Our Bases

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Adelaide RFDS Base

RFDS corporate and operational relocated in September 2016 to a new Adelaide Base constructed as the first tenant in Adelaide Airport's new Aeromedical Precinct adjacent to the main runway off Tapleys Hill Road.

Address

1 Tower Road
Adelaide Airport SA 5950

Telephone

08 8238 3333

Fax

08 8238 3395

Email

enquiries@flyingdoctor.net

Adelaide RFDS Base

The Adelaide Base and its team of pilots and flight nurses provide 24-hour emergency retrievals and inter-hospital transfers, serving all regions of South Australia, as well as the Sunraysia region of Victoria. Adelaide Base is also home to our engineering team which conducts heavy maintenance for the aircraft fleet situated across SA.

Brisbane RFDS Base

Address

12 Casuarina Street
Brisbane Airport Qld 4007

Telephone

07 3860 1100

Fax

07 3860 1122

Email

rfds_bne@rfdsqld.com.au

Brisbane RFDS Base

The RFDS Brisbane Base commenced operations out of Queensland Ambulance's Terminal at Brisbane Airport, on 3 July 1995, with the current base location commencing operations next door in 1998.

The Base is exclusively an emergency aeromedical base, providing retrieval and inter-hospital transfers. The terminal facilitates receipt of patients transported to Brisbane by the RFDS, as well as receipt of patients transported by other aeromedical providers such as Queensland and NSW Ambulance Services. Clinical coordination is provided by Queensland Health employed doctors and aircraft tasking by RSQ.

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Broken Hill RFDS Base

THE CLIVE BISHOP MEDICAL CENTRE
Telephone: 08 8080 3780
Facsimile: 08 8088 1531

Address

Hangar 2, Broken Hill Airport
Broken Hill NSW 2880

Telephone

08 8080 3777

Broken Hill Base is steeped in Australian history, and very much part of the community it serves. As well as health services, we have educational opportunities, a medical centre, a museum and shop. Operations began at the RFDS Broken Hill Base in May 1936. It was here, over sixty years ago, during the Queen's 1954 visit that we received the “Royal" prefix.

From Broken Hill we provide 24 hour emergency retrievals, covering a land mass of approximately 640,000 km². We operate a network of primary health clinics where patients can access community health nurses, dentists, mental health and allied health professionals. Our team offer training for medical and health science students in partnership with the University of Sydney, Department of Rural Health.

The Clive Bishop Medical Centre is located on the base, and offers non-emergency treatment in the areas of family medicine — including immunisations and children's health checks plus men's and women's health — as well as management plans for chronic illness, wound care, skin checks and minor surgical procedures.

Horsham RFDS Base

Address

105a Osborne Road
Horsham VIC 3400

Horsham RFDS Road Transport Base

RFDS Victoria operates several key services with mobile patient care road vehicles, from a number of bases located across the state. Horsham is one of these bases.

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Jandakot RFDS Base

Address

3 Eagle Drive
Jandakot WA 6164

Telephone

08 9417 6300

Fax

08 9417 6309

Email

westops@rfdswa.com.au

Jandakot RFDS Base

The Jandakot base was established in 1964 and is located at Jandakot Airport, the second busiest airport in the Southern Hemisphere. Jandakot is the primary transfer base in WA, with administrative offices, state wide coordination centre, training facilities for nurses, doctors and pilots, an engineering hangar and patient transfer facilities. As the primary transfer base, Jandakot receives patients from all over the state, and performs patient repatriation to remote locations around WA.

Melbourne RFDS Base

Address

162 Fulham Road
Alphington, VIC 3078

Melbourne RFDS Road Transport Base

RFDS Victoria operates several key services with mobile patient care road vehicles, from a number of bases located across the state. Melbourne is one of these bases.

