Former Wiggle Greg Page will return to Dubbo in March with the hope of encouraging more people to learn CPR.
The yellow Wiggle was in Dubbo recently to share his story and the importance of learning CPR. Mr Page was saved by CPR earlier in the year.
He's now thrown his support behind the Dubbo CPR learning day and medical expo on March 13, organised by Australian Red Cross.
"Nobody knows like I do the importance of CPR," Mr Page said.
"CPR and the defib machine saved my life and I am so happy to throw my support behind Australian Red Cross and Dubbo Regional Council both of whom are hosting this life saving event. I urge everybody to go along."
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There will be up to 10 first aid trainers at the Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre on the day to teach residents CPR for free.
The medical component of the expo will have a range of healthcare professionals including those who can check eyes, hearing, feet and blood pressure. A nurse from the Westmead Children's Hospital will attend to talk about allergies and nurses from Dubbo Area Nursing Service will attend to discuss home care.
Australian Red Cross first aid trainer and event organiser George Chapman said he was honoured Mr Page was returning to Dubbo for the event.
"Not only will you learn lifesaving CPR and how to use a defib, you could also get your medical questions answered - all for free," Mr Chapman said.
"You could even bump into Mr Page, so get a wiggle on and come along."
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