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Students Raise Awareness of Community Defib Project

Written on July 8, 2020 at 13:39, by

Western Sydney University Students are doing a great job helping the Community Defib Project to raise awareness of the importance of AEDs in the community. The students, who are all studying paramedicine, took the opportunity to put a short video together to assist the project. “The students have done a great video explaining in simple… Read More »

West End Community Fund – South Australia Grants

Written on August 7, 2017 at 12:20, by

West End Community Fund has announced more grants for community groups. The current round is open, and you may be eligible to apply for funding for your community, community group or other organisation.The guidelines including application details can be found at the following link:https://www.westenddraught.com.au/community-aid/wecf/Note: The Defibshop places this information on here to assist you. We have nothing… Read More »

Here for Hearts Sunshine Coast QLD

Written on April 23, 2015 at 09:15, by

The Here for Hearts program, proudly supported by the partnership between Westfund Health and the Defibshop, was launched this week on the Sunshine Coast. The launch, held at the Maroochydore branch of Westfund Health, coincided with the first anniversary since the branch opened. A great local crowd was in attendance at the branch and were… Read More »

Here for Hearts – Genuine Community Program for Regional & Rural NSW & QLD

Written on April 9, 2015 at 18:13, by

Your Defibshop is so excited to announce our awesome partnership with Westfund Health to bring to you the ‘Here for Hearts’ community defibrillator program. Launched recently at Bathurst, Maroochydore, Orange, Dubbo and Wollongong, the ‘Here for Hearts’ program provides access for community groups such as sporting clubs and schools to apply for assistance to purchase a… Read More »

Donated defibrillator saves life at Crescent Head

Written on June 2, 2014 at 20:12, by

A great success story of a young 65 year old man who suffered a Sudden Cardiac Arrest at the Crescent Head Malibu Classic last Friday (30/06/14). The defibrillator, retrieved from the nearby Crescent Head Holiday Park office, was used to successfully defibrillate (shock) the man, who is now recovering in hospital and should be discharged soon. The… Read More »

School Defibrillator Purchase – Positive Feedback

Written on May 29, 2014 at 11:03, by

BIG news on school and community grants – for more details….. click here! DefibShop recently installed a defibrillator into a public primary school in the inner west suburbs of Sydney. We were gladly surprised when the feedback below came to us via an email: Hi Carpet Thanks for keeping my daughters safe by selling her… Read More »

Cathedral School Bathurst Saves Grandfather!

Written on December 8, 2013 at 18:33, by

To apply for a grant at your school in regional NSW or QLD, click here to view the Here for Hearts program…. Friday 28 February 2013 will be etched in the minds of many who were at Cathedral School in Bathurst to pick up their children at the end of the school day. Unlike any other school… Read More »

Agquip 2013

Written on September 29, 2013 at 16:06, by

AgQuip 2013, held at Gunnedah in regional NSW was a great success and your Defibshop was visited by many who attended. If you were one of the many who called into our stand, thanks for saying hello and if you have any questions, or there is any information we can help you with, send us a… Read More »

ARC NSW – Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates Decreasing in Sydney

Written on September 29, 2013 at 13:47, by

Your Defibshop supports the report put out by the ARC NSW Branch highlighting the serious need for more defibrillators to be placed throughout our communities. Whilst the report highlights Sudden Cardiac Arrests in Sydney, Defibshop Managing Director Carpet Hughes said “There is no doubt Sydney is not a stand alone location.” Given the vast size… Read More »

School Nurses

Written on August 27, 2013 at 15:58, by

To take a look at the “Here for Hearts” community school and sporting groups community program – and see if your school is eligible to apply for one of the “Here for Hearts” ‘dollar for dollar’ program defibrillator packages. Click here Defibshop works well with many school nurses. Our network of school nurses continues to… Read More »