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Alice Springs RFDS Base

Address

28 Davis Drive Alice
Alice Springs

Telephone

08 8958 8600

Fax

08 8958 8680

Email

enquiries@flyingdoctor.net

Alice Springs RFDS Base

The Alice Springs Base provides 24-hour emergency evacuations and inter-hospital transfers by our team of pilots, flight nurses and engineers. Its 48 staff serve an area of approximately 1.25 million square kilometres from Marla in northern South Australia to Newcastle Waters in the Northern Territory, and beyond the border regions of Western Australia and Queensland. We also provide regular charter services to NT Health for the transport of health professionals working throughout Central Australia. The Mental Health Outreach Program delivered by mental health clinicians is also based in Alice Springs.

Andamooka Health Service

Opening hours: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.

Address

Hospital Road
Andamooka, SA 5722

Telephone

(08) 8672 7087

Fax

(08) 8672 7222

Email

andamooka@flyingdoctor.net

Andamooka Health Service

The Andamooka Health Service provides a Registered Nurse primary health care service, home visiting, referrals and a 24-hour medical consultation and ambulance service.

For emergency calls and evacuations call 1800 RFDS SA (1800 733 772)


Ballarat RFDS Base

Address

2/890 Humffray Street South
Golden Point (Ballarat), Stepe 3356

Ballarat RFDS Road Transport Base

RFDS Victoria operates several key services with mobile patient care road vehicles, from a number of bases located across the state. Ballarat is one of these bases.

Ballera Oil and Gas Process Plant

RFDS Contact information:

c/o RFDS PO Box 463 BROKEN HILL NSW 2880
Telephone: 07 4655 6107
Fax: 07 4655 6483

Since 1986, the RFDS has been under contract to Santos Ltd to provide health services to their employees in the Oil and Gas Fields at Moomba, South Australia, and since 2004, we extended our services to Ballera on the Queensland border. We now offer emergency and primary healthcare to almost 1,200 Santos employees as well as to residents in the surrounding areas.




Bankstown RFDS Base

Address

Hangar 276, Airport Ave
Bankstown Airport NSW 2200

Telephone

02 9791 1199

Bankstown RFDS Base

The RFDS base at Bankstown began operations in July 1994.

Bankstown Base is the home of the Rural Aerial Health Service (RAHS) which the RFDS operates on behalf of NSW Health. While administration and coordination of RAHS flights takes place at the Dubbo Base, the majority of flights are made from Bankstown.

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Broome RFDS Base

Address

Gus Winckel Drive
Broome WA 6725

Telephone

08 9157 1100

Fax

08 9157 1101

The Broome facilities were established in 2016 and are the first new facilities in Western Australia in 50 years. The facilities are located at the Broome International Airport on Gus Winckel Drive. The demand for our services has steadily increased over the past five years in the Kimberley region, and the Broome facilities will ensure that we can continue to meet the increasing and changing patient demand for our aero medical services in the north of our state. With two hangars, a state of the art patient treatment centre and administrative offices our Broome facilities are in place to bolster our capability and increase efficiency.

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Bundaberg RFDS Base

Address

Childers Road
Bundaberg Airport QLD 4670

Telephone

07 4131 3000

Fax

07 4155 2372

Email

rfds_bdb@rfdsqld.com.au

Bundaberg RFDS Base

RFDS Bundaberg Base commenced operations on 4 March 2002 under a unique contractual agreement with Queensland Ambulance Service. The Base operates as an emergency retrieval base, incorporating aeromedical retrieval and inter-hospital transfer services.

Clinical coordination is provided by Queensland Health employed doctors and aircraft tasking by RSQ.

Cairns RFDS Base

Address

Royal Flying Doctor Street
General Aviation Cairns Airport Aeroglen QLD 4870

Telephone

07 4040 0444

Fax

07 4040 0199

Email

rfds_cns@rfdsqld.com.au

Cairns RFDS Base

RFDS Cairns Base commenced operations in 1972 following relocation from Charters Towers. It is the largest and one of the longest serving bases in the RFDS network.

