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RFDS Western Australia throws open doors for Open Day at Jandakot base

15 Oct 2019

Come along and meet with the Flying Doctor team at the RFDS Jandakot Open Day held on Saturday, October 26 from 10am-4pm.

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Double your dollar

01 Oct 2019

Rio Tinto to match all donations up to $100,000. We have recently launched an exciting and innovative digital fundraising campaign ‘Keep Flynn Flying’ with our partner Rio Tinto.

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How Alfred Traeger gave the outback its voice

27 Sep 2019

In the mid 1920’s Alfred Traeger invented the pedal powered radio, revolutionising communication in the outback. The invention was integral to the founding of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, but it wasn't his only invention and he was just as innovative at home as he was in his factory.

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Remote Airstrip in Need of an Upgrade?

27 Sep 2019

Guidelines for Round 7 of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade program are now available, offering applicants an early opportunity to prepare for the opening of grants round.

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Sunraysia volunteers raise $7,000 for Flying Doctor

26 Sep 2019

A dedicated group of local volunteers has raised $7,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the community over the past year.

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RFDS Medi-Jet 24 - first 100 days

20 Sep 2019

The RFDS Medi-Jet 24 has reached another milestone – its first 100 days of operational service.

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Show time for the Flying Doctor

20 Sep 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) of Western Australia is delighted to again showcase its life-saving work and support the state’s largest annual community event - the 2019 IGA Perth Royal Show.

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New Federation Executive Director

20 Sep 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) is very proud to announce Mr Frank Quinlan has been appointed as the new Federation Executive Director of the Service, starting in mid November 2019.

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Clifford Peel Last Post Ceremony

19 Sep 2019

The Australian War Memorial honoured the legacy of a far-sighted young airman and war hero, Lieutenant John Clifford Peel, whose vision played a great part in the inspiration and design of the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

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