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  14 Jan 2022
MEDIA RELEASE: 45 new staff to boost Territory ambulance ranks

The Territory Labor Government is investing $7 million to bolster ambulance services and crew in the Northern Territory. St John NT will recruit 45 new staff including paramedics for new ambulance crews in Darwin and Alice Springs. Existing ambulance crews in Katherine …


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  20 May 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Volunteer community spirit recognised

Almost 1000 hours of volunteer dedication has been recognised through a St John NT award. The Richard Morris Community Spirit Award is given to St John NT volunteers who openly display a great community spirit. The award is presented …

  12 May 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: New service tackles fatigue and performance in Australian workplaces

Eclipse Subscription Service offers education on sleep, fatigue, wellness and productivity in operational, office, work-from-home and volunteer workforces The Northern Territory’s ambulance service, St John NT are first to invest …

  10 May 2021
VOLUNTEERS: Ashleigh's story

Fifteen-year-old St John NT Cadet Ashleigh was well-prepared to face the organisation's annual Cadet First Aid Competitions over the May Day long weekend. Not only had her Cadet trainers, St John NT Paramedics Abbey and Rhys prepared her …

  07 May 2021
Ambulance service caring for Territorians

St John NT has responded to the United Workers Union’s allegations today reassuring Territorians that the service is well and truly fit for purpose. St John NT CEO Judith Barker said that she was disappointed that the Union has …

  07 May 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: The Territory is healthy, happy and hungry for more events!

Bass in the Grass is just over a week away, and the Territory’s events are going gangbusters despite the rest of the country still reeling from the effects of COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions. With over 400 events already confirmed …

  07 May 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Central Australian schools receive lifesaving AEDs

Two Central Australian schools will receive lifesaving automatic external defibrillators (AED) from St John NT as part of a Northern Territory Government community benefit fund grant. Centralian Middle School in Gillen and Our Lady of …

  27 Apr 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Young lifesavers battle it out to see who is the best St John Cadet in the Territory

Come down to see who can handle the pressure of a potentially life-or-death situation at the Northern Territory St John Ambulance Cadet Competitions. St John NT will run their annual Cadet First Aid Competitions on Saturday, 1 May …

  20 Apr 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Helping paramedics stay safe

How you respond in an emergency can mean the difference between life and death. You need to assess the situation, think fast and prioritise your actions to preserve the life of someone sick or injured. Now imagine if at the same time …

  14 Apr 2021
EMPLOYEES: Fresh start in Katherine for graduate paramedic, Matt Wright.

There are a lot of differences between growing up in a city down south and growing up somewhere rural in the NT. According to St John NT graduate Paramedic Matt Wright (no, not the croc-wrangler) the biggest difference is that unlike …

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