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Jemena joins RFDS Queensland Section as corporate supporter

17 Sep 2019

Further strengthening its connection to rural and regional Queensland, leading Australian energy company Jemena has become an official corporate supporter of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) with a generous donation of $30,000.

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How to ask R U OK?

13 Sep 2019

Every year on R U OK? Day, we’re reminded to check in with those around us to find out how they’re feeling. Asking the question seems like a simple act, but it can be one of the hardest to ask. Mental health clinical team leader for Far North Queensland, Jos Middleton has a few pointers to share

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ALPA raises record amount for RFDS

13 Sep 2019

ALPA (Australian Livestock & Property Agents Association) held the Victorian chapter of its young auctioneers competition in Pakenham earlier this week. All funds raised from the competition were donated to the RFDS.

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Have you heard of Sepsis?

12 Sep 2019

Sepsis is responsible for about 5,000 deaths in Australia each year - more than our national road toll and common strains of cancer, according to Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Head of Medical Dr Andrew Hooper.

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Broome RFDS crews float a labour of love at Shinju Festival

10 Sep 2019

Check out our legendary and artistic Broome crews representing at the 2019 Shinju Matsuri Festival float parade!

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Asthma Awareness Week – Hay fever, or something more?

06 Sep 2019

With beautiful sunshine across Victoria, many of us spent the first days of spring outside in the garden or out for a walk. Those affected by hay fever were also likely eyeing up the grasses and wattle flowers that signal the start of a wheezy season.

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Education Program hits 2,000 session milestone

30 Aug 2019

There was cause for celebration on Wednesday, 28 August when RFDS Victoria’s Education Program reached its 2,000th session.

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Mental Health in the Bush: Access a fifth the rate of city

26 Aug 2019

RFDS research published by the Medical Journal of Australia, reveals more about mental health in the bush and access to mental health services.

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RFDS and Rio Tinto 'Keep Flynn Flying' with unique $20 fundraising campaign

26 Aug 2019

The Keep Flynn Flying campaign features an augmented reality experience where users will be able to bring RFDS founder Reverend John Flynn to life by scanning his image on the $20 note with their phones.

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