We only employ experienced and current Emergency Department Nurses, Registered Paramedics, Doctors, EMT's (Medics) and Lifeguards. Our staff have years of experience in managing real life medical emergencies. 
Experience counts for everything.
When we teach first aid, the instructor up front of the class has the real life experience to draw upon.
When we provide event medic coverage, our staff have the knowledge and equipment to manage an emergency.

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Meet The Team

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Registered Nurse | Paramedic | Instructor

Jason has been teaching first aid and emergency care for over 20 years. He has dual AHPRA registration as a Nurse & Paramedic. He has authored numerous first aid publications and developed learning programs for RTO's and universities across Australia. Jason specialises in remote area medic work and education. In additon to managing Category 5, he also works as a Clinical Nurse & Clinical Facilitator at Cairns Hospital Emergency Department. His roles include Nursing Team Leader of the ED Severe Trauma and Resuscitation Team, member of the Disaster Management and Trauma committees. He also has vocational qualifications in Outdoor Recreation and WHS.

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Danielle Taylor- Director 

Human Resources & Sales Coordinator

Danielle has more than a decade in training, sales and marketing having worked for organisations such as Bluescope Steel, Orcon Steel & CHEP Asia Pacific. She has qualifications in Human Resources, Vocational Training, Allied Health & Education Support.

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David Beckham- Major Events Coordinator

Registered Nurse

David joins our team with over 15 years’ experience in major event and disaster management.  David’s background is in major event planning (clinical) & disaster management in which he has organised and lead clinical teams for natural disasters and major events like the Brisbane EKKA, Mt Isa Rodeo, Groovin the Moo and the Great Barrier Reef Marathon just to name a few. David holds qualifications as a medic, major incident medical management & support, hospital incident medical management & support, qualified trainer and a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department. 

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Registered Nurse/Psychologist

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Emmy Kunda

BLS Medic | Sports Trainer

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Jacob Porter

Lifeguard/BLS Medic

Jacob has been in the Lifeguard industry for 10 years, providing aquatic rescue services throughout Australia and overseas in Indonesia and Japan. He is also currently completing a Bachelor of Paramedic Science to develop further clinical knowledge.

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Manager | Lifeguard Services | BLS Medic

Calum started his lifeguard career in 2013 working at a lagoon and beach in Airlie Beach before moving to the US in 2016. He returned the following year to manage a new lifeguarding team. He has worked as a lifeguard and Junior Lifeguard instructor on Hamilton Island before moving to South East Queensland at the busiest Lagoon in Australia where he successfully managed a large team of lifeguards. 

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FACEM, FACRRM

Kate is both Senior Medical Officer in Cairns Hospital Emergency Department and provides clinical oversight for all Category 5 operations. Until recently she also worked as a Flight Doctor with the RFDS. 

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Kelvin Groves

BLS Medic | Sports Trainer | Instructor

Kelvin spent 12 years in the Australian Army, the last 8 years as a Combat First Aider/Medic. He is a Level 3 Sports Trainer with over 20 years experience in the fitness industry and has a genuine passion for providing emergency care.

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Paramedic | Instructor  

Peter has more than 30 years experience as a paramedic. He has a keen interest in educating new paramedics and is a great mentor for our staff.

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Angela Shailer

Enrolled Nurse 

Ange is an endorsed enrolled nurse currently working at Cairns Hospital Emergency Department.  She has been a nurse for 12 years, 7 of those in ED and is currently studying her Bachelor in Nursing. She has worked at the Commonwealth Games, Ironman cairns, Mount Isa rodeo, Port Douglas triathlon, Einsleigh rodeo, Cairns Taipans  basketball games, Innisfail and Cairns shows.

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Kevin Langtree

Enrolled Nurse | Instructor

Kevin worked for the Queensland Ambulance Service as an Advanced Care Paramedic for over 18 years. He has been teaching first aid since 2000 and is currently working as an Enrolled Nurse.

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Registered Nurse

Jeremy is a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department at Cairns Hospital. 

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Michael Metcalfe

Paramedic

Michael completed his Bachelor of Paramedic Science in 2020 at CQU. He has worked for numerous first aid companies as a volunteer and now as a AHPRA registered paramedic for Catagory 5.

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Cody Cameron

Registered Nurse | Lifeguard

Cody is a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department at Cairns Hospital and has over 8 years experience as an Ocean Lifeguard. 

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Amanda Buchanan

Registered Nurse

Amanda is a Registered Nurse who currently works in the Intensive Care Unit at Cairns Hospital.

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Donna Howell

Enrolledd Nurse

Donna is an Enrolled Nurse with Emergency Department experience.

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Geane Harrison

BLS Medic

Geane is a medic