About emergency services


St John provides emergency and non-emergency ambulance services to the community.

Emergency ambulance crews are based in Darwin, Palmerston, Katherine, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs.

The organisation employs more than 200 full-time staff and has more than 400 volunteers. St John also provides:

  • first-aid training
  • first-aid kits
  • first aid at community and public events
  • help during national disasters through volunteers
  • community care services for the aged, infirm and immobile.


In an emergency call 000 and ask for an ambulance.

If it's not an emergency, call 131 444 or 1300 360 455.

To find out more, visit the St John NT website.

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Last updated: 01 March 2016

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