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St John Ambulance Australia

St John Ambulance Australia has been active in Australia for over 140 years. It is a profit-for-purpose organisation, a registered charity and a certified social trader, active in all States and Territories.

St John Ambulance Australia is dedicated to saving lives through first aid. Providing services to communities across Australia, the organisation is the country's leading supplier of first aid training, products and services. Each year St John Ambulance Australia delivers 1.2 million hours of voluntary community service, trains over 500,000 people in first aid and provides treatment to over 150,000 people in Australia at public events annually.

Vision and mission

St John Ambulance Australia is dedicated to saving lives through first aid.

How St John Ambulance Australia can help

St John Ambulance Australia provides services throughout Australia, including:

  • event health services
  • first aid training
  • first aid products, equipment and restocking services

Information line

Call 1300 785 646


  • First Aid in Schools free first aid training for primary school children
  • ShockingAUS campaign for publicly accessible defibrillators and CPR training for all Australians
  • First on scene first aid training for all learner drivers

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - St John Ambulance Australia.

Last reviewed: August 2023

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