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  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 supporting the nationwide launch of a new …


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  06 Jan 2022
COVID-19 UPDATE: Territory-wide Lockout

As per the Northern Territory Government’s announcement today, there is a Territory-wide lockout in place from 1pm today, Thursday 6 January 2022, until midday 10 January 2022. How this may affect you: If you are fully …

  21 Dec 2021
STAFF: Trainer traineeship opens new doors

Three new recruits to St John NT will kick off the new year as trainees in the inaugural First Aid Trainer Traineeship, a 12-month program open for anyone from high school graduates to people late in their careers looking for a change. …

  14 Dec 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Staff and volunteers celebrated in annual awards

Recognised by her peers as a leader and advocate for her fellow paramedics, Bridie Morley has been named the Rotary Club of Darwin Sunrise Paramedic of the Year in the 2021 St John NT Excellence Awards. The Paramedic of the Year is …

  09 Dec 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: New COVID crew for patient transfers

With up to 2000 people moving through quarantine each fortnight, St John NT has established a new dedicated COVID-19 patient transport service for Top End communities. Supported by the Northern Territory Government, the service will …

  24 Nov 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: EOI for Aboriginal Artwork Commission

St John NT is calling for Aboriginal artists or designers with family of origin from the Northern Territory to submit an Expression of Interest to produce a piece of artwork to be used in connection with its Reconciliation Action Plan.   …

  23 Nov 2021
VOLUNTEERS: Virtual leaps and bounds thanks to City of Palmerston

When COVID-19 forced the suspension of face-to-face St John NT volunteer training, the young people involved in the youth development programs were in limbo until appropriate social distancing could be accommodated. The St John NT …

  18 Nov 2021
COVID-19 Update: Katherine first aid courses cancelled

Due to the current lockdown, the following first aid training courses in Katherine have been cancelled: 23 Nov - HLTAID011 Provide First Aid (two day course) 25 Nov - HLTAID011 Provide First Aid 26 Nov - HLTAID009 Provide …

  16 Nov 2021
COVID-19 Update: Katherine lockdown and NT mask mandate

The Northern Territory Chief Minister has annonced the extension of the Katherine lockdown and a Territory-wide mask mandate until 6pm, Monday 22 November. Our Katherine station will be limited to St John NT staff only until further …

  12 Nov 2021
COVID-19 Update: St John NT workforce vaccination status

As the Territory’s leading provider of emergency medical response and preparedness, we understand that the safety of our community is of the highest priority and wish to assure our community, clients and patients that we are operating in …

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