State Medical Assistance is a regionally based NSW SME providing patient transport services throughout regional, rural and remote NSW. We support healthshare services, hospitals, government departments, aged care facilities and events.



Established in 2013, SMA’s focus is to be the benchmark in quality within the private ambulance sector. We have rapidly built market share in Regional NSW and increasingly within the Sydney Metropolitan area.

Our vision is to strive to deliver the very best in healthcare with the aim to become the benchmark in quality within the private ambulance sector. We have extensive experience within NSW as a first aid, healthcare, paramedic and ambulance service provider.

We have established preferred supplier agreements with Ramsay Healthcare and NSW Healthshare, and we provide on-site paramedical services at high-risk events throughout regional NSW and Sydney Metro area.

We are the only NSW-based private ambulance services provider certified to the National Safety and Quality Health Standards (NSQHS) and ISO/IEC 27001 (Information Security Management Systems). We have the NSW Health Private Paramedic Authority and Wholesale Licences and we are certified against ISO9001: 2015, AS/NZS 4801: 2001 and OHSAS 18001: 2013.

SMA takes our employment responsibilities very seriously. We guarantee that all personnel are employed under the relevant industrial agreement and paid above award conditions.

Our clients and partners benefit from working with an experienced team that is unrivalled in terms of quality of response and professional patient care. Our organisation is governed by a highly experienced Clinical Governance Committee which includes A/Prof. Paul Middleton, Amanda Cant – Operations & Clinical Services and William Alexander – Chair, Clinical Governance Committee.

Our Mission

Our mission is to build a team of passionate professionals, focussed on delivering tailored quality excellence in patient-centred care

Our Vision

SMA strives to be the benchmark in delivering quality healthcare

Our Values

  • Passion: We delight our clients and enjoy our work
  • Quality: We deliver quality, innovative patient-centred care
  • Responsive: We communicate and react quickly to meet your needs
  • Safety: Safety for everyone in everything we do
  • Teamwork: Teamwork is everything amongst ourselves and our partners
  • Meet the Team


    The senior management of State Medical Assistance are highly experienced health and paramedical practitioners who have a history of providing tier 1 patient care and are committed to the effective operation of the prescribed service offering. Our three levels of governance provide a strong framework for provision of essential services:

    • Board Of Directors
    • Clinical Governance
    • Corporate Governance

    SMA board of directors

    The board of directors are responsible for strategic decision making on behalf of the company.

    Paul Fitzmaurice


    Dr. Sam Rewais

    Deputy Chairman

    Prof. Paul Middleton, FACEM

    Medical Director

    Ben Cant

    Managing Director & CEO

    Jenny Harper


    Captain Sean Golding

    John Sutherland


    Management Team

    Committee is a recognised panel of industry experts and includes:

    Ben Cant


    William Alexander

    Deputy CEO & Director of Risk, Quality & Clinical Governance

    Josh Berry

    NSW State Manager

    Amanda Cant

    Clinical/Training & Assessment Lead

    Angela D'Adam

    General Manager Finance

    Kirsty Bolte

    People & Operations Coordinator

    Kate D'arney

    Project Manager

    Rebecca Carroll

    Executive Assistance to CEO & Board Secretary

    Sharon Duncan


    Sharon Waters

    Assistant Accountant

    Ben Brown

    Regional Manager – South / East

    Russell Christian

    Regional Manager – North / West
  • Organisational Structure

  • Governance Structure