Fast facts

  • Volunteers provide more than 2.8 million hours to country ambulances, representing a significant contribution to healthcare in Western Australia.
  • Western Australia has more ambulance¬†response locations (sub-centres) per capita than any other State.
  • There are 162 St John Ambulance locations operating in country WA, serviced by more than 3100 dedicated volunteer ambulance officers and 90 paramedics. These volunteers travel more than two million kilometres across country WA annually, transporting more than 62,000 people.
  • There are about 100 sub-centre committees that manage operations on behalf of St John Ambulance at full volunteer-run locations. In addition, there are 15 country sub-centres with a mix of volunteer ambulance officers and career paradmedics working side by side.