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Graphic: RFDS CEO judith barker receives Australia Day Honours

RFDS CEO receives Australia Day Honours

27 Jan 2023

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Remote cattle station in NT

A Jackaroo is hemorrhaging in remote and NT and his mates have to get him to hospital

23 Jan 2023

Early last year Chris and Betty Katsogiannis received a call from their son Nicholas, who was in remote NT and had a post-operative bleed that he was unable to quell. This started a desperate dash to Tennant Creek hospital, many hours away.

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Get your FREE First Aid infopack now

16 Jan 2023

Every day, lives are lost when people are injured and no one with them knows first aid. Knowing what to do in an emergency could save a loved one’s life.

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#34 Gilberton Station

Courage is served in large quantities at Gilberton Station- ask Prince Charles

16 Jan 2023

Lyn French is no stranger to accidents and injuries on her remote North Queensland property and in this episode, we walk in her shoes and learn of the adventures and challenges at Gilberton Station.

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RFDS Australia's Most Reputable Charity

13 Jan 2023

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RFDS named Australia's Most Reputable Charity

12 Jan 2023

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has once again ranked first in the Charity Benchmark 40 by Charity RepTrak - and has done so for 11 of the 12 years that the study has been conducted.

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Mundi Mundi

Did you know that the RDFS has an online shop with an amazing range of products?

12 Jan 2023

Buying your gifts at our online DocShop and help families and communities in outback Australia to receive critical healthcare.

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Ex TC Ellie flooding at Fitzroy Crossing airstrip

RFDS supports flooded Kimberley communities

05 Jan 2023

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mountain bike ride

How does Paul survive a horrible mountain bike accident in remote WA?

05 Jan 2023

The Flying Doctor Podcast: Paul Fiddes is a fit and experienced rider, but his competitive nature got the best of him in the Cape to Cape mountain bike event a few years ago...

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The flights you don't want to be checking onto this new year

30 Dec 2022

New Year’s Eve is traditionally a time for people to let their hair down and celebrate with family and friends -- and this year that is something we all look forward to.

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

25 Dec 2022

Please celebrate safely and take a well-earned break this Christmas.

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The RFDS in WA sees an increase in calls for help early this festive season

19 Dec 2022

The Royal Doctor Service of WA (RFDS) has seen an increase in calls related to accidents in regional WA during the past week.

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RAP Year in Review Report

RAP Year in Review

15 Dec 2022

We are very proud to present our first Reconciliation Action Plan ‘Year in Review’ report.

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The Royal Flying Doctor Service launches Victorian country bakeries awards

The Royal Flying Doctor Service launches country bakeries awards

15 Dec 2022

RFDS Victoria is proud to announce the recipients of its inaugural country bakery awards, which have been voted for by Flying Doctor road crews.

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How did Andrew Conlon survive being swallowed by the earth?

How did Andrew Conlon survive being swallowed by the earth?

14 Dec 2022

Ten years ago, Andrew fell into a mine shaft in Western Australia and sustained serious head injuries which left him with epilepsy.

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The Flying Doctor community comes together for the John Flynn Luncheon

The Flying Doctor community comes together for the John Flynn Luncheon

07 Dec 2022

With its theme, “Spirit of the Outback Adventurer”, RFDS Victoria’s annual John Flynn Luncheon was a celebration of remote communities and pioneering Australians.

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