Team Australia EMS
We are a group of professional paramedics who travel around the world & compete in international Emergency Medical Services competitions. Our mission is to network with as many paramedics from across the globe & share knowledge, ideas & experiences & bring back that which we have learnt to Australia for the benefit of Australians
We are paramedic leaders who lead & mentor student paramedics to achieve greatness & develop into outstanding paramedics. We provide paramedic students with international professional development opportunities in South Africa & the United States of America.
Team Australia EMS Activities
Cape Town, South Africa
Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas, U.S.A
Meet The Team
Alan is a Senior Operations Supervisor based in Brisbane. Alan handles all of the team logistics & engagements. Alan is a State Counsellor with United Voice Union & a founding member of the National Council of Ambulance Unions (NCAU). Alan has been awarded a prestigious EMS 10 Innovators in EMS award for the Team Australia EMS International Student Paramedic Professional Development Tours.
Paramedic & Communications Guru
Col is a Senior Operations Supervisor based in Brisbane. Col is responsible for the smooth running of all the Communications Centres across Queensland. Col is an Advanced Care II Paramedic & is one of the original Team Aussie paramedics who won the inaugural JEMS Games representing Australia. Col is a Director on the Board of Paramedics Australasia.
Gary is a Senior Critical Care Paramedic with the High Acuity Response Unit based on the Gold Coast. Gary was the Chief Flight Paramedic based in Johannesburg on the only 24/7/365 helicopter service on the African continent. Gary has presented at many conferences around Australia including the Social Media & Critical Care Conference. Gary has a passion for clinical excellence & is a part time lecture at Griffith University
Critical Care Paramedic
Amy is a Critical Care Paramedic based in Brisbane. Amy is one of our clinical leads & has presented at multiple conferences around Australasia. Amy is an outstanding advocate for the promotion of student paramedics & an inspirational role model for women in EMS. Amy is on the QLD Committee of Paramedics Australasia.
Critical Care Paramedic
Neil is a Senior Critical Care Paramedic based in Cairns. Neil handles all of the social media, marketing & corporate communications for the team. Neil has presented at many conferences & universities around the world & competed in multiple EMS competitions. Neil is a strong advocate for globalisation of EMS & promotion of Australian paramedics around the world. Neil is currently on the International Editorial Board for JEMS & Technical Rescue Magazine.