Facts & Figures

Highlights of the last year

young girl being treated in a plane


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

telehealth consultations


Patients in rural and remote areas used our telehealth services

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Nurse, GP and Dental clinics were conducted across Australia

Our fleet of 71 aircraft flew 26,863,558 kilometres just last year

That's the equivalent of 34 trips to the moon and back, or more than 600 flights around the Earth.

The RFDS is helping someone every 2 minutes of every day

Providing primary healthcare and emergency services to those that live, work and travel across the 7.7 million square kilometres of Australia


23 Air Bases

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124 Healthcare Vehicles

124 Healthcare Vehicles

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Hold 44 Clinics Everyday

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Graphic: moon

Have 2,338 Medical Chests 

Our Bases

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