Clocking up the miles helps kids keep their Bright Smiles

24 Apr 2018

Oral health is a big issue, particularly in regional, rural and remote areas, where access to services is limited and long distances have to be driven in order to get treatment.The Bright Smiles Charity Ride takes to the road on Thursday 26 April and will travel more than 1,300 kms along the back

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Happy 20th birthday to our Townsville Base

08 Dec 2016

From 794 patients transported in its first year, to almost 2,000 today - the Townsville RFDS Base sure has grown up in 20 years.

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RFDS most reputable charity for sixth year running

05 Dec 2016

Trust in Australian charities is at its highest level in years with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) named Australia's most reputable charity for the sixth year in a row in the 2016 Charity Reputation Index.

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Brianna Leaman enjoying her time with the RFDS

John Flynn scholarship gives Brianna new opportunities

02 Dec 2016

2016 John Flynn Dental Assistant Scholarship recipient, Brianna Leaman spent two weeks flying around western NSW to help treat patients in Lightning Ridge, Bourke, Goodooga, Collarenebri and Dubbo.

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Children at Pooncarie on the RFDS model play equipment

Outback Kids Take Flight Thanks To Proludic

01 Dec 2016

‚ÄčIsolated children in the remote town of Pooncarie can now get on board their very own Flying Doctor aircraft, thanks to a generous donation from playground equipment company Proludic.

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A scary snake

Flying Doctor issues summer snakebite reminder

29 Nov 2016

The Royal Flying Doctor Service reminds the public of the dangers posed by snakes during the summer months and what to do if bitten.

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Michael Cook, an RFDS flight nurse from Dubbo

Help from Humpty Dumpty Foundation ensures Flying Doctor can safely deliver newborns

28 Nov 2016

Two new neonatal transport incubators (pods) worth close to $180,000 will help ensure sick or at risk newborn babies are safely transported by the Royal Flying Doctor Service’s South Eastern section.

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Christmas Appeal 2016

25 Nov 2016

The 2016 Christmas Appeal came with a bauble for our supporters to put on their tree and support the RFDS.

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Research reveals Flying Doctor role in Indigenous child health

23 Nov 2016

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