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Welcome to the RFDS

Every day in many ways the Royal Flying Doctor Service takes the finest care to Australia's furthest corners so that anyone who lives, works or travels in remote and rural Australia can enjoy the best of health. 

Using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, delivered by a dedicated team of professionals, find out more about how we deliver both 24-hour emergency services and everyday essential health care.

The service employs a range of health, aviation, marketing, communications, administration and HR professionals. Find out what it's like to work for the RFDS and seek career opportunities with us.

We are a not-for-profit organisation. Supported by the Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments, we also receive generous donations from the community and corporations, find out more about our partners and how you can support us.

Latest News


  • Noosa Ultimate Sports Festival

    26/04/2014 to 27/04/2014

    Train for your next triathlon with the Noosa Ultimate Sports Fest! If you are looking to perfect your ...

  • The Great Wheelbarrow Race

    16/05/2014 to 18/05/2014

    If you're looking to take on a challenge like no other while supporting the Flying ...

  • 'Come Fly with Me' luncheon

    13/06/2014 to 13/06/2014

    Join us for an entertaining lunch date and enjoy inflight entertainment, including insights into the ...

  • Gold Coast Airport Marathon

    05/07/2014 to 06/07/2014

    Run Gold Coast in 2014 and support the Royal Flying Doctor Service. The 36th Gold Coast Airport ...