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Graphic: A group of adults smile at the camera. One man is holding a cheque for $61,000. One lady is wearing a RFDS staff uniform.

Adelaide volunteers raise $61,000 for Flying Doctor

16 Aug 2018

A committed group of Adelaide volunteers has presented a $61,000 donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). The annual donation takes the group’s total contribution to the life-saving service to almost $1.8 million over the past 32 years.

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Air BP becomes a National Partner of the Royal Flying Doctor Service

04 Jun 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is delighted to announce that Air BP, one of the world's largest suppliers of aviation fuel products and services, has become their third National Partner.

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Regional and Rural Health Award Winner Announced

02 Jun 2018

As part of the Victoria Young Achievers Awards, Steffi Patience of Stawell has won the Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria Regional and Rural Health Award.

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Road to Respite

02 Jun 2018

The Flying Doctor is proud to partner with Very Special Kids to transport regional children with life-threatening conditions to the Very Special Kids Hospice in Malvern.

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Removing barriers to accessing oral health care

02 Jun 2018

When the Flying Doctor Dental Clinic come to town, there are healthy smiles all round!

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They saved my life

02 Jun 2018

Alan Lucas says the Flying Doctor saved his life – but he wasn’t rescued by air or road. He has been linked to a specialist in Melbourne from his home in Hopetoun via our telehealth service.

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90th Air Pilgrimage, what an adventure!

01 Jun 2018

What a spectacular celebration of 90 years of the Flying Doc and great opportunity to reflect on the services history, and indeed the services future. A truly memorable event with over 50 aviation enthusiasts from the AAAA, travelling with 25 Antique Aircraft throughout rural NSW & QLD

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Mental Health Literacy Study

31 May 2018

The RFDS is conducting a study to find out more about Australian Mental Health Literacy. Will you help?

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Mental Health Care in the Bush

30 May 2018

Joan’s life hasn’t been all smiles. She faced the real challenge of accessing mental health care after the loss of her husband and father. Now she uses her experience to support others to get help.

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