Services provided from this Base include remote medical consultations, aeromedical retrievals and primary health care clinics incorporating general practice, child and family health, Indigenous health, mental health, women's health and health promotion.

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Charleville RFDS Base

Address

John Flynn Way
Charleville QLD 4470

Telephone

07 4654 1233

Fax

07 4654 1629

Email

rfds_cvl@rfdsqld.com.au

Charleville RFDS Base

RFDS Charleville Base commenced operations in 1943. Services provided from this base include medical chests, remote medical consultations, aeromedical retrievals and primary health care clinics incorporating general practice, child and family health, health promotion and field days.

The Charleville Base services approximately 622,000 square kilometres of southwest Queensland - an area almost the size of the United Kingdom - extending from the New South Wales border to the Northern Territory and South Australia borders in the west, and the Carnarvon Ranges in the east.

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Derby RFDS Base

Address

143 Derby Airport Road
Derby, WA 6728

Telephone

08 9145 8120

Fax

08 9145 8130

Derby RFDS Base

Established in 1955, the Derby base is located at Derby Airport in the Kimberley, 2643km from Perth. The base has recently undergone a redevelopment to bring administrative staff (previously located on Loch St in town) together with the operational staff, with administrative facilities, a conference room, clinical consulting room and hangar being constructed.

The Derby base performs emergency transfers to Derby District Hospital, inter hospital transfers to Perth and health clinics for the community.

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Dubbo RFDS Base

Address

9R Coorena Road (Judy Jakins Drive), Dubbo Regional Airport
Dubbo NSW 2830

Telephone

02 6841 2555

Fax

02 6882 4555

Dubbo RFDS Base

Dubbo Base, established in 1999, offers a range health services as well as being a top tourism attraction in the area.

Dubbo is home to The Outback Oral Health and Treatment (TOOTH) program, serving the remote communities of Collarenebri, Bourke, Lightning Ridge and Goodooga.

Dubbo conducts inter-hospital transfers, the coordination of flights for the Rural Aerial Health Service (RAHS), as well as emergency retrievals.

Essendon RFDS Base

Address

Cnr. Nomad Rd & Bristol St
Essendon VIC 3041

Telephone

03 9299 5350

Essendon RFDS Base

The Essendon Base began operations in September 1998 as part of a contract with Air Ambulance Victoria to provide pilots, aircraft and engineering services. When that contract ended in 2011 the RFDS Southeast Section established a Non-Emergency Patient Transfer Service (NEPTS) for the people of Victoria.


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Kalgoorlie RFDS Base

Address

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport
Kalgoorlie WA 6430

Telephone

08 9000 2140

Fax

08 9000 2141

Kalgoorlie RFDS Base

The Kalgoorlie Base was established in 1937. Located at the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport in the Goldfields, 596km from Perth, the Kalgoorlie Base maintains an administration office, a visitor centre and hangar facilities. The base conducts regular tours for tourists and visitors and runs a busy operation servicing the goldfields and beyond.

Kalgoorlie operates emergency transfers to Kalgoorlie District Hospital, inter hospital transfers to Perth, health clinics from Kalgoorlie to Eucla along the Eyre Highway and fundraising, tours and merchandise at the visitor centre and shop.

Keilor East

Address

4 Slater Parade
Keilor East, VIC 3033​

Keilor East RFDS Road Transport Base

RFDS Victoria operates several key services with mobile patient care road vehicles, from a number of bases located across the state. Keilor East is one of these bases.

Keysborough

Address

13 Arctic Court
Keysborough VIC 3173

Keysborough RFDS Road Base

RFDS Victoria operates several key services with mobile patient care road vehicles, from a number of bases located across the state. Keysborough is one of these bases.

Launceston RFDS Base


Address

Hangar 90, Launceston Airport, 305 Evandale Road
Western Junction TAS 7212

Telephone

03 6391 0500

Fax

03 6391 8992

Email

enquiries@rfdstas.org.au

Launceston RFDS Base

Launceston Base began operations in 1997. Our initial flight carried a critically ill baby from Wynyard, Tasmania to Essendon for surgery at a Melbourne children's hospital.


