Queensland Ambulance Service to host Open Day in Mount Isa

FRIENDLY AMBOS: Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) North West Local Ambulance Service Network Superintendent, Jessika Brind. Photo: Samantha Walton
FRIENDLY AMBOS: Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) North West Local Ambulance Service Network Superintendent, Jessika Brind. Photo: Samantha Walton

Mount Isa Ambulance Station is holding an open day this month to celebrate 125 years of ambulance services in Queensland.

From 11am to 2pm this Saturday, November 18, head to QAS Mount Isa Ambulance Station at 1 Church Street, Parkside.

 Flyer for Mount Isa QAS open day.

Flyer for Mount Isa QAS open day.

Mount Isa emergency services will be hosting activities and displays, including road traffic crash demonstration with QFES (Queensland Fire and Emergency Services) and QPS (Queensland Police Service).

Mount Isa Mines Rescue will be bringing their rescue truck, breathing apparatus and setting up a Larkin Frame, which is used for Vertical Rescue.

Mount Isa QAS Officer In Charge, Matt Steer.

Mount Isa QAS Officer In Charge, Matt Steer.

QPS will also be showing off their fleet of all-terrain vehicles (ATV), and LifeFlight will have a helicopter on display and available for tours.

There is also CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) awareness and a CPR challenge

Mount Isa's Queensland Ambulance Station is at 1 Church Street, Parkside.

Mount Isa's Queensland Ambulance Station is at 1 Church Street, Parkside.

Station tours, vehicle and equipment displays, and a free sausage sizzle are some of the treats on offer.