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About Us

St John Ambulance (Qld) is a self-funded charitable organisation dedicated to helping people in sickness, distress, suffering or danger.

St John Ambulance (QLD) offers the highest standard of training, supplies and equipment because it is our core business – helping save lives is all that we do.


St John Ambulance (Qld) is a self-funding charity in the Australian community working for the service of humanity.


We are a trusted organisation of highly skilled staff and volunteers who assist in first aid and first response situations by providing total first aid solutions in the areas of community event support; community outreach services; situations of sickness, distress, suffering or danger in times of natural disaster and emergency; training programmes and first aid products and services.


Our head office is situated in Brisbane and we have regional depots servicing the entire state of Queensland.



We are a registered charity. The majority of our funds come from our commercial operations providing first aid products, training and event services, as well as donations and bequests. Profits from the funds raised provide a means for achieving the organisation's humanitarian objectives.



To enhance the lives of Queenslanders and their families through the delivery of first aid, community support services, and innovative training.



Partnering with every Queenslander for their first aid and community social support needs, and being the leading provider of these services.



To deliver first aid and event health services; credentialled first aid training; first aid products and social support services - all of which enhance the lives of individuals, families and the wider community.



At the core of our values is humanity, and the saving of lives is paramount. We treat all who come to use with integrity; respect; care; dedication and compassion. We are dedicated to helping people in sickness, distress, suffering or danger.



For over 125 years, St John Ambulance (Qld) has worked within the community to save lives with first aid. Our centenary was in 1989.


We are a part of an Australian and worldwide organisation, with a long and honourable history. Our roots go far back to medieval times when the knights of St John provided care and shelter to pilgrims and crusaders. 



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