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Burnt out truck following fire at Marree

Team effort saves lives

20 Oct 2017

A truck driver made a lucky escape when his vehicle went up in flames in South Australia’s Birdsville Track.

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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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