Are you ready for the summer holidays after a disruptive Covid year? The old Queensland Ambulance Transport Brigade (QATB) motto was ‘Ready Always’. For today’s #ThrowbackThursday, we look back on our effortsto ensure that help was available when holiday-makers ventured to the beach or the islands to escape the summer heat.
In the early years, this may have involved local volunteers equipped with a folding canvass stretcher and first aid kits. In some cases, there were uniformed honorary or permanent ambulance officers, assigned to the location for the summer influx of holiday makers. QATB Centres such as Bundaberg, Sarina, Nambour and others formed partnerships with local surf… More