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Southern Yorke Peninsula volunteers raise $17,000 for Flying Doctor

16 Jul 2018

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New RFDS Tourist Facility for Darwin

15 Feb 2016

The RFDS will expand its presence in the Top End with the $3 million investment in a new high-tech tourism facility and museum in Darwin featuring the story of the RFDS and the World War II Bombing of Darwin.

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Emergency flight on holiday ends in surprising diagnosis at home

04 Feb 2016

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Flight off bike leads to Flying Doctor

04 Feb 2016

“I came off and I thought I’d broken my foot in half,” recalls Simon. “There was a big hole in the top of my boot and blood squirting out.”

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Rock and roll not such a hip move on holiday

04 Feb 2016

"I hit the ground and couldn’t get up" says Lyn Walsh, a keen fossicker.

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Applications now open for Give Them Wings Scholarships

02 Feb 2016

Health scholarship gives country students a flying start Applications are now open for the 2016 'Give Them Wings' health scholarships, which give students from country Victoria a flying start at university.

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1800 RFDS SA emergency number

01 Feb 2016

People living, working and travelling in the bush in South Australia have a new 1800 emergency number to call when they need the help of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). Calls to 1800 RFDS SA (1800 733 772) are monitored and received 24 hours a day by RFDS staff in Port Augusta.

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Rick was missing

28 Jan 2016

You live on a remote station, it's late at night and your husband is missing. There are signs of a bike accident with a kangeroo, but no sign of him....

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Indigenous staff with the RFDS

More Indigenous health workers key to Closing the Gap

27 Jan 2016

Training, employing, and supporting more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in health and aviation roles is necessary for Indigenous health outcomes to improve. The launch of the RFDS Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) supports new health career pathways for Indigenous people.

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