Stories

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

She'd sustained serious internal injuries and would need to be urgently transferred to Princess Margaret Hospital to receive the care she required.

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Cardiac patient baby Scarlett Morgan

“In less than 24 hours we went from ‘your little girl has pneumonia’ to ‘she needs open-heart surgery - now.'”

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“You have to be flexible - other people might call it resilient, but you must have the flexibility to work in a huge range of environments. You must be adaptable.”

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Busby Marou

“I really didn’t want to put them out, so I told them it's all good, I'm a platinum flyer so I can sort the flight out myself. They pretty quickly told me I would be flying with the Flying Doctor.”

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Traeger's technology spread across two thirds of the Australian continent, covering more than five million square kilometres, giving residents a level of connectivity unlike they had ever seen before.

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Jade-Elle car crash

My dad called. He told me a truck had crushed his car. My three daughters were trapped inside. He didn't know if they were trapped inside. He didn't know if they were all alive. I thought I was dreaming. That's what stopped me from collapsing."

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