Today Launceston base is the home of aeromedical operations serving Tasmania and the Bass Strait Island communities. We deliver aeromedical services for Ambulance Tasmania, they provide medical staff and we provide pilots, engineers and our aircraft.



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Longreach RFDS Base

Address

137 B and C Eagle Street
Longreach QLD 4730

Telephone

07 4652 5800

Fax

07 4652 5899

Email

rfds_lng@rfdsqld.com.au

Longreach RFDS Base

The RFDS commenced operation in Longreach in July 2004. The Longreach Base is "non-traditional" with its service delivery focusing on Social and Emotional Wellbeing, delivered through a drive-in-drive-out model. The service provides counselling, training and support using psychological interventions for the community. The base also works with other agencies within the five shires it covers, to promote an integrated response to meet the needs of the Central Western Region. 

Marla Health Service

Opening hours: 9am - 5pm Monday - Friday

Address

8 Cockatoo Crescent
Marla, SA 5274

Telephone

(08) 8670 7007

Fax

(08) 8672 7007

Email

marla@flyingdoctor.net

Marla Health Service

The Marla Health Service provides a Registered Nurse primary health care service, home visiting, referrals and a 24-hour medical consultation and ambulance service.

For emergency calls or evacuations call 1800 RFDS SA (1800 733 772)


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Marree Health Service

Opening hours: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday

Address

First Street
Maree SA 5733

Telephone

08 8675 8345

Fax

08 8675 8385

Email

marree@flyingdoctor.net

Marree Health Service

The Marree Health Service provides a Registered Nurse primary health care service, home visits, referrals, short-stay facility and a 24-hour medical consultation and ambulance service.

Mascot RFDS Base

Address

Corner Ross Smith Avenue & Eleventh Street
Sydney Airport, NSW 2020

Telephone

02 8374 2400

Mascot RFDS Base

Mascot Base, established in 2003, supports the provision of air ambulance services across NSW under contract with the Ambulance Service of NSW. This means that RFDS pilots, flying our aircraft, deliver the service with Ambulance NSW medical staff on board.

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Meekatharra RFDS Base

Address

Meekatharra Airport
Meekatharra WA 6642

Telephone

08 9947 3180

Fax

08 9981 1601

Meekatharra RFDS Base

The Meekatharra base was established in 1945 and is located 760km from Perth at the Meekatharra Airport. The base was built in Perth and transported to Meekatharra where it was installed adjacent to the RFDS hangar facilities at the airport.

The base conducts emergency transfers to Meekatharra District Hospital, inter hospital transfers to Perth and fortnightly primary health clinics in the Mid West and Gascoyne regions.

Mildura RFDS Base

Address

2/302 Deakin Avenue
Mildura, VIC 3500

Mildura RFDS Road Transport Base

RFDS Victoria operates several key services with mobile patient care road vehicles, from a number of bases located across the state. Mildura is one of these bases.

Moomba Oil and Gas Process Plant

Contact between 7am - 5pm, 08 8678 4414

After Hours: 08 8678 4000, Fax: 08 8678 4460 moomba.nurse@rfdsse.org.au

Since 1986, the RFDS has been under contract to Santos Ltd to provide health services to their employees in the Oil and Gas Fields at Moomba, South Australia.

In 2004, we extended our services to Ballera on the Queensland border. We now offer emergency and primary healthcare to almost 1,200 Santos employees as well as to residents in the surrounding areas.

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Mount Isa RFDS Base

Address

11 Barkly Highway
Mount Isa QLD 4825

Telephone

07 4743 2800

Fax

07 4743 0521

RFDS Mount Isa Base commenced operations in 1964 following relocation from Cloncurry.

