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Are you ready for the summer holidays after a disruptive Covid year? The old Que…




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 efforts to 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

Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS), profile pictureImage may contain: car, sky, outdoor and waterImage may contain: 2 people, text that says 'Richardson and Tom Beech at Kings Beach Caloundra early 1930's'Image may contain: outdoor, text that says 'Culles 2 Maroochydore Sub Centre in 1930. Honorary Bearer Ted Hungerford on left. Policeman in centre. Bearer Alec Myers standing in front of Model A. Ford. Mr. H. Low on veranda. The Low Family donated the house and property.'Image may contain: tree and outdoor, text that says 'VICTORIA POINT BUIL DING'

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