Stories

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

When she is in her harness Gracie knows she is working and she is focused on guiding Vivian to keep her out of danger.

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“The Flying Doctor means everything to us because we are so isolated. I have always had such a great respect and appreciation for them,”

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Robin Miller Dicks left a rich legacy, not only through the lives she saved, but also through more modern attitudes to female pilots and women in the bush.

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“Even though mum passed away in 2008, I knew she would have been thrilled that I was combining medicine and aviation. With her work as a nurse and love of flying, she had always wanted to work with the RFDS.”

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Beth has left an inspiring Flying Doctor legacy!

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A young woman smiles. She is standing next to two horses.

Brooke suffered multiple fractures to her skull, requiring emergency brain surgery over 2,000 kilometres away in Adelaide.

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