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Flying Doctor visit saved my life

21 Feb 2019

When Belinda went for a check-up at the Flying Doctor clinic in Tilpa she knew something wasn’t right. What she didn’t know was how that visit would save her life.

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Lightning Ridge Support Group earns big returns for the RFDS

18 Jan 2019

The first recycling scheme in north-west NSW has pulled the community together, and exceeded its own expectations for fundraising for the RFDS.

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Alcohol and other Drugs team success

17 Jan 2019

The RFDS SE’s Alcohol and other Drugs (AoD) team launched just over a year ago and has been very busy.

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Rolling out new Mental Health Services across the country

17 Jan 2019

A new national mental health program is commencing this month which will expand access to mental health services in rural and remote Australia. The new program will see mental health workers visit communities who previously faced long travel times to access services.

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New Year’s Resolution time!

17 Jan 2019

Did your New Year’s plans include helping others? One long-time donor tells why they should.

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Message from South Eastern Section President Ruth Sandow

17 Jan 2019

Ruth Sandow, RFDS SE President, reflects the 90th anniversary year of the RFDS in 2018 and the inspirational development of the aeromedical service that remains vital today.

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30 years' flying for RFDS

11 Jan 2019

SE section CEO Greg Sam presented Cpt Stan Griffiths with his 30 years of service award and fellow pilots, paramedics who have worked with Stan and RFDS staff from every section were there to witness the achievement and offer congratulations.

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Award-winning dental program

11 Jan 2019

The RFDS Tasmania dental program won the Building Communities Award at the Launceston Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards held in Launceston on Saturday, October 27.

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Georgia's fight for life

11 Jan 2019

Every parent’s worst fear is something happening to their child, and for parents of 11-year-old Georgia they faced this reality almost two years ago.

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