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RFDS (Qld Section) become Australia’s first & only IS-BAO Stage 2 dedicated aeromed provider

25 Mar 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section), have achieved the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage 2, making them the only IS-BAO registered dedicated aeromedical provider in Australia and one of only a handful in South East Asia.

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Health students to gain world class training & experience thanks to new agreement

22 Mar 2019

Today, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) and Towards International Medical Equality (TIME) organisation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support long-term rural and regional career pathways by helping students to gain invaluable experience.

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Flying Doctor named as charity partner for Vivid Sydney 2019

21 Mar 2019

The Flying Doctor is announced as the official charity partner for the 2019 Vivid festival.

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Rural GPs train on the ground and now in the air with RFDS

20 Mar 2019

Western Australia’s regional and remote health care networks are set to be strengthened with RFDS Western Operations achieving national accreditation as a training provider for rural General Practitioners (GPs).

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Future female pilots take-off with the Royal Flying Doctor Service

15 Mar 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) are teaming up with STEM engagement specialists She Maps to give young women the opportunity to be drone pilots for the day. The high-flyers will be introduced to engineering and aviation, encouraging them to explore a career with the RFDS.

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Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) launch Local Hero Awards 2019

15 Mar 2019

Nominations open tomorrow across Queensland for the Royal Flying Doctor Service’s Local Hero Awards. Now in its fourth year, the award calls out and congratulates those community members who have rolled up their sleeves, put out their hands or stowed away their fears to help in an emergency.

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QCoal Foundation furthers RFDS mental health support for North and Western Queensland communities

12 Mar 2019

QCoal Foundation has granted the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) $25,000 funding to support the mental health of North and Western Queensland communities after the devastation of the recent unprecedented flooding.

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RFDS welcomes two leading medical experts to its board

08 Mar 2019

RFDS Western Operations is proud to announce the appointment of Director of Burns Service WA Professor Fiona Wood AM and McCusker Director of Lions Outback Vision Dr Angus Turner to its board.

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RFDS pilot first woman in the Southern Hemisphere to command the Pilatus PC-24 jet

08 Mar 2019

RFDS Western Operations pilot Lisa Roper-Campbell is the first woman in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere to command the world-first for aero medical service Pilatus PC-24 jet.

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