Shock Verdict Video


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ANZCOR Neonatal Guidelines


ANZCOR Neonatal Guidelines The Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR) published updates on adult, paediatric and neonatal resuscitation guidelines in 2016 (see; and for the full text of all guidelines) These updates were based on the 2015 International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) suite of consensus statements on the science of resuscitation with treatment recommendations (full … Read More

Congratulations John Pearn


Congratulations to John Pearn who has received the Royal Life Saving Society's King Edward VII Cup from the Queen. John Pearn receiving the the Royal Life Saving Society's King Edward VII Cup from the Queen.

A/Professor Tony Walker (Distinguished Service Award)


The ARC Victorian Branch presented Tony with a Distinguished Service Award for his 15 years service as Chairman of the branch. Tony showed inspirational leadership and will be sadly missed. In August 2016 Tony was also presented a Recognition of Service Award by the ARC National Council for his enormous contributions over the past 15 years as the Victorian Branch … Read More

2015 Spark of Life Conference

Carol CareyConferences, News

A very successful conference attended by almost 500 delegates. For those who were unable to attend click below to view a copy of the programme. [wpfilebase tag=file id=826 /] Website: The 2017 SOL Conference will be held on 4-6 May at the: Hilton Adelaide 233 Victoria Square, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Professor Ian Jacobs


We wish to advise of the tragic loss of Professor Ian Jacobs yesterday (Sunday 19th October 2014) after a sudden illness. For over 25 years Prof Jacobs has served the Australian Resuscitation Council tirelessly in various roles, including as Chair since 2000. His contribution to the national and international resuscitation community has been immense. We at the Australian Resuscitation Council … Read More

25 years’ service to the Australian Resuscitation Council

Carol CareyNews

At a recent Council dinner, Professor Ian Jacobs, National Chairman and Mrs Carol Carey, Executive Officer were recognised for 25 years’ service to the Australian Resuscitation Council.  Professor Ian Jacobs attended his first meeting in November 1989 as Chairman of the WA Branch, a position he still holds today.  In July 1994 he took on the role of Deputy Chairman and … Read More

Consultation of First Aid Until HLTAID001 – HLTAID007

Carol CareyNews

The draft new release of the First Aid units will be available for four weeks of public consultation from 21st July – 15th August 2014. Background The First Aid Subject Matter Expert Group (SMEG), in which the Australian Resuscitation Council was represented, signed off the draft of the new release of First Aid units:  HLTAID001 – HLTAID007 (HLTAID008 not included in this … Read More