Scholarships for volunteers
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.
Care Flight MediSim program for 2017
To all our valued Volunteer Ambulance Officers, The CareFlight MediSim trauma care workshops is running once again in 2017. CareFlight have been training Tasmanian first responders for the last five years and the program has been very popular amongst members wanting to get some additional skills and confidence in dealing with trauma patients on scene. … Continue reading “Care Flight MediSim program for 2017”
Volunteer Ambulance Officers Association of Tasmania AGM 25th November 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 … Continue reading “Volunteer Ambulance Officers Association of Tasmania AGM 25th November 2017”