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Arun Thomas and Deputy Chair Robyn Lardner

Arun Thomas wins RFDS Regional and Rural Health Achievers Award

16 May 2019

Arun Thomas has won the prestigious Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria Regional and Rural Health Achievers Award at the 2019 Seven News Young Achiever Awards and was presented onstage by Robyn Lardner, Deputy Chair, Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria.

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RFDS Celebrates Ninety-One Years

15 May 2019

Ninety-one years ago today, the Australian Inland Mission Aerial Medical Service was formed. Two days later the first ever Flying Doctor took flight. Today we celebrate how far the RFDS has come over the past nine decades, and we consider what else needs to be done to further Flynn's vision.

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