What the Grant is:
Federal Government in partnership with Caravan Industry Association of Australia, launched a Caravan Park Defibrillator Subsidy Program for Caravan Parks to the total value of one million dollars to support the installation of Automatic External Defibrillators (AED’s) at camping sites and caravan parks throughout Australia.
Why Caravan Parks?
Caravan Parks have been identified as a key community hub and hence a strategic location for AED access given over 11 million Australians choose to stay in one each year with over 90% of these trips occurring in regional Australia. The Federal Government of Australia in collaboration with the Caravan Industry Association of Australia, have undertaken to provide a 50:50 funding to Caravan Parks throughout the country to ensure that installation of defibrillators to over 1000 Caravan Parks, and thus making our most popular holiday locations a lot safer!
Why Focus on Sudden Cardiac Arrest?
- Sudden Cardiact Arrest (SCA) is AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST KILLER where the typical Aussie is 10 times more likely to die from a cardiact arrest than they are from a car accident!
- Currently only 12% of people survive SCA, but an AED can increase the chance of survival to 75%!
- Sudden Cardiact Arrest can happen to ANYONE, ANYWHERE, of ANY AGE and at ANY TIME.
- Regional locations have lower survival rates due to the increased emergency response times.
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How to Apply to the Grant:
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