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AED: Fact vs. Fiction

Let’s begin this article with some urgent facts about reality in Australia: cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in the country, and when compared to heart attacks, it […]

How Will Your Child Benefit from Learning First Aid?

In April 2016, ABC News broke the story of how a 13-year-old boy based in Arizona, named Nathan Boyer, saved the life of his baseball coach Isaac Wenrlch with quick […]

How Will Learning First Aid Improve Your Job Prospects?

Any boosts to Australia’s robust economy will surely be felt in Sydney, the country’s most populous city. That distinction also sees the city teeming with new job applicants every year, […]

Why You Need To Know First Aid This Summer

If one thing’s for certain, it’s this: Brisbane can be positively scorching during the summer. In response, many people in the region head for the water. Whether it’s in the […]
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Why you should learn CPR

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is something we teach every day at Australia Wide First Aid. No matter what you do or where you are located, we believe anyone over the age […]
Paper Bag for Asthma

First Aid for Asthma Attacks – Why You Should Bin the ‘Paper Bag’ Technique

Asthma is a respiratory condition that afflicts 2.7 million people in the country, or as many as one in every nine Australians (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2018). Though such a […]
Shark Attack in Australia

In case of a shark attack, know your First Aid

While far less common than movies like Jaws would have us believe, the reality is shark attacks do happen. Most Australians accept the inherent risks of ocean swimming or surfing: […]
Jellyfish in Australia

As If, Jellyfish! First Aid on the Beach

In any case, always present to a lifesaver as your first port of call. If you happen to be at an unmanned beach, here we explain the most common stingers and their corresponding First Aid treatment.

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