Stories

Share your Flying Doctor story

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.

Davis family

"I just can't describe the feeling of immense relief that came over us on the arrival of the aeromedical team."

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The hospital said she needed to go straight to Dubbo. They were concerned her airways might close completely. They were also having difficulty getting a cannula into her for treatment. So they called the Flying Doctor.

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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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