Stories

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We always love to receive patient, fundraising, volunteering, donor and staff stories to share with our RFDS community.

Simply write to web@rfdsno.com, with details and at least one photo for inclusion. We look forward to hearing from you.

car wreck in central australia

"In those first pitch-black minutes, I thought he was dead."

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highway horror

"I had only progressed to second gear and travelled about one kilometre when my left hand just fell off the steering wheel, and I couldn't move it at all. I knew something wasn't right!"

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Fergus Gunn cattleman

"As we were being driven out to the scene, it was pitch black, and what started out as a few dim headlights in the distance turned into a wrecked 4WD on the side of the road and a very badly injured young man lying beside it."

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Laura raising money for the RFDS on the Kokoda Trek

After crossing the finish line, I was overwhelmed knowing that I had completed such a long and enduring track. I was so proud of both my brother Matt and myself, I couldn't have done it without him.

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It’s not uncommon for players to play their heart out in a footy grand final. Nick Morton on the other hand, may have taken the adage a little too seriously.

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“It is purely coincidental that our primary health care team was in Kowanyama that Friday. Normally we run daily clinics Mondays to Wednesdays, but the recent public holiday meant we rescheduled for Friday,”

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