While travelling to Alice Springs, Adelaide noticed the shyness of outback children. The idea of ‘bridging the lonely distance” seized her mind. She devised the idea of using the Flying Doctors two-way radio to give education talks to children in outback Australia.
"Living in Broome, we hear lots of stories about how the Flying Doctor has helped out people in their darkest hour. Luckily we haven't had to use the service, but it is reassuring to know they are there for us.