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Cowra Shire Council works with local clubs to secure Defibrillator Grants!

June 6, 2018 at

Well done to Cowra Shire Council and three of the community’s local sports clubs. Together, they have all been successful in receiving an Office of Sport NSW defibrillator grant to assist with the funding of a defibrillator for their club. Many club members came out on a cool and wet evening in May to attend… Read More »

Maitland District Netball Association receives Office of Sport NSW Defibrillator Grant!

June 3, 2018 at

Congratulations to the Maitland District Netball Association on successfully applying for and receiving one of the many Office of Sport NSW funding grants to equip their club with a defibrillator package from the Defibshop!  Club members came together one evening in May to be taken through Sudden Cardiac Arrest and how to use their defibrillator should… Read More »

Rake cast feature in new Shock Verdict ad to promote CPR

March 29, 2018 at

Only 10% of people survive a cardiac arrest so…C’mon Australia, Let’s Save Lives! For more information visit: http://www.utas.edu.au/shockverdict The three steps to help save a life: Call 000 – Start chest compressions – Use an AED This video aims to encourage untrained members of the public to participate in resuscitation in out of hospital cardiac arrest… Read More »

West End Community Fund – South Australia Grants

August 7, 2017 at

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 »

Brighton real estate agency to bring defibrillator to auctions, following bidder’s heart attack

May 18, 2017 at

Sudden Cardiac Arrest can happen to anyone, anywhere at any time – even at an auction to buy your new home!! Nick Johnstone Real Estate auctions are the safest to be at following the purchase of a defibrillator recently from the Defibshop after a Sudden Cardiac arrest occurred at an auction. The patient, Mr Friedman… Read More »

ZOLL AED Plus At a Glance Videos

December 16, 2016 at

ZOLL AED At a Glance Videos: How to turn it on and apply electrodes   Deliver a Shock – Fully Auto vs Semi Auto:   Performing CPR with CPR REAL Help:    Changing Pads and Batteries:   Follow this below link for more ZOLL AED Plus Training Videos: https://bit.ly/2YWU3rt

Cardiac Arrest Survivor – Cassandra Scott

October 8, 2015 at

One of many wonderful survival stories! Take a look at this wonderful video put together by Take Heart Australia! Cassandra survived her Sudden Cardiac Arrest at the beach in 2012 thanks to the fantastic efforts of those around her…. “It is a great story about how really good solid effective chest compressions can save a… Read More »

Here for Hearts Sunshine Coast QLD

April 23, 2015 at

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

April 9, 2015 at

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 »