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After school excursion for Djugerari Kids in remote WA

03 Jul 2020

School's out for Djugerari Remote Community School students Cecilia and Kyle who score the opportunity to tour the RFDS' workhorse - the PC-12 turboprop aircraft and meet with crew.

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Dentists go west

11 Jun 2020

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Townsville nurse takes final flight

09 Jun 2020

Mr Cole, who last week retired from his role as Flight Nurse and Midwife with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS), believes there is no more satisfying way to earn a living than by helping others.

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Celebrating one year of service

09 Jun 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Central Operations is celebrating one year of service for its RFDS Medi-Jet 24 – the ultimate intensive care unit that launched a new era in Australian aeromedical care.

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Bundaberg Aeromedical Base off to a flying start

08 Jun 2020

It has been three months since the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) opened the hangar doors to its new Bundaberg Aeromedical Base, and while the skies have been quieter than usual during that time, it’s been all systems go for the lifesaving work of the local RFDS crew.

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Meet our Stars of COVID-19

05 Jun 2020

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Port Hedland International Airport takes the Flying Doctor to new heights

29 May 2020

Landing fees for Flying Doctor crews arriving at Port Hedland International Airport will continue to be waived following a three-year partnership extension announced today.

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Flying Doctor and Kowanyama community “In this Together”

28 May 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) and the Far North Queensland remote Indigenous community of Kowanyama have truly embraced this year’s Reconciliation Week theme “in this together”.

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Hayley's snake bite scare

26 May 2020

​​​​Eight-year-old Hayley was crying and in pain. She screamed, “A snake’s bitten me”. Her mum Catherine tried to keep calm, but she couldn’t help thinking, “What if Hayley dies? What if this is part of our story now that we had a daughter who died at eight years old from a snake bite?"

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