WA players on the pulse

Lifesaving access to defibrillators has expanded across WA, thanks to St John WA.

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With every minute that passes without intervention there’s an extra 10 per cent chance that that person doesn’t survive.

Adam

St John Ambulance

By playing Lotto, you've helped support St John WA with a $1.3 million grant to provide more than 1000 automated external defibrillators to community and sporting groups throughout WA. That's the Ticket!

Sudden Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCR), is a leading cause of death in Australia, affecting 33,000 people each year. Swift action has proven to increase the chance of survival through early defibrillation and effective CPR.

Adam from St John’s said by having bystanders perform CPR with community access to defibrillators will give those in need the best chance possible.

“With every minute that passes without intervention there’s an extra 10 per cent chance that that person doesn’t survive,” he said.

CEO of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Urban Landcare Group Kim said: "I don't feel bad when I don't win because I know it helps the community. They also get to save lives as well. And that to me, is just something that you can't put into words."

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