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Responding to need in country Australia

For over 90 years .

The RFDS is helping over 1000 people every day, providing primary healthcare and emergency services to those that live, work and travel across the 7.69 million square kilometres of Australia.



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Latest news stories

The Hon. Amanda Vanstone Awarded AO

26 Jan 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service congratulate the Honourable Amanda Vanstone who was conferred an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the 2020 Australia Day Honours List for distinguished service to “the Parliament of Australia, to the people of South Australia, and to the co

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Flying Doctor's world-first aeromedical jet on show for Australia Day

24 Jan 2020

RFDS Western Operations chief pilot Albin Unger will be operating the Rio Tinto LifeFlight PC-24 jet aircraft as it does two laps around the iconic Swan River at the City of Perth sky show event on Sunday at approximately 4.45pm.

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Off duty Flight Nurse saves life on commercial flight

After visiting family in Perth on his days off, Flight Nurse Ben never expected to help save a life on his commercial flight home to Port Hedland.

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The RFDS works throughout Australia. Check out what is happening in your home state

Upcoming Campaign Oct 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Dubbo Visitor Experience is open!

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Our next event 30 May - 6 Jun 2020

Outback Car Trek 2020

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