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Christmas joy to kids in need

St John WA and Anglicare WA have continued a long partnership to support families and children in need over the Christmas period. Continuing a heartwarming tradition, the St John WA team which comprises more than 7500 staff and volunteers across the state, donated a raft of brand new toys and gifts for children who might…
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Heightened support in Dunsborough and Busselton for Leavers WA 2023

St John WA heightened its commitment to the South West community for Leavers WA 2023 ahead of scorching temperatures and new COVID-19 wave. More than 8000 school leavers flocked to the South West from Sunday, November 19 to Friday, November 24. St John WA (SJWA) was part of the in-depth Harm Minimisation strategy led by…
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Celebrating International Volunteer Day 2023

International Volunteer Day, celebrated on 5 December, is an opportunity to thank and acknowledge the contributions of volunteers worldwide.   When it comes to volunteers, WA has a lot to be thankful for. Last financial year, about 4500 volunteers dedicated more than 230,000 hours to serving the WA community. Volunteers support the Western Australian community…
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Djiti-djitis boardshorts for Andy raises funds for regional defibrillators

St John WA’s defibrillator network across regional coastlines is set to grow thanks to an inspired fundraising initiative honouring the late Fremantle father of two Andy Rutherford. Andy, 48, died of cardiac arrest after collapsing on a beach at Elephant Rocks, near Denmark, in April despite the best efforts of first aid-trained friends, use of…
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SOC call taker Sharon Davies plays her part in 16 Days of WA campaign

Sharon Davies, a State Operations Centre Advanced Emergency Medical Dispatcher, is playing her part in the Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence by representing St John WA (SJWA) during a State Government campaign called ’16 Days in WA’. The 16 Days in WA campaign runs from 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence…
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St John WA marches with Pride

Saturday evening saw St John WA team members walk alongside the LGBTQIA+ community at Perth’s Pride Parade. For the sixth year running, paramedics, volunteers, Event Health Services staff and support workers were joined by St John WA Group CEO Kevin Brown, Chief People Officer Tamsyn Howard, and Kura Bear to represent WA’s emergency ambulance service.…
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Support of Australian Defence Force reservist employees nationally recognised

St John WA has won a 2023 National Employer Support Award for its support of Australian Defence Force (ADF) reservist employees, having already won a state-based award. Out of a record number of 411 national nominations across six categories, St John WA (SJWA) won the not-for-profit category. Clinical Support Paramedic (CSP) Andrew Wishart was among…
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Remembering the best of us

Friends, family and colleagues came together to pay final respects to beloved Clinical Support Paramedic and member of the St John WA family, Tinesh Tamilkodi at a funeral on November 23. Tinesh died when his response car crashed en route to a Priority 1 Triple Zero (000) emergency call in the early hours of November…
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All the fun of the fair as St John WA supports Pride

St John WA demonstrated its ongoing support for LGBTQIA+ people over the weekend at Pride Fair Day. As well as the Event Health Services team making sure everyone was looked after on the day, representatives from St John WA’s Diversity & Inclusion network kept the crowds entertained and informed.has context menu Kura Bear was joined…
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Patient satisfaction with emergency service hits pre-COVID highs

St John WA has outperformed all other jurisdictions for patient satisfaction over time taken to be connected to an ambulance service call taker and ambulance wait times, while exceeding the national average for overall patient satisfaction. The patient satisfaction key indicators are published in the annual Council of Ambulance Authorities Patient Experience Survey released in…
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Agnew brothers’ legendary journey with the Legend2Legend Program

In Wundowie, brothers Brendan and Jarrad Agnew are on a remarkable journey with St John WA’s Legend2Legend program. Their commitment as first responders not only strengthens their brotherly bond, but also enriches their community. Brendan is a paramedical science student at Edith Cowan University and a casual concrete labourer, while Jarrad works as an Emergency…
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Bunbury Community Transport volunteer driven to support those in need after Seniors Expo

For St John WA (SJWA) Community Transport Volunteer Judy Bone, driving people in need to their medical appointments was a passion instilled by her mother. “When I saw it advertised at a Seniors Expo that St John WA were needing drivers, I knew that this is something I would really enjoy doing,” Judy said. “Coming…
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