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Anyone for a Summer Job?
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
It’s officially the silly season! We have come out of hibernation, many companies have Christmas parties or end of year functions and of course Summer
always brings an increase in events and tourism.
It is therefore no surprise that many service based businesses are looking for new staff to start ASAP! In fact there are more than 1,500 jobs in...
Defibrillators for all Blacktown sports grounds
Friday, July 8, 2016
Soon when you’re playing sports on any Blacktown sports ground, you‘ll feel safe knowing that should you have a heart attack, help is onsite.
The Blacktown Council is purchasing a defibrillator for each of its sports grounds. The overall cost of $252,000 is being met from the Council budget and by donations from some of the sports ground users. Each...
First Aid For Snake Bites
Monday, February 2, 2015
We have had some fantastic weather recently and it’s very likely that you’ve used it as an opportunity to get out and about amongst some of the incredible
National parks that we have surrounding us. We all know, however, that when you go on a bush walk, you might be miles away from the next person, but
you are certainly...
Sunburn First Aid
Friday, October 31, 2014
With summer just around the corner, the sun is out and shining bright over Sydney already which makes us think of all the great times we’ll have outside
during our favourite season Down Under!
We’ll all be outside an awful lot over the coming months and, while it’ll be as enjoyable as ever, we all know the dangers that the...
Knocked Out Teeth - What To Do?
Monday, May 26, 2014
By now, we have all seen the gruesome clip of West Coast Eagles midfielder
Elliot Yeo losing his two front teeth in a heavy collision with Collingwood’s Jarrod Witt in the AFL this weekend.
If you haven’t already, take a look but be warned it isn’t pretty to watch.
Contact sport is the main cause of dental issues such as...
Living With Asthma
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Living with asthma can be scary, whether you have asthma yourself, or someone close to you suffers. Being prepared for an asthma attack is crucial and
knowing how to spot the signs and deal with them swiftly can be crucial in saving someone’s life.
When the symptoms of asthma become aggravated, the airways become tightened and swell up, which means...