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'Most Reputable' Charity for 2020

24 Nov 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service takes out 'Most Reputable' charity in 2020 Reptrak Survey

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It is a phone call that nobody EVER wants to receive.

23 Nov 2020

"I could hear my younger children screaming and crying in the background on the phone because their mum was shaking and wouldn't wake up. They were petrified," said Andrew, Taya's husband.

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COVID 19: Responding to need

COVID 19: Responding to Need

20 Nov 2020

Since February the RFDS has been part of the front-line response to COVID.The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) is part of Australia’s larger health system and considered an essential service.

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Darn a Good Yarn

‘Darn a Good Yarn’ launches to bring joy this Christmas season

19 Nov 2020

Today a new Aussie book launches that has, like a good Christmas pudding, been a long time in the making.

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Christmas Flying Doctor 2020

Santa won't be the only red-belly in the skies this Christmas

18 Nov 2020

Help keep the Flying Doctor's red-bellies and crews in the air by making a donation this Christmas.

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Local Hero

2020 RFDS Local Hero Award recipients announced

17 Nov 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) has announced nine regional 2020 RFDS Local Hero Award winners – each representing one of its base locations.

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Baby Kaleb

Saving baby Kaleb

16 Nov 2020

Baby Kaleb was only 10 days old when he became seriously ill in the midst of rising floodwaters in Biloela. His mum, Lori, took him to the local hospital. But Kaleb was so unwell that he needed intensive care – nearly 150km away.

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Flying Doctor lifeline to station life

16 Nov 2020

Lying on a claypan after being flung from a motorbike on the Clifton Hills Station in the far north-east corner of South Australia, station manager Peter Nunn knew the RFDS was on the way.

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New service helps locals smile

16 Nov 2020

As COVID-19 restrictions temporarily closed dental services across the nation, the RFDS worked on opening a new one in outback SA.

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