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Historic cars drive Bay to Birdwood partnership

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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Supporting the School of the Air

09 Aug 2015

The biggest challenge these children face is isolation. Satellite lessons and online tutorials are important tools but children need to socialise with each other. A web chat is not the same as kicking a football around with their mates.

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Coma Patient

09 Aug 2015

"If someone asks me about the Flying Doctor I tell them what happened to Adam. I never ask for money but it doesn't take long for them to reach into their pockets. After all, where would Australia be without the Royal Flying Doctor Service?"

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No longer just a dream to fly with the Flying Doctor

09 Aug 2015

"I guess it was the fascination of how the RFDS was totally different to my everyday life that made it so enchanting"

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Crew keeps Gene alive in the air

09 Aug 2015

“I said to myself, ‘I’m not going to die on this plane’,” Gene Hildebrand.

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Derby Base Redevelopment

09 Aug 2015

The Derby Base of the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Western Australia has undergone a refurbishment, coinciding with its 60th year of providing aero medical and primary health care services.

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Snakebite sends Alishia on night flight

07 Aug 2015

It didn't take long for 12-year-old Whyalla schoolgirl Alishia Thomas to get back into the saddle after suffering a terrifying snake bite while competing at a rodeo in South Australia's mid-north.

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the famous pudding

Australia's motorcycling legend

04 Aug 2015

The Big Sister self saucing chocolate pudding is considered a sacred relic in Australia's rich motorcycling community.

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Fluoro Fridays

04 Aug 2015

EVERY Friday for the past year the team at Maranoa Mechanical has been wearing fluoro to work.

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