Stories

We love to hear and share the stories of Royal Flying Doctor Service staff, volunteers, fundraisers and patients.

Four people in RFDS uniform walk towards a RFDS aircraft

On this day, just like any other, we flew over 19,700km to deliver the finest care to the furthest corners of our vast 'waiting room'.

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I heard something terrible... a scream like I’d never heard before.

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My vehicle had rolled six times down an embankment, about 50 metres from the road.

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I knew something wasn’t right, but I hoped it was a false alarm

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The people I work with and the rural and remote Australians I meet are truly inspirational. The local people are always so grateful for our help and are very supportive of the RFDS. I love what I do.

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I was at a point in my life where I just knew IT consulting was not what I wanted to do anymore, so I thought … how about I do something I have always wanted and become a pilot?

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