Facts & Figures

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

Injured stockman lays on ground with RFDS treating him

335,125

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

telehealth consultations

88,188

Patients in rural and remote areas used our telehealth services

nurse clinic

16,209

Nurse, GP and Dental clinics were conducted across Australia

Red Belly Planes lined up outside hanger

Fleet of 71 aircraft

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Aircraft

26,863,558 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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124 Healthcare Vehicles

124 Healthcare Vehicles

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Clinics

Hold 44 Clinics Everyday

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Baby and Medical Chest

2,338 Medical Chests

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Dentist and patient

21,828 episodes of dental care

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Road Transport with two female staff members

75,311 patients transported by road

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