Facts & Figures

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. Below is a snapshot of the work we have done in the last year alone.

Injured stockman lays on ground with RFDS treating him

320,100

‚ÄčTotal patient contacts were made through RFDS clinics, aeromedical transports and telehealth consultations

telehealth consultations

76,508

Patients in rural and remote areas used our telehealth services

Primary Health Care clinic

20,134

Nurse, GP and Dental clinics were conducted across Australia

Red Belly Planes lined up outside hanger

Fleet of 79 aircraft

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Aircraft

27,250,793 km's flown last year

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B350 Aircraft over bllue sea

Equivalent of 34 trips to the moon and back

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Bases

23 Air Bases

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180 Healthcare Road Vehicles

180 Healthcare Road Vehicles

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Clinics

Hold 55 Clinics Everyday

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Baby and Medical Chest

2,391 Medical Chests

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Dentist and patient

13,627 episodes of dental care

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Road Transport with two female staff members

62,895 patients transported by road

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