Category: Minister for Ambulance Services

Everyday Heroes Helping Paramedics Save Lives

Brave Victorians who stepped up to help save a life have been honoured at Ambulance Victoria’s annual Community Hero Awards. Minister for Ambulance Services Jenny Mikakos today met 17 courageous everyday Victorians who found themselves at the centre of a life-threatening medical emergency and helped save the life of a relative, neighbour or a stranger. […]

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Diamond Creek Ambulance Branch Works Power Ahead

Diamond Creek’s new stand-alone ambulance branch is almost complete and will soon deliver even faster response times to life-threatening local emergencies. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today inspected the $2.5 million state-of-the-art ambulance branch in Diamond Creek. The project is on track to be completed in November – more than six months early – […]

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Paramedics Moving To New Home Base In Mernda Soon

Mernda’s first ambulance branch is almost complete and will soon deliver even faster response times to life-threatening local emergencies. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today inspected the $4.1 million state-of-the-art ambulance branch in Mernda that will meet rising demand from one of the nation’s fastest growing communities. The spacious and cutting edge new facility […]

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Saving Lives With Tatura’s First Ambulance Branch

The Andrews Labor Government has started building Tatura’s first ever ambulance branch, which will deliver faster response times to life-threatening local emergencies. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today toured the construction site of the state-of-the-art ambulance branch on Casey Street, on track to be completed by mid-2019. The new ambulance branch will feature a […]

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Doors Open On New Murchison Ambulance Branch

Murchison paramedics now have the safe and modern home base they need to respond faster and save lives, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today officially opened the $1.8 million state-of-the-art ambulance branch on Watson Street in Murchison. The original branch was built in the 1960s and was no […]

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Digging In For Broadford’s First Ambulance Branch

Broadford paramedics will soon have the safe and modern home base they need to respond faster and save lives with the first sod turned on the town’s first ever ambulance branch. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today turned the first sod to mark the start of works for the state-of-the-art ambulance branch on Hamilton […]

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Giving Paramedics New Skills And Rural Communities Better Care

The Andrews Labor Government is expanding the role of paramedics working in rural communities to improve patient care when an emergency strikes. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today unveiled the Advanced Paramedic Roles Implementation Pilot, which will trial new roles for paramedics in rural communities. The advanced paramedic roles will be trialled in new […]

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Backing Gippsland’s Paramedics To Deliver The Best Care

Patients in Traralgon will get the urgent care they need faster and paramedics now have the safe, modern base they deserve thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today joined hard-working paramedics to open the cutting-edge Traralgon Ambulance Station on Princes Street. The new branch will replace the small Campbell […]

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Warrnambool Leading The Way In Record Low Ambulance And Surgery Wait Times

Ambulances are responding faster to life-threatening emergencies in the City of Warrnambool, while elective surgery waiting lists are at record lows. The latest performance data released today shows the Andrews Labor Government’s major health funding boosts and reforms to Victoria’s ambulance system are delivering big benefits to Warrnambool patients when they need it most. For […]

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Shepparton Leading The Way In Record Low Ambulance And Surgery Wait Times

Ambulances are responding faster to life-threatening emergencies in the City of Greater Shepparton, while elective surgery waiting lists are at record lows. The latest performance data released today shows the Andrews Labor Government’s major health funding boosts and reforms to Victoria’s ambulance system are delivering big benefits to Shepparton patients when they need it most. […]

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