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Nominate today for the RFDS Regional and Rural Health Award

19 Oct 2018

Nominate a young hero today for the 2019 Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria Regional and Rural Health Award. Nominations will close Friday 14 December 2018.

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Spotlight on Sale

06 Sep 2018

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Top honours for Dr Morton Rawlin

06 Sep 2018

The Flying Doctor is fortunate to receive contributions from many incredible members of the community. RFDS Medical Director Dr Morton Rawlin is one of them, and earlier this year he was singled out for one of Australia’s highest honours.

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Rural Women’s GP Service in Yarram

06 Sep 2018

Dr Vivienne Whitechurch visits the Gippsland town of Yarram every six to eight weeks as part of the RFDS Rural Women's GP Service, hosted by Yarram Medical Centre.

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Scholarship awardees announced

06 Sep 2018

Designed to aid students by assisting them with their study costs, RFDS Victoria’s Give Them Wings Scholarships are award annually to up to five first year nursing and allied health students from regional areas. The 2018 scholarship awardees are...

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AEDs delivered for Outback Hearts

05 Sep 2018

National sponsor TAL has part funded the distribution of defibrillators to all medical chest holders in Outback South Australia.

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A metal sign featuring cut-out images of two men. Reverend John Flynn, founder of the RFDS, and Jimmy Darcy, the inspiration for Flynn's dream.

Retracing last steps of stockman who inspired Flynn's vision

31 Aug 2018

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Launceston engineer wins national award

28 Aug 2018

Launceston Engineer Greg Foot has been recognised by the Federation Board of the Royal Flying Doctor Service at an award ceremony in Canberra. Greg was presented the award by Minister for Rural Health Bridget McKenzie

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Message from the president

27 Aug 2018

Ruth Sandow, RFDS SE President, lives at Pimpara Lake Station, 200km north of Broken Hill. Like many other farmers in far western NSW, Ruth and her family are dealing with one of the worst droughts on record. Here, she shares her experiences and personal photos of what she’s seeing on the land.

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