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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


  • Hotshots Big Band CD

    02/03/2015 to 30/09/2015

    The Hotshots Big Band is a true Big Band, playing songs from Paul Whiteman Orchestra, Louie ...

  • RFDS Outback Tour

    23/06/2015 to 06/07/2015

    For the tenth year, RFDS Victoria has organised a unique RFDS journey to the Kimberly in Western ...

  • Nora's Ride 2015

    27/06/2015 to 08/07/2015

    Pump the tyres up, we are on the road again. This year Nora’s Ride is riding from Charleville ...

  • Outback Air Race 2015

    23/08/2015 to 04/09/2015

    Did you know Australia’s most enduring outback air safari, the Outback Air Race (OAR), is set ...