The services provided include remote medical consultations, aeromedical retrievals and primary health care clinics incorporating general practice, child and family health, Indigenous health, mental health and health promotion.

The RFDS Mount Isa Base services people living, working and travelling from the Gulf of Carpentaria in the north, the Northern Territory border in the west, Hughenden in the east and Bedourie in the south.

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Port Augusta RFDS Base


Address

Port Augusta Airport
Port Augusta, SA 5700

Telephone

08 8648 9500

Fax

08 8641 0461

Email

philip.moran@flyingdoctor.net

Port Augusta RFDS Base

RFDS Central Operations state-of-the-art Communications Centre is located at our Port Augusta Base. Here, our Operations Coordinators receive emergency calls, plan and assign all emergency evacuation and inter-hospital transfer flights from Adelaide, Alice Springs and Port Augusta, while providing after-hours back up for the Broken Hill Base which is operated by South Eastern Section.


The Port Augusta Base serves an area of 840,000 square kilometres, providing comprehensive health services to people in the far west and northern regions of SA. Services include 24-hour emergency retrievals and telehealth consultations, inter-hospital transfers and remote fly-in primary health care clinics. In addition to our core of doctors, pilots, flight nurses, engineers and operations coordinators, our Aboriginal health coordinator and community health nurse are based in Port Augusta enabling them to focus on serving people in isolated areas.

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Port Hedland RFDS Base

Address

Waldron Road
Port Hedland WA 6721

Telephone

08 9148 1160

Fax

08 9148 1172

Port Hedland RFDS Base

The Port Hedland base was established in 1935. Located at the Port Hedland Airport in the Pilbara, 1,700km from Perth, this base operates emergency transfers to Hedland Health Campus; inter hospital transfers to Perth and primary health clinics to the Pilbara regions.

Rockhampton RFDS Base

Address

Hangar 5, Aviation Drive
Rockhampton QLD 4700

Telephone

07 4921 2221

Fax

07 4921 2277

Email

rfds_rok@rfdsqld.com.au

Rockhampton Base

RFDS Rockhampton Base commenced operations in 1995 and operates as an emergency retrieval base incorporating aeromedical retrieval and inter-hospital transfer services.



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Roma RFDS Base

Address

RFDS Hangar
Roma Airport QLD 4455

Telephone

07 4624 4500

Fax

07 4624 4504

Email

rfds_roma@rfdsqld.com.au

Roma Base

The RFDS Roma Hangar and Patient Transfer Facility commenced operation at Roma Airport in August, 2014.

The Patient Transfer Facility provides patients being transferred to and from Roma, with a more comfortable, family-friendly indoor waiting area for their carers, as well as disabled toilets and more privacy.

Sale RFDS Base

Address

219-225 Cunninghame St
Sale VIC 3850

Sale RFDS Road Transport Base

RFDS Victoria operates several key services with mobile patient care road vehicles, from a number of bases located across the state. Sale is one of these bases.

Seymour RFDS Base

Address

9/22 Emily Street
Seymour VIC 3660

Seymour RFDS Road Transport Base

RFDS Victoria operates several key services with mobile patient care road vehicles, from a number of bases located across the state. Seymour is one of these bases.

Shepparton RFDS Base

Address

78 Old Dookie Road
Shepparton, VIC 3630

Shepparton RFDS Road Transport Base

RFDS Victoria operates several key services with mobile patient care road vehicles, from a number of bases located across the state. Shepparton is one of these bases.

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Townsville RFDS Base

Address

Hanger 117, Corner Gypsy Moth Court and Viscount Drive
Townsville Airport QLD 4810

Telephone

07 4775 3111

Fax

07 4775 3511

Email

rfds_tsv@rfdsqld.com.au

Townsville Base

RFDS Townsville Base commenced operations in 1996. The services offered from this base includes aeromedical retrievals and primary health care services such as general practice.


