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After school excursion for Djugerari Kids in remote WA

03 Jul 2020

School's out for Djugerari Remote Community School students Cecilia and Kyle who score the opportunity to tour the RFDS' workhorse - the PC-12 turboprop aircraft and meet with crew.

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Meet Our Nurses: Anne Alexander

11 May 2020

As a Remote Area Nurse, Anne Alexander embraces the local community spirit as part of her day-to-day job.

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Meet Our Nurses: Niamh Gallagher

11 May 2020

From the green hills of Ireland to the ochre heart of the Australian Outback - Niamh Gallagher's career as a Mental Health Clinician has taken her many places.

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A night in Hollywood

11 May 2020

Movie buffs from Sydney to Switzerland took on the Flying Doctor’s inaugural online quiz fundraiser this month.

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Meet Our Nurses: David Carpenter

11 May 2020

From the wintry Apple Isle and Central Australia’s ochre heart – David Carpenter’s RFDS career was inspired after a nursing stint in the remote communities of the APY Lands.

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Five minutes with a Pilot Instructor

11 May 2020

Exactly what is involved in taking to the skies for the Flying Doctor? We speak with our Head of Training & Checking, Matthew Cosier, to find out what he looks for in a successful RFDS pilot.

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RFDS Receives Fuel Expense Relief from Australian Government

11 May 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has been granted a number of fuel rebates from the Australian Government’s Australia Airline Financial Relief Package (AAFRP), totalling more than $500,000.

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Meet Broome base flight nurse Fiona Yard

11 May 2020

In recognition of International Nurses Day (May 12), we caught up with Broome base flight nurse Fiona Yard who is no stranger to the demands of remote nursing, especially as we continue to work through the pandemic and beyond.

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Generations of care

10 May 2020

While many Australians have had a personal Flying Doctor encounter, Amber Driver concedes she has a few more stories than most.

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