another job the week …

  18 Nov 2022
FIRST AID: Are you prepared this cyclone season?

As Territorians prepare for severe weather events, and in the Top End cyclones, St John NT reminds the community of one vital part of the preparation that is often forgotten. While making sure your first aid kit is up to date is an …

  17 Nov 2022
Media Release: Lifesaving acts of bravery

Two brave Top End locals will be acknowledged for their lifesaving actions at an awards ceremony next week. Both Territorians will be presented with a “Save a Life Award” as part of the 2022 St John NT Excellence Awards ceremony …

  04 Oct 2022
MEDIA RELEASE: ST John NT supports the importance of CPR on Restart a Heart Day

If someone you love went into sudden cardiac arrest, would you know what to do? On world Restart a Heart Day, Sunday 16 October , St John NT is joining forces with other Ambulance Services across Australia and New Zealand to raise …

  04 Oct 2022
Media Release: Territorians highly satisfied with their ambulance service

Are Territorians satisfied with the level of care experienced when accessing local ambulance services? 96% say yes. An annual Patient Experience Survey conducted and released by the Council of Ambulance Authorities (CAA) shows that …

  01 Sep 2022
Media Release: St John NT Excellence Awards 2022 open for nominations

Media Release: St John NT Excellence Awards 2022 open for nominations Thursday, 1 September 2022 St John NT is calling on the Northern Territory community to nominate paramedics, volunteers and members of their staff who have …

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