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Kangaroo Island volunteers raise $30,500 for Flying Doctor

22 Oct 2019

A dedicated group of local volunteers has raised $30,500 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the Kangaroo Island community over the past year.

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New Federation Executive Director

20 Sep 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) is very proud to announce Mr Frank Quinlan has been appointed as the new Federation Executive Director of the Service, starting in mid November 2019.

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Clifford Peel Last Post Ceremony

19 Sep 2019

The Australian War Memorial honoured the legacy of a far-sighted young airman and war hero, Lieutenant John Clifford Peel, whose vision played a great part in the inspiration and design of the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

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Jemena joins RFDS Queensland Section as corporate supporter

17 Sep 2019

Further strengthening its connection to rural and regional Queensland, leading Australian energy company Jemena has become an official corporate supporter of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) with a generous donation of $30,000.

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How to ask R U OK?

13 Sep 2019

Every year on R U OK? Day, we’re reminded to check in with those around us to find out how they’re feeling. Asking the question seems like a simple act, but it can be one of the hardest to ask. Mental health clinical team leader for Far North Queensland, Jos Middleton has a few pointers to share

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ALPA raises record amount for RFDS

13 Sep 2019

ALPA (Australian Livestock & Property Agents Association) held the Victorian chapter of its young auctioneers competition in Pakenham earlier this week. All funds raised from the competition were donated to the RFDS.

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Have you heard of Sepsis?

12 Sep 2019

Sepsis is responsible for about 5,000 deaths in Australia each year - more than our national road toll and common strains of cancer, according to Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Head of Medical Dr Andrew Hooper.

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Broome RFDS crews float a labour of love at Shinju Festival

10 Sep 2019

Check out our legendary and artistic Broome crews representing at the 2019 Shinju Matsuri Festival float parade!

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Asthma Awareness Week – Hay fever, or something more?

06 Sep 2019

With beautiful sunshine across Victoria, many of us spent the first days of spring outside in the garden or out for a walk. Those affected by hay fever were also likely eyeing up the grasses and wattle flowers that signal the start of a wheezy season.

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