St John Ambulance SA is capable of providing professional Event Health Services to almost any type of event.


From smaller community club matches to stadiums filled with thousands of spectators, we are highly experienced in covering sporting events such as:

  • School Sports
  • Triathlons, Marathons and Fun Runs
  • Cycling and BMX Events
  • Motorsports and Speedway
  • Club Sports (i.e. SANFL)
  • Athletics
  • Horse Events

We strive to ensure all your event needs are met and will work together with you to ensure compliance with any governing regulations relating to your field.

Music & Cultural

There are unique risks involved at these types of events – risks that are imperative to consider when providing Event Health Services. We conduct an in-depth and dynamic risk assessment on each of these events to ensure an appropriate level of coverage is supplied with all necessary equipment, therefore providing you with peace of mind that your patrons will be well looked after if assistance is required.

Our teams are experienced in providing Event Health Services at many different music and cultural events, including:

  • Concerts (i.e. Ed Sheeran, Guns N’ Roses, Katy Perry, P!nk)
  • Religious Celebrations and Events
  • Dance Events
  • Agricultural Shows


Our vision is to provide first aid related services that build community and individual resilience, and our volunteers love giving back to their local community.  Support of our community is at the heart of what we do, and we have had an integral role in looking after South Australians for more than 135 years.

Each year, our teams attend events such as:

  • Community Fairs
  • School Fetes
  • School Camps
  • Commemorative Services
  • Christmas Parades and Carols

Major Events

With major events, the experience, capability and capacity of St John Ambulance SA is unmatched. We have covered the largest and most diverse range of events, including:

  • Superloop Adelaide 500
  • WOMADelaide
  • Royal Adelaide Show
  • Encounter Youth Schoolies Festival
  • Adelaide Christmas Pageant
  • Extreme Sports
  • Parades and Exhibitions


More Event Organisers than ever trust St John Ambulance SA to safely and reliably cover their commercial or corporate events. Sometimes, the nature of these events requires flexibility from your provider. We are more than happy to work with you on any special requests you may have, and our flexible approach will ensure your event receives the best coverage possible.  We provide services to:

  • Movie and TV Productions
  • Conferences
  • Corporate Functions
  • Construction Sites
  • Product Launches
  • Annual General Meetings
  • Local Government
  • Workplace First Aid Coverage


Event Health Services Staff

Our range of experienced Event Staff include Event Responders, Event Medics, Advanced Event Medics, Ambulance Officers, Paramedics, Nurses and Doctors. In additional to our clinical staff, St John are also able to offer trained Commanders to support our operations, along with Communications staff who can operate either on-site, or off-site via our dedicated Communications Centre, and Event Liaisons.

Clinical Governance

All St John Event Health Services Staff operate under St John’s Clinical Practice Guidelines, which ensure that each patient receives the highest level of care to reach the best possible medical outcome.

Specialised Fleet

Our large fleet includes a range of vehicles to suit almost any event. This includes Medical Support Vehicles, 4WDs, Mountain Bikes, and an all-terrain vehicle.

State-of-the-Art Equipment

As South Australia’s best equipped Event Health Services team, St John Ambulance SA can provide specialised equipment and medications to suit any type of event.

Experienced Event Administration Team

Based in Adelaide, our team is only a phone call away. We offer peace of mind with access to 24/7 emergency assistance for pre-booked events.

For more details on our capabilities, please refer to our Statement of Capabilities document.

If you would like to discuss any aspects of coverage at your event, please do not hesitate to contact one of our team on (08) 8306 6941 or email us at events@stjohnsa.com.au