News

Milestones: Our 2017-2018 annual video review

05 Dec 2018

Watch our annual review video and celebrate with us the achievements of the last year.

More details

Look up in the Sky

23 May 2016

Today a new comprehensive educational resource has been launched for school kids around Australia.

Read full story

Flying Doctor celebrates birthday with Local Heroes

17 May 2016

Celebrating 88 years, the Flying Doctor gives thanks to the invisible army of volunteers who tirelessly support the Service.

Read full story
RFDS launches new patient transfer facility at Burnie Airport

RFDS launches new patient transfer facility at Burnie Airport

16 May 2016

Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Tasmania will launch the new and improved patient transfer facility at a presentation and afternoon tea at the Burnie Airport Terminal, Wynyard on Tuesday 17 May 2016 at 2.30 pm.

Read full story
Cobar NSW

Keeping up the pace

13 May 2016

At 94 years of age, Sheila Higgins lives independently in Cobar, in far-western New South Wales. Sheila had married in Cobar, brought up six daughters there and still has four of them living in the district. So when she became unwell in January this year, she was able to contact her daughter Shirley

Read full story

RFDS thanks volunteers during National Volunteer Week

11 May 2016

Read full story

First new RFDS WA facility in 50 years opens in Broome

11 May 2016

Read full story

Nightmare bite ends in flight

10 May 2016

"Within seconds I started having these severe body spasms" explained Eddie Klysz. He didn't know what was happening but he'd seen a shadow scurry away as he got into bed. Was it a spider?

Read full story

Flying Doctor ensures safe delivery

10 May 2016

Donna was 36 weeks pregnant and experiencing Braxton Hicks contractions.

Read full story