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Burnt out truck following fire at Marree

Team effort saves lives

20 Oct 2017

A truck driver made a lucky escape when his vehicle went up in flames in South Australia’s Birdsville Track.

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RFDS responds to Red CentreNATS burns victims

05 Sep 2017

The RFDS played a key role in the mass emergency response following a car explosion at the Red CentreNATS event in Alice Springs on Sunday.

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Car #1928

OZ Outback Odyssey raises $140,000

01 Sep 2017

A gruelling rally by a convoy of 24 cars over 30 years of age has wound its way through outback South Australia and Queensland in the OZ Outback Odyssey raising an amazing $140,000 for the Flying Doctor.

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Flying Doctor team members training in Dubbo

Practice helping make perfect future Flying Doctors

01 Sep 2017

It's not every day doctors arrive at a property on the outskirts of Dubbo to find a tractor overturned, brown snake circling and a severely injured farmer stranded with his mate. But that's exactly what new Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) recruits were confronted with recently.

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Andy Moore accepting the award on behalf of the RFDS

Royal Flying Doctor Service awarded United Nations community honour

29 Aug 2017

​The United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA) awarded the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) a prestigious Community Award at its 2017 Peace Program Lifework Awards presentation in Sydney on Friday 25 August.

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RFDS selected as finalist in two categories in the 2017 Tasmanian Business Excellence Awards

25 Aug 2017

Congratulations to the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Tasmania! They have been selected as finalists in two categories in the 2017 Tasmanian Perpetual Trustees Business Excellence Awards!

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Shane Radbone

Chippie community to keep the Flying Doctor flying

20 Aug 2017

Over 1200 staff of discount variety store chain Cheap as Chips will rally together – along with their customers – over the next three years to help keep the Flying Doctor flying.

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Chris with his family

Feeling sick first warning of dangerous heart problem

16 Aug 2017

Chris thought he had food poisoning when he got sick on his way home after a family holiday. But the 32-year-old miner from Broken Hill could have died.

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White Cliffs resident Shannon Forrest

White Cliffs RFDS clinic patient Shannon shares his story

16 Aug 2017

Shannon Forrest relies on our White Cliffs clinic for general healthcare for himself and his family. He shared his story.

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