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


‚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

Primary Health Care clinic


Nurse, GP and Dental clinics were conducted across Australia

Red Belly Planes lined up outside hanger

Fleet of 79 aircraft

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28,953,688 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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23 Air Bases

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163 Healthcare Road Vehicles

163 Healthcare Road Vehicles

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Hold 65 Clinics Everyday

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Baby and Medical Chest

2,370 Medical Chests

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Dentist and patient

11,763 episodes of dental care

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Road Transport with two female staff members

72,359 patients transported by road

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