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Darwin home to new ‘Flying Doctor’ Base

20 Sep 2018

The new home to the Royal Flying Doctor Service in the nation’s Top End region was officially opened today at Darwin International Airport.

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Taking care of your mental wellbeing

20 Sep 2018

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Flying Doctor commemorates Lt Clifford Peel

19 Sep 2018

Today the Royal Flying Doctor Service honours the legacy of a far-sighted young man named John Clifford Peel whose vision played a great part in the inspiration of the Flying Doctor.

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Sunraysia volunteers raise $15,000 for the Flying Doctor

12 Sep 2018

A committed group of Sunraysia volunteers has presented another $15,000 donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). The bi-annual donation – adding to $9,000 already donated in June this year – takes the group’s total contribution to the life-saving service to more than $645,000 since 2000.

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Volunteers hit the road in Heathcote

06 Sep 2018

Identifying that one of the biggest barriers to accessing health care in regional areas is finding appropriate transport, RFDS Victoria has partnered with Heathcote Health to launch a new program that connects Heathcote residents with their health appointments using volunteer drivers.

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Speech therapy a talking point in the Mallee

06 Sep 2018

Royal Flying Doctor Service, Robinvale District Health Service and Mallee Track Health & Community Service are now working in partnership to support children aged 0–12 years in accessing local speech therapy services.

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Spotlight on Sale

06 Sep 2018

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Top honours for Dr Morton Rawlin

06 Sep 2018

The Flying Doctor is fortunate to receive contributions from many incredible members of the community. RFDS Medical Director Dr Morton Rawlin is one of them, and earlier this year he was singled out for one of Australia’s highest honours.

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Rural Women’s GP Service in Yarram

06 Sep 2018

Dr Vivienne Whitechurch visits the Gippsland town of Yarram every six to eight weeks as part of the RFDS Rural Women's GP Service, hosted by Yarram Medical Centre.

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