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Smooth landings in Flying Doctor’s future

17 Feb 2017

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) has welcomed the Federal Government’s latest round of funding to upgrade crucial, remote airstrips throughout Australia.

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Children at Pooncarie on the RFDS model play equipment

Outback Kids Take Flight Thanks To Proludic

01 Dec 2016

​Isolated children in the remote town of Pooncarie can now get on board their very own Flying Doctor aircraft, thanks to a generous donation from playground equipment company Proludic.

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Flying Doctor issues summer snakebite reminder

29 Nov 2016

The Royal Flying Doctor Service reminds the public of the dangers posed by snakes during the summer months and what to do if bitten.

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Michael Cook, an RFDS flight nurse from Dubbo

Help from Humpty Dumpty Foundation ensures Flying Doctor can safely deliver newborns

28 Nov 2016

Two new neonatal transport incubators (pods) worth close to $180,000 will help ensure sick or at risk newborn babies are safely transported by the Royal Flying Doctor Service’s South Eastern section.

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Christmas Appeal 2016

25 Nov 2016

The 2016 Christmas Appeal came with a bauble for our supporters to put on their tree and support the RFDS.

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Research reveals Flying Doctor role in Indigenous child health

23 Nov 2016

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Flying Doctor scholarships provide a flying start for Tasmanian students

Flying Doctor scholarships provide a flying start for Tasmanian students

23 Nov 2016

Six Tasmanian students have won prestigious scholarships to work with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) in Outback Australia. The presentation of their awards will be held at the RFDS Launceston Base, Western Junction on Thursday 24 November at 10.00 am.

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New flying intensive care unit dedicated

18 Nov 2016

A 'new flying intensive care unit' has been dedicated for emergency aeromedical service for the Royal Flying Doctor Service in communities in South and Central Australia.

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Flying Doctor Chief visits Hobart to talk about dental health

Flying Doctor Chief visits Hobart to talk about dental health

15 Nov 2016

Mr Martin Laverty, CEO, Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) of Australia is visiting Hobart on Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 November to meet with stakeholders to discuss the expansion of RFDS dental outreach services in Tasmania.

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