Welcome to our website

Welcome to the Volunteer Ambulance Officers Association of Tasmania website. Whether you are a long-standing member of the association,

a new volunteer or someone who is thinking about becoming a volunteer ambulance
officer, we hope you will find the site full of useful information.

“Making a Difference” – Tasmanian’s 600+ Volunteer Ambulance Officers

“Making a Difference” is a promotional video about the valuable work done by Tasmania’s 600+ volunteer ambulance officers.
The video was funded by the Australian

Notice Board

Volunteer Ambulance Officers Association of Tasmania AGM 25th November 2017

Jul 12, 2017

As you may be aware, there will be no gathering held this year. VAOAT still need to run an AGM, this will be held at The Grange in Campbell Town starting at 10am sharp on Saturday the 25th November 2017.

The program will consist of a mini one day gathering with some items happening throughout the day. Morning Lunch, and afternoon tea will be provided and we will have you leaving by 4pm on the 25th.

The event will be open to all Ambulance Tasmania Volunteer’s and registration will be done via Eventbrite, and you will be advised in due course when registration’s will open. Normal VAOAT travel reimbursement will still apply, but VAOAT are encouraging normal car-pooling arrangements.

VAOAT are looking forward to see all Volunteers on the day.

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Scholarships for volunteers

May 27, 2017

Last week the Hon Michael Keenan MP., announced the commencement of the emergency management volunteer scholarship program. The program will boost education development opportunities to ensure volunteers and their agencies are best equipped to prepare for and respond to disasters.

Eligible volunteers can receive financial support to access accredited vocational and higher education qualifications in emergency and disaster management fields. They will receive up to $12,000 for completing vocational education and training and up to $25,000 for higher education.

For more information on the application process visit the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience website.

https://www.aidr.org.au/education/scholarships-for-volunteers/

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May 17, 2017

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First Response

Feb 05, 2017

Vol 21 No 3 is currently available. Please go to the First Response tab to download this issue.

We are currently in the process of adding past issues. Watch this space for further details.

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Photos of Volunteers

Jan 05, 2017

VAOAT are currently updating our new website and we are keen to get photos of volunteers to enhance the site. If any Volunteers out there have photos of themselves, or members of their group in uniform, can you please email them to Leith at mcharryle@hotmail.com.

Please be aware that by sending me the email with photos, you are also authorising me and giving me the permission to use these photos on our website.

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