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Bay to Birdwood and the RFDS historic cars

24 Sep 2020

Iconic 1920s images showing the Royal Flying Doctor Service’s founder traversing the outback in a battered Dodge Buckboard are inspiring the restoration of two vintage cars in South Australia.

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Transforming health care for communities across the country

18 Sep 2020

The October edition of 'Going the Distance' will be hitting letterboxes very soon. In it, you'll find more inspiring stories from our Flying Doctor community.

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Bay to Birdwood

18 Sep 2020

The 2020 Bay to Birdwood is proud to announce that the RFDS is this year's Charity Partner! Donate Now!

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Travel safe tips from your Flying Doctor

16 Sep 2020

We know the wonders and pitfalls of remote travel. Here are our top tips for safe travel from the Flying Doctor you'll want to keep handy as you #wanderoutyonder throughout Western Australia during the school holidays.

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Fast first aid

Get your fast first-aid pack

16 Sep 2020

​Every day, lives are lost when people are injured and no one with them knows first aid.

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Inside one of RFDS (Queensland Section) Simulation Training Rooms

World-leading technology ensures safety of RFDS Cairns staff

16 Sep 2020

World-leading medical simulation technology is now being used by Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) staff in Cairns to aid training and technical skill development.

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Evie was in pain and frightened

14 Sep 2020

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Vale John Fahey

John Fahey Vale

13 Sep 2020

It is with great sadness the Royal Flying Doctor Service learns of John Fahey’s passing. John Fahey, in addition to his significant political and social roles, was an Independent Councillor for the Australia Council of the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia from 2003 to 2006.

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RFDS Aircraft on the tarmac

Flying Doctor provides big boost for national economy

11 Sep 2020

A new study has revealed the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) provides more than $2.5 billion in benefits to the Australian economy each year through its life-saving aeromedical services to regional, rural and remote Australians.

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