Call for nominations for the Board and Executive for 2018/2019

Volunteer Ambulance Officers Association of Tasmania Inc Call for nominations for the Board and Executive   The VAOAT Annual General Meeting will be held at Scamander on the East Coast of Tasmania  on Sunday 2nd  December 2018. Nominations are sought from members interested in getting involved in the governance of the organisation. All roles are […]

Call for nominations for the Board and Executive for 2017/2018

Volunteer Ambulance Officers Association of Tasmania Inc Call for nominations for the Board and Executive   The VAOAT Annual General Meeting will be held at Campbell Town on Saturday 25th November. Nominations are sought from members interested in getting involved in the governance of the organisation. All roles are voluntary and unpaid, although expenses for […]

Audited financials FY 2016

There was a delay in completing our audited report, due to some technicalities in describing amounts – ie, whether an amount should be recorded as a grant or a donation, etc. They have now been completed and the annual return submitted. Should anyone wish to see the audited accounts please contact the Treasurer or the […]

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 […]

Careflight MediSim Trauma Training

Once again Careflight is offering their MediSim Trauma Care Workshop to emergency service volunteers in Tasmania. Participants who attended last year found this training extremely valuable and interesting. This program runs over one day (8:30 to 4:30) or two evenings (6pm to 10pm) and is specifically designed to give participants the skills needed until emergency […]