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PA Salutes the forebears of paramedics

The Stretcher-bearers working in the ANZAC Field Ambulance in Gallipoli were the forebears of paramedics. Their work was extreme, difficult and life-threatening and yet they continued throughout this campaign and many others to put their own lives at risk to save others. On ANZAC Day this year – the 100th Anniversay – PA salutes all […]

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PA welcomes New Zealander Sharon Duthie to the Board of Directors

From a strong field of candidates, Sharon was nominated by the PA Committee of Management (Chapters and SPA) to fill a vacancy left following the resignation of Director Richard Larsen. Sharon’s term runs until the AGM in October this year. Sharon was the inaugural Chair of Paramedics Australasia NZ and has been instrumental in building […]

Positive sign for National Registration of Paramedics

Paramedics Australasia will continue to work constructively with government to secure the inclusion of paramedics in the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for health professions (the national scheme), following advice today the COAG Health Council is in the process of considering a proposal for national registration of paramedics in Australia with the proviso that individual […]

AUT Paramedicine team show skill in Baltimore

A team of AUT University paramedicine lecturers recently participated in the 2015 EMSToday Conference / JEMS Games in Baltimore, Maryland in the United States. Held from 25-27th February, the event saw four lecturers from the Department of Paramedicine – Luke Summers, Brendan Wood, Haydn Drake and Sarah Gordon – show their skills at the Games […]