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About Life Survival

Read about us in "  Men's Health (Aust)"
February 2011

Life Survival Training and Life Survival Paramedic Services
Our Staff:

Life Survival Training and Life Survival Paramedic Services instructors, registered EMT-Medics and Lifeguards come from a variety of professional and experienced backgrounds.  Staff include paramedics, nurses, rescue personnel, SCUBA divers, and remote area specialists.

When you choose Life Survival Training, and Life Survival Paramedic Services you are choosing highly qualified, experienced and professional instructors and Medics.

All instructors and Medics have undergone child protection training, state and Federal Police checks and have a current child protection awareness certificate and are fully insured.


Russell Setright - CEO and Director of Operations & Training EMT Medic

Russell Setright is an accredited Naturopath, Medical Herbalist and an educator in Advanced Life Support, First Aid, Emergency Care and Rescue. He is an Honorary Life Member of St John Ambulance and member of ATMS and is Director of Training for Life Survival Training. He was registered in the Northern Territory under the Health Practitioners and Allied Professionals Registration Act in 1986 and was the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Health Sciences. Russell is also the past Dean of Naturopathic Medicine and Fellow at the Academy of Natural Therapies. He Chaired the Symposium at the International Conference On The Use of Traditional Medicine and Other Natural Product In Health Care at The School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Science Malaysia where he also presented his paper and was appointed to the Panel of Consultants at The Nury Institute of Family & Child Development, Malaysia. Over the years, Russell has presented papers and GP update seminars at the University of NSW, Royal Women’s Hospital, Natural Therapies Unit NSW and was also the Naturopathic Director Blackmores Ltd. Russell has been on a number of Government  assessment panels for degree programs in Australia and New Zealand and is currently a member of the advisory committee NSW Oncology Group, Cancer Institute, NSW Health. Russell was also Flag Officer Medics with the RVCP and started the first Water Ambulance in Sydney. (Blackmores Rescue)

Russell is the author of seven books on complementary medicine with one published in the Chinese and Malay languages and he currently has a Health Talk Back Radio Show with Brian Wilshire on Sydney’s Radio 2GB, Leon Byner on 5AA Adelaide and Richard Perno in Country NSW.



Russell Mobile 0439264271


Terry Joyce - Director Aquatic Operations, HAZMAT and Pyrotechnics --- EMT Medic, Rescue Diver, Life Saver,   
PADI Open Water Diver, Rescue Diver,  Registered EMT Medic (AREMT)). Remote Area Pre-Hospital Care and Survival trainer. Member Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine


Terry McCullem - EMT Medic - Manager First Aid Supplies NSW
Mobile - 0408293807


Helen Jones - RN, EMT-Medic, Master Comm.Health, Trauma Nurse, Midwife, Cert IV training and assessment.


Jai Setright - Manager / Company Secretary - Director Entertainment Events
EMT Medic

Cert 1V, Media, Advanced resuscitation, Analgesic gases, Remote Area Medic, RSA, White Card.



Dr Jonathan King - Medical Director


Jessie Davidson - Clinical Nurse Adviser- Director of Protocol
Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Clinical Practice(Paramedic)
Registered EMT-P (AREMT), SES Emergency Response Leader and Educator.



John Greentree - EMT Medic, Remote area Medic, ACT Medic & Events Operations and First Aid Kits & Equipment Manager ACT 

Registered Training Organisation
Our RTO partner through licenced agreement is Survival First Response(Aust) Pty. Ltd.

Our courses/services include:
  • Professional-Hire a Medic Services
  • Urban Survival
  • Remote Survival
  • CPR
  • Provide First Aid
  • Provide First Aid in Remote Situation
  • Anaphylaxis & Asthma 
  • Advanced Life Support
  • Bronze Medallion
  • Swim to Survive
  • Department of Education and Training (Emergency First Aid)
  • EMT courses

Accredited Instructors and Assessors for:





At Life Survival Training we are committed to providing quality survival training in first aid,  urban, remote and aquatic survival. The main training venue is situated 2 hours from Sydney at O'Connell, near Oberon NSW Australia, on a working sheep station and working kelpie stud.  This property is fully self-sufficient, generating it's own power from wind and solar, collecting and purifying water and still running all the conveniences found in a modern home.

We do have training facilities available at other locations and are able to conduct a course at your location for your convenience.



Life Survival Training is owned by Emergency Medics Australia  Pty Ltd, a company that has been involved in Natural medicine and first aid/survival training for more than 35 years.
Life Survival Training; ABN 28002318078

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            Life Survival Training  and Life Survival Event Medic Services
             a division of Emergency Medics Australia Pty Ltd

              Head Office; NSW
              Email -  info@lifesurvival.com.au  Phone - +61 2 63343968
              Bookings all states       Phone  1300270232     Mobile 0439264271                      
In a survival situation it is important that expert advice be sort from authorities such as Police, SES, Fire Brigade and other local emergency services. The courses are for educational purposes designed to give familiarisation in a variety of survival situations only.

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