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Graphic: A woman suffering heat stress and a thermometer indicating high temperature

Flying Doctor warns of heat stress risk in the hot summer

23 Jan 2017

​With the mercury set to stay well over 30 degrees celsius in many areas and a long hot summer forecast, the South Eastern Section of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS SE) is reminding the public about the dangers of heat stress.

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Flying Doctor Celebrates 20 years in Rockhampton

17 Apr 2015

​Cr Margaret Strelow, Mayor, Rockhampton Region will join the RFDS (Queensland Section) board and management team as well as current and past staff members, past patients, supporters, and suppliers to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the RFDS Rockhampton base at an event in Rockhampton.

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RFDS’s new Patient Transfer Facility in Rockhampton

17 Apr 2015

​The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) is delighted to announce the official opening of a new purpose-built Patient Transfer Facility at the RFDS Rockhampton base on Friday 17 April, 2015.

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RFDS Tasmania releases primary health care study

RFDS releases primary health care study

13 Apr 2015

The State Government’s vision for Tasmania is to 'have the healthiest population in Australia by 2025' is supported by the RFDS. The challenge in achieving this is clearly outlined in the report released by the RFDS today, for remote and rural Tasmania.

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Harold Riley, Terrill Riley-Gibson, Andrew Gibson and Anna Hoogeboom

Long Ride 4 Life supports the Flying Doctor

25 Mar 2015

Four riders, four horses and four dogs completed an epic ride from Queensland to Tasmania to raise money for the Flying Doctor and the Leukaemia Foundation.

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A tough year for Mum – a family recalls 1992

16 Mar 2015

Back in 1992, the Cullenward family was living on a property 12kms east of Enngonia, a tiny town 100kms north of Bourke.

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Casey is lucky to be alive

09 Mar 2015

Casey Cherry remembers the moment he was thrown off his motorbike while riding up a dried creek bed on a station property outside of Broken Hill.

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Female GP's visit rural and remote locations

04 Mar 2015

​The RWGPS program provides regular visits by female GPs to communities that otherwise would not have access to this service.

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Lucy donates her birthday presents to the Flying Doctor

13 Feb 2015

Lucy Laverty asked for money to be donated to the Flying Doctors instead of receiving birthday presents for her sixth birthday.

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