Latest ACP news


Sep, 2022

Paramedics have a vital role to play in the planned expansion of urgent care services in NSW and VIC

The College welcomes the New South Wales and Victorian governments’ joint announcement this week to establish a further 50 urgent...


Jul, 2022

Every minute paramedics spend waiting in line at a hospital is a minute that they can't spend helping the community: College Chair Ryan Lovett on RN Breakfast

Speaking on ABC Radio National Breakfast this morning about the surplus of paramedics and the call to government to allow them t...


May, 2022

College Chair Ryan Lovett joins ABC's RN Breakfast Health Panel

Speaking on an ABC Radio National Breakfast Health Panel this morning, College Chair Ryan Lovett said ambulance ramping was a sy...


Apr, 2022

Media statement: ALP Urgent Care Centres funding pledge a great opportunity for paramedics and a step in the right direction for improving health outcomes for the people of Australia

MEDIA STATEMENT Wednesday, April 13, 2022 The Australasian College of Paramedicine welcomes the Australian Labor Party’s announce...


Mar, 2022

Media statement: Federal budget a missed opportunity for paramedics to support improved health outcomes for all Australians

MEDIA STATEMENT Wednesday March 30 2022 “Paramedics are part of the solution, and it is imperative that they are recognised as su...


Feb, 2022

SA Labor Party’s paramedic services funding pledge a welcome step forward in expanding paramedic support to regional communities

MEDIA STATEMENT Thursday 24 February 2022 SA Labor Party’s paramedic services funding pledge a welcome step forward in expanding...


Feb, 2022

The College calls on government to provide more support for paramedics to improve resourcing and address systemic challenges

MEDIA STATEMENT Thursday 17 February 2022 The Australasian College of Paramedicine is supporting paramedics in their calls for im...


Feb, 2022

The College makes system-wide recommendations to address SA ramping and access block issues

The College commends South Australia’s parliamentary review of House of Assembly Petition No 84 of 2021 - SA Ambulance Service Res...


Dec, 2021

Untapped potential for paramedics to bolster community health care

“I think we need to think differently about how we provide care to the community, and we need to look at innovative and new models...


Nov, 2021

Chief Paramedic Officers a necessity in holistically meeting community healthcare needs

The COVID-19 pandemic has strained Australia’s medical services and exposed systemic shortcomings in the health system. It has als...