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RFDS retrieves critical ‘bore’ burns victim from the Birdsville Track

15 Sep 2017

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has retrieved an Adelaide man who suffered severe burns after falling into a hot artesian bore near Mungerannie in the South Australian outback.

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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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Huge response from our donors

12 Feb 2015

In March RFDS Victoria sent out a survey to all of our loyal donors. This was the first survey in four years that we’ve sent to our donors and we were blown away by the response.

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The QCoal Community Dental Service celebrates two years as it rolls into Rolleston

09 Feb 2015

​The QCoal Community Dental Service, delivered by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), celebrates its second anniversary while visiting the central Queensland town of Rolleston where it is providing free dental service to the community from 2 - 14 February, 2015.

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Thank you Dan Freeman

02 Feb 2015

When 15 year old Dan Freeman from Wonthaggi Secondary College called us late last year about a fundraising project he was working on as part of his Year 8 studies, we were surprised by this young man’s enthusiasm.

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John Kirwan, RFDS Tasmania inaugural Chief Executive Officer

RFDS Tasmania appoints inaugural CEO

07 Jan 2015

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Tasmania announced the appointment of Mr John Kirwan as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer.

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Flying Doctor’s Cairns Base welcomes new aircraft just in time for Christmas

10 Dec 2014

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) today welcomed the arrival of the latest addition to its aeromedical aviation fleet – a new 2014 model Beechcraft B200 King Air aircraft for its Cairns Base.

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Aircraft

11 Aug 2014

"The King Air is a really strong aircraft," Magnus says. "It's got a strong undercarriage that's needed when we land in some pretty rough areas, like 900 metre dirt strips.

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