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Twenty-year-old man dies at Coogee following cliff fall

By DANIEL LO SURDO A 20-year-old man has died at Coogee on Saturday afternoon after falling 30 metres from a cliff between Coogee Beach and Gordons Bay, with NSW Ambulance inspector Lucky Phrachanh describing the tragedy as a "horrible accident". The man was walking with his girlfriend along the cliff following an afternoon at the […]

NSW ambulances receive record-breaking calls on New Year’s Eve

By DANIEL LO SURDO NSW Ambulance Inspector Kay Armstrong has revealed that there were a record-breaking number of calls made for ambulances on New Year's Eve after a mix of mischief-related and COVID-19 calls marked the busiest night in 126 years of the service. While speaking to Today on New Year's Day, Inspector Armstrong said […]

Paramedics Under Attack

BY JADE MORELLINI The Australian Paramedics Association (APA) is demanding the reduction of single paramedic responses as paramedics are sick and tired of being attacked on the job. If paramedics attend emergencies where they feel unsafe or are being threatened, they will now walk away and wait for police to arrive. When paramedics are alone, […]

First Responder Fiasco

BY ISOBEL RUSHE Local firefighters with inadequate medical training are forced to answer paramedic calls under a new proposal that changes department policy. New "First Responders" program leaves NSW Fire Department’s out of their depths as the policy demands to have firefighters acting and performing as paramedics. Secretary of the Australian Paramedics Association (APA), Gary […]