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Ridewest on a journey from Brisbane to Longreach

23 Apr 2018

Ridewest riders have begun their 1237km journey from Brisbane to Longreach. The team have nearly raised $1 000 000 for the RFDS mental health service since their first ride in 2010.

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QRL's Intrust Super Cup helps keep the Flying Doctor Flying

13 Aug 2015

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) welcomes QRL's announcement that a percentage of gate takings from six of the Round 23 Intrust Super Cup games, part of 'Get in the Game' Country Week, will support its work in providing vital health services to rural and remote Queensland.

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Derby Base Redevelopment

09 Aug 2015

The Derby Base of the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Western Australia has undergone a refurbishment, coinciding with its 60th year of providing aero medical and primary health care services.

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Snakebite sends Alishia on night flight

07 Aug 2015

It didn't take long for 12-year-old Whyalla schoolgirl Alishia Thomas to get back into the saddle after suffering a terrifying snake bite while competing at a rodeo in South Australia's mid-north.

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Jess Mauboy, Dami Im and Reign Derry grace the red carpet

Altitude Ball 2015

30 Jul 2015

Our major annual Fundraising Ball “Altitude” 2015 took place on Saturday 25th July at the Crown, Perth and was another huge event.

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New Tool Kits for Engineering

30 Jul 2015

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Flying Doctor supports improved dental health services

Flying Doctor supports improved dental health services

16 Jul 2015

People living and working in rural and remote areas are disproportionately affected by problems associated with poor oral health largely because they have poorer access to services.

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Flying Doctor welcomes Federal Senators at QCoal Community Dental Service

10 Jul 2015

​The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) has welcomed Assistant Health Minister Senator Fiona Nash and Senator Barry O'Sullivan, during a visit to the QCoal Community Dental Service while in Winton.

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Flying Doctor celebrates 20 years in Brisbane

08 Jul 2015

RFDS (Queensland Section) Brisbane base has celebrated its 20th birthday with a community morning tea. Past patients and staff, community members, supporters and corporate partners joined current RFDS staff and board members to honour the work of the Flying Doctor in Brisbane.

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