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RFDS once again named