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90 Years of the Flying Doctor

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Nominate today for the RFDS Regional and Rural Health Award

19 Oct 2018

Nominate a young hero today for the 2019 Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria Regional and Rural Health Award. Nominations will close Friday 14 December 2018.

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BHP extends ‘major’ support of the Flying Doctor

18 Oct 2018

BHP Olympic Dam today announced the renewal of its partnership with the RFDS, worth $300,000 over the next three years. BHP’s contribution will help the RFDS to provide its life-saving service to South Australian communities, many of which are in rural and remote areas.

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