What is the emergency service number in Australia?

Most people would know that Triple Zero (000) is Australia’s primary emergency service number and should be used if urgent emergency assistance is required from either police, fire, or ambulance services. These calls are free from all kinds of phone. However, did you know that Australia also has two secondary emergency service numbers that only […]

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Fevers and your baby

Fever is a common childhood illness accounting for almost 20% of the paediatric presentations to local Emergency Departments (ED). A recent study (Feb 2019), of almost two thousand children who presented with fever to an ED, found that most cases were not urgent (68%), 53% were aged between 13 – 24 months, and the months […]

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Paramedics Launch ‘Mission One Million’ to Teach Australian Parents How to Save their Children in an Emergency!

National Kids First Aid Awareness Week (October 14- 20, 2013) This summer, paramedics behind the national organization Kids First Aid (www.kidsfirstaid.com.au) are sounding the alarm to make sure parents know what to do if their child suffers a medical emergency.  Kids First Aid’s Mission One Million campaign marks the launch of the first Australian National […]