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  17 Mar 2023
Media Release: Women in Ambulance receive honours on International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day St John NT is pleased to announce six employees have been recognised in the 2023 Council of Ambulance Authorities Women in Ambulance Awards. The awards highlight successful and hardworking women in ambulance services across …


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  17 Feb 2023
Media Release: St John NT launches regional and remote recruitment drive

St John NT has stepped up its recruitment to regional and remote locations in the NT in order to bolster its services and support crews. The recruitment drive will target qualified and intern paramedics from across Australia, New …

  17 Feb 2023
AMBULANCE: Recycling of old St John NT uniforms helps fight against textile waste.

Recycling of old St John NT uniforms helps fight against textile waste. The implementation of new uniforms for paramedic staff in July 2022 brought many obstacles to navigate including the question of what to do with the old …

  15 Feb 2023
Media Release: Lifesaving community education for Territory businesses.

Lifesaving community education for Territory businesses. 15 February 2023 St John NT is working with Bendigo Bank to ensure that Territory businesses know how to respond in a medical emergency. Bendigo Bank has donated …

  15 Feb 2023
Media Release: New survey ranks training and development as a key motivator to volunteer

New survey ranks training and development as a key motivator to volunteer A recent survey by St John NT found that the top three things their volunteers enjoy most are opportunities for training and development, supporting the …

  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 …

  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 …

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