Traralgon RFDS Base

Address

Factory 9, 29 Eastern Road
Traralgon, VIC 3844

Traralgon RFDS Road Transport Base

RFDS Victoria operates several key services with mobile patient care road vehicles, from a number of bases located across the state.Traralgon is one of these bases.

Wangaratta RFDS Base

Address

Shed 2, 24 Gibson St
Wangaratta VIC 3677

Wangaratta RFDS Road Transport Base

RFDS Victoria operates several key services with mobile patient care road vehicles, from a number of bases located across the state. Wangaratta is one of these bases.

Wodonga RFDS Base

Address

33 Leonard Street
Wodonga, VIC 3690

Wodonga RFDS Road Transport Base

RFDS Victoria operates several key services with mobile patient care road vehicles, from a number of bases located across the state. Wodonga is one of these bases.

Wonthaggi RFDS Base

Address

36 Broome Crescent
Wonthaggi, VIC 3995

Wonthaggi RFDS Road Transport Base

RFDS Victoria operates several key services with mobile patient care road vehicles, from a number of bases located across the state. Wonthaggi is one of these bases.

Bruce Langford Visitor Centre

Opening Hours

Open 7 days, Monday-Friday 9-5, Saturday-Sunday and public holidays 10- 3.

Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Australia Day.

Adults $10.00

Students aged 13 +: $8.00

Family: $24.00 (i.e. 2x Adults, 2x children under 12)

Child: $5.00 (i.e. aged 12 and under)

Group Bookings of 10 + $7.00

Address

RFDS, Bruce Langford Visitor Centre
Airport Road, Broken Hill, NSW, 2880.

Telephone

08 8080 3714

Email

tourbookings@rfdsse.org.au

The Bruce Langford Visitor Centre - Broken Hill

The Bruce Langford Visitor Centre combines a museum, theatre and shop, with interactive displays showing the history of the Service, as well as tributes to the doctors, pilots and flight nurses who work for us and the many community groups and benefactors who support us.

So visit us now and...

  • Tour a working RFDS Base
  • Enjoy a talk by our tour guide
  • View the aircraft in the hangar
  • Watch a unique film in our new 44 seat theatre
  • Shop for special souvenirs
  • Explore the new Mantle of Safety Museum

Today, Flynn's dream is a vibrant reality. The Broken Hill Base is unique because it is one of the only working RFDS bases, located at an airport, open to the public daily. Visitors can tour the Base and explore the Mantle of Safety Museum which showcases over 80 years of remarkable outback history.

All proceeds from admissions and merchandise sales go towards the purchase of new aircraft and vital medical equipment. The Royal Flying Doctor Service is a charitable organisation. We rely on the generosity of the community to continue our life-saving work.

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Charleville RFDS Visitor Centre

Opening Hours

March to October

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Weekends and public holidays 10am to 4:30pm

November to February

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Closed weekends and public holidays

Address

John Flynn Way
Charleville QLD 4470.

Telephone

07 4654 1233

Fax

07 4654 1629

Email

rfds_cvl@rfdsqld.com.au

Take a self-guided tour and explore the medical, aviation and communication advances which made John Flynn's vision of the Flying Doctor take off.

The exhibit includes a number of interactive and audio visual features. They take you on a journey from the humble beginnings of the RFDS (and its association with the Australian Inland Mission) through to present day operations.

The display includes a range of historical radio and medical equipment used by the Flying Doctors based here. There are also tributes to our aeromedical pioneers, patients and supporters, as well as a short film about today's RFDS.

Entry is free and donations are welcome.

Darwin Tourist Facility

Address

39 Stokes Hill Road
Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin, NT 0800

Telephone

(08) 8983 5700

Email

rfdsdarwin@flyingdoctor.net

Opened in July 2016, the RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility brings together two iconic Australian stories: the history of the RFDS and the Bombing of Darwin in 1942. Visitors will be taken into another world with the latest virtual reality and holographic technology. Located at Darwin's historic Stokes Hill Wharf, the facility is operated by the RFDS in partnership with NT Tourism.

