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Graphic: Danielle Holmes from the Flying Doctor and Sue Robbins from Piecemakers.

​Quilters’ gifts to bush kids helped by RFDS

13 Nov 2017

Kids in the Outback cared for by the RFDS are benefiting from the generosity of a group of Sydney women who’ve donated hundreds of quilts.

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A remote airstrip

Airstrip upgrades will help save lives

16 Aug 2017

Thanks to a significant donation from a long-term supporter and funding from the Federal Government's Remote Airstrip Upgrade Programme, we've begun upgrading more than 50 remote airstrips.

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Jack Burke

Regular giving easier for aviation enthusiast

16 Aug 2017

​Jack Burke first began donating to the Flying Doctor after a fundraising appeal around 15 years ago.

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Archie with RFDS crew

Archie burnt after falling into campfire, helped by RFDS

16 Aug 2017

​The Culphs are just one of the many families who've needed the services of the Flying Doctor recently. They shared their story to show how quickly something frightening can happen and how vital the RFDS is.

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The plane

Another aircraft arrives

16 Aug 2017

​A first-of-its-kind addition to our aircraft fleet landed on Australian soil in June. It had been flown more than 14,000 kilometres, in a six-day journey around the Pacific from Des Moines, USA.

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RFDS seeking a plane to be displayed at the National Museum of Australia

14 Aug 2017

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Baby Jenson born at 25 weeks and assisted by the Royal Flying Doctor Service

Brave baby Jenson wins fight for life, RFDS gets him home

11 Aug 2017

New mum Coby can’t remember how many times her son went a shade of blue during the first weeks of his life. Jenson was born almost four months early and had to fight hard to survive.

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Broken Hill RFDS team members spread the National Dental Health Week message in 2017

How to maintain a marvellous mouth - top Dental Health Week tips from the RFDS

09 Aug 2017

"Teeth are not optional extras,they are essential tools that must be well maintained," says RFDS Senior Dentist Dr Lyn Mayne.

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United Nations Association of Australia Peace Program

RFDS awarded United Nations Lifework Award for 2017

08 Aug 2017

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