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Do you have a passion to see Rural Australians safe

In an emergency situation, severe bleeding can be life-threatening. While

Thuraya satellite service is no longer available in Australia due

Hello everyone. This post has been encouraged by 2 things:

The late afternoon sun cast long shadows across the parched

To those who have purchased a CellAED from us we

Falls from heights are a leading cause of death and

Okay, so this one is personal. You may have heard

Australia’s agricultural sector is the backbone of our economy, but

Living and working in rural and remote Australia comes with

Here at Rural & Remote First Aid, we understand the

Hi everyone, I’m excited to introduce you to Andrew, a

Welcome to the team, Adam!

Get ready for an adventure, Rural and Remote First Aid are

Do you thrive in the face of challenges? Does the

ATV Rollovers

When the Ambulance is called in ATVs rollover incidents it means it hasn't ended well! Learn how to respond when you discover someone stuck under an ATV.

10th October is World Mental Health Day that kicks off Mental Health Awareness Week; a reminder that Mental Health issues are increasingly common.


Shocktober is an initiative to bring awareness to Sudden Cardiac Arrest & the need for CPR & Defibrillation. Cardiac Arrest does not discriminate on age basis.

There is a significant time & cost difference between Remote Area First Aid and 'normal' First Aid. Take course 'Provide First Aid in Remote and Isolated Site'

The New Course

We are now into our 4th month delivering the new course and it's time to see how it's playing out. Read the overwhelmingly positive feedback!

Pinning down the exact location of an emergency site can

I have been communicating with many of you recently about

The Australian Resuscitation Council has released an update to the guidelines on management of Heat related illnesses. Read the most significant changes now.

With the growth in online shopping it's getting harder to discern a good product from a not so good one. Read my review of Aero Modulator 4 First Aid kit.

The Grab & Go is the bigger kit that will be sent to site with backup gear and extra people to assist in the longer term management of the patient.

Unfortunately, the more serious the incident the more scrambled the communication usually becomes So let's look at the elements that make good communication.

What a crazy landscape!

Hi All Well, the landscape and environment have certainly turned

What crazy weather we are experiencing across the continent! Wherever

Getting a response from the patient is one of those topics that is very easily glossed over in First Aid Training. Here's is a post on how to get a response.

It’s not just CPR.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. CPR. Cardio, meaning heart. Pulmonary, meaning lungs and

Given some questions we have had about the use of

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