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Dubbo Visitor Education Centre

Opening Hours *Valid until Oct 2017

Tuesday to Saturday from 1pm to 4pm

School Holidays 10am to 4pm

Admission Fees: *Valid until Oct 2017

Adults/Concession/ Students over 12 years: $4.00

Children under 12 years: $2.00

Groups welcome but must be pre-booked by email.

Address

RFDS Dubbo Hangar, 9R Cooreena Road
Dubbo NSW 2830

Telephone

02 6841 2555

Email

enquiries@rfdsse.org.au

Dubbo Visitor Education Centre

Opened in July 2011, the Education Centre at the Royal Flying Doctor Service Dubbo Base is a "must see" attraction.

  • See the live saving work this Australian icon does for people who live, work and travel in remote Australia
  • Hear how Reverend John Flynn visualised a "mantle of safety" over remote Australia more than 80 years ago
  • Learn about the development and operations of the Dubbo Base and see RFDS history and memorabilia
  • See real life medical footage of RFDS doctors, nurses and pilots doing their job
  • Buy a Flying Doctor souvenir from the shop and help keep the Flying Doctor in the air

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Kalgoorlie RFDS Visitor Centre

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday (except public holidays) 10am-3.00pm, with guided tours daily at 10.15am.

Address

Kalgoorlie- Boulder Airport
Kalgoorlie WA 6430

Telephone

08 9093 7595

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Kalgoorlie Visitor Centre provides a unique opportunity to experience firsthand the internationally renowned work of Australia's flying doctors, nurses and pilots at a busy regional base in Western Australia. Each year we welcome thousands of visitors from all over the world, many of whom become our friends and supporters as they learn more about the unique range of health and medical services in rural and remote regions.

Our Visitor Centre incorporates fascinating interactive displays, the Roger Waller Theatre, where you can listen to a talk, view an RFDS DVD and understand more about our history and our future, and the Doc Shop where you can purchase RFDS merchandise and mementos.

The RFDS Auxiliary Garden is near the entry to the Visitor Centre and is equipped with park benches and BBQ facilities for visitors.

When you're next in the Kalgoorlie Goldfields, come and see us! We're just a short walk from the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport terminal. We're open Monday – Friday (except public holidays) from 10am-3.00pm with guided tours daily at 10.15am.


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RFDS Alice Springs Tourist Facility

Address

8-10 Stuart Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870

Telephone

08 8958 8411

Fax

08 8958 8490

Email

reservations@flyingdoctor.net

RFDS Alice Springs Tourist Facility

The RFDS Alice Springs Tourist Facility is a leading tourist attraction in Central Australia. Set in the original 1939 heritage building which housed the first RFDS Alice Springs Base radio operator, it features a life-size hologram of RFDS founder Reverend John Flynn who takes visitors through the history of the Flying Doctor from 1928 until the present. It also has a café and DocShop.

Stockman's Hall of Fame

Opening hours

The Stockman's Hall of Fame is open from 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. during the tourist season.

Address

137 B and C Eagle Street
Longreach QLD 4730

Telephone

07 4652 5800

Fax

07 4652 5899

Email

rfds_lng@rfdsqld.com.au

When entering the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame visitors will be greeted with an original RFDS aircraft, a Queen Air built in 1977 now meticulously restored and suspended in the atrium of the Hall.
Gallery 4 at the Hall of Fame is devoted to the history of the Royal Flying Doctor Service with displays of radio and medical equipment from across the years. It also shows how the Flying Doctor works in the 21st century.

A highlight of the visitor centre is the full-size cutaway representation of a Beechcraft King Air B200, with the medical equipment that makes it a flying intensive care unit. You can even take a selfie in the pilot's seat. The display includes a number of interactive and audio visual features as well as sections on the Flying Doctor's medical, aviation and communication history. RFDS souvenirs can be purchased in the gift shop.