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September 30, 2016

Hungry? Don't stress! We've got your sorted.

At the student #FernoSim tonight, we'll have a food truck here, as well as free popcorn for everyone! 

 Monster Rolls Menu

The food truck is arriving at 5pm, ready for dinner. This year's scenario is set to be a massive one, wi...

September 22, 2016

The SPA Committee is proud to announce the program for the 9th annual SPA International Conference. The Program is available for PDF download on the SPAIC page of this website.

#SPAIC2016 is set to be a massive conference jam packed with incredible speakers, and join us...

September 17, 2016

Paramedics Australasia Victorian Chapter are offering 12 x SPAIC2016 scholarships available to Victorian students. These are

2 x Conference Registration PLUS Return economy airfaires to the value of $400

10 x Conference Registration to the value of $70

Applications requir...

September 8, 2016

You asked and we delivered! This year, SPA is hosting not one, not two but FOUR exciting workshops.

These practical workshops are intended to broaden your knowledge as student paramedics, each in their own way. And now, drumroll please....

The workshops are:


September 5, 2016

Neil Noble
Critical Care Flight Paramedic, Queensland Ambulance Service

Neil Noble is a Critical Care Flight Paramedic and Senior Operations Supervisor with the Queensland Ambulance Service. He is also the lead paramedic of Team Australia EMS and Vice President of Param...

September 5, 2016

Matt Pepper
Intensive Care Paramedic and Special Operations Team Paramedic with New South Wales Ambulance​

Matt will be presenting his research on the prehospital response to terrorism. Having spent 7 Years in the Australian Army, Matt's knowledge in this area is outsta...

September 5, 2016

Matt Shepherd
MICA Flight Paramedic, Ambulance Victoria

Matt began his career working as a Registered Nurse, completing a Graduate Diploma in Emergency Nursing at Monash before moving his career to Ambulance in 1999.

Since that time Matt has had a steady progression thro...

September 5, 2016

Dr. Marianne Jauncey

Medical Director, Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre

Dr Marianne Jauncey was appointed to the position of Medical Director at the Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre in August 2008. Dr Jauncey has previously worked as a drug and al...

September 5, 2016

Haydn Drake

Intensive Care Paramedic with St John Ambulance New Zealand

Haydn studied at Auckland University of Technology and has been working as a paramedic for 11 years and with St John for a total of 17 years. Prior to this, Haydn was a Medic in the New Zealand Defen...

September 5, 2016

Marc Colbeck
Course Coordinator (BHSc), ACU Brisbane

Marc Colbeck is a senior lecturer and course coordinator for the Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine) at ACU in Brisbane. He is a highly experienced Critical Care Paramedic with 14 years on-road experience on thr...

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