The St John Southern Cross Award (SCA) is a relatively new awards program that has been designed to provide our young members with a flexible option ofr personal development and to gain achievement in meaningful ways. The activities are not pre-determined, so as a young person you get to choose.

The Southern Cross Award has been designed for you to set your own goals, work within your time-frames and for you to make your own decision in relation to identifying opportunities to help you achieve your goals.

How to get started with the Southern Cross Award?

Its simple! Download the relevant electronic application form below (start at Bronze and work your way up!).

Think carefully about the activities that you want to complete and write a detailed outline of what you are planning on doing. Be specific in what you aim to achieve.

Select a support person or mentor who will provide support, guidance and encouragement while you work through each part of the St John Southern Cross Award. Make you application through your Divisional Superintendent or manager for the Bronze and Silver levels. For Gold level applications, apply directly to the St John Ambulance Australian Office (email

Information Guide Bronze Application Form Silver Application Form Activity Form