First Aid IRC Four Year Workplan

The First Aid Industry Reference Committee (IRC), of which AECP is a member, submitted the First Aid IRC Four Year Workplan to the Commonwealth on Firday 30th September, 2016. This workplan can be downloaded from the SkillsIQ website page specific to the
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AGM + Special Event: “Discover the future of your industry”

Our 2016 Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday 25th November, 12:30pm registration for 1pm meeting. The AGM will be immediately followed by a special event covering challenges and opportunities for the future of our industry. Keynote speaker is Peter LeCornu, former CEO of St John Ambulan...
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AECP: Member Of First Aid Industry Reference Committee

Membership currently consists of 10 organisations: First Aid Council Members · Australian Emergency Care Providers · Australian Red Cross · Royal Life Saving Society Australia · St John Ambulance Australia · Surf Life Saving Australia
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USI Exemption 2016

An AECP initiative for representatives of the first aid industry to meet with the new Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, the Hon Luke Hartsuyker has resulted in extension of the USI exemption for short courses. It had been the case that from 1 January 2016, courses of one day or less ...
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Draft 2015 Guidelines Now Available

Draft ANZCOR 2015 Guidelines are available for review on the ARC website at: resus.org.au/anzcor-2015-final-guidelines The revised Guidelines are based on the Consensus on Science and Treatment Recommendations (CoSTR...
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Update – Health Services Amendment (Paramedics) Act 2015

As an update to the previous item, we can report that the NSW Parliament has now passed this Act, which will protect the title of Paramedic in NSW. AECP has been invited to a consultation meeting to discuss the regulations that will operate under the new Act. The Act will commence following d...
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New ‘Paramedic’ Legislation in NSW

AECP has been invited to assist in the formulation of new legislation in NSW protecting the title 'paramedic'. At present anyone can call themselves a paramedic regardless of qualification or experience. The new legislation aims to provide a protection to those holding paramedic qualifications and t...
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