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St John Ambulance operates a "user pays" system which means calling for an ambulance comes at a cost to the patient.

Fees for calling an ambulance in Perth vary, depending on the nature of the call out. Coverage can be obtained through private health insurers and is the individual patient’s responsibility.

Service Fee
 Life threatening $949
 Urgent $949
 Non-urgent $510
 Patient Transfer Vehicle $467

If you are an Aged Pensioner, you may be covered for ambulance transport. Please refer to Pensioner Ambulance Services for further information.

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information on the St John Ambulance fee structure, please review the following FAQ fact sheet:
St John Ambulance FAQ fact sheet (PDF)

Furthermore, you can visit the Department of Health's website to review their FAQs.