New President elected at AGM
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New President elected at AGM

Peter Jurkovsky has been elected as PA’s new President for a three-year term. Peter is a PA Board Director and Chair of the Australian National Registration Working Group. Congratulations to Peter. Also our congratulations go to Simone Haigh, who has been elected as Vice-President. Simone is a PA Board Director and a paramedic based in Tasmania....

PA Board Director voting closes COB today – Monday 20 November
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PA Board Director voting closes COB today – Monday 20 November

The Annual General Meeting of members of Paramedics Australasia Ltd will be held at 5.00pm on Thursday 23 November 2017 at Crown Conference Centre, Room M15/16, 8 Whiteman Street Southbank Melbourne, Victoria. Click here to download a copy of the AGM Agenda along with details of the nominated Board Director candidates and voting instructions. Click here for the...

Australia’s first dedicated stroke ambulance ready to hit the road
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Australia’s first dedicated stroke ambulance ready to hit the road

Victorian stroke patients will have the very best chance of survival when Australia’s first-ever dedicated stroke ambulance hits the road later this month, assessing patients on the spot to speed up treatment and save lives. The ambulance will be crewed with a stroke nurse, radiographer and two paramedics, with a stroke neurologist on staff at the...

PA Annual General Meeting and Board Director nomination forms
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PA Annual General Meeting and Board Director nomination forms

The Annual General Meeting of members of Paramedics Australasia Ltd will be held at 5.00pm on Thursday 23 November 2017 at Crown Conference Centre, Room M15/16, 8 Whiteman Street Southbank Melbourne, Victoria. Click here to download a copy of the AGM Agenda along with details of the nominated Board Director candidates and voting instructions. Click here for the...

Four PA Members appointed to the Paramedicine Board of Australia
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Four PA Members appointed to the Paramedicine Board of Australia

Peter Jurkovsky, Chair of the Australian National Registration Working Group and PA Director, is delighted at the announcement that four highly respected PA Members have been appointed to the newly formed Paramedicine Board of Australia. Associate Professor Stephen Gough FPA – as practitioner member and chair Keith Driscoll ASM, FPA – as practitioner member Associate Professor Ian Patrick ASM, FPA – as practitioner...

Restart a Heart Day – Monday 16 October
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Restart a Heart Day – Monday 16 October

Restart a Heart Day aims to raise awareness of the need for all people to learn CPR and the use of automated external defibrillators to save a life in the event of a cardiac arrest. Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death, with an estimated 15,000 people suffering a cardiac arrest in Australia every...