Latest events and developments
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
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 ...
Draft 2015 Guidelines Now Available
Draft ANZCOR 2015 Guidelines are available for review on the ARC website at:
The revised Guidelines are based on the Consensus on Science and Treatment Recommendations (CoSTR...
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...
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...