Stories

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

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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"I did ask family to donate to the Flying Doctor instead of buying me get well gifts, however I also wanted to leave a gift. A thank you for their dedication. I had never met these people before my accident, and yet they saved my life."

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Sandra Olsen and Sam Drake ran the Support Crew marquee on the day and commented that it was great to have staff from many branches coming together to support each other and forge strong team spirit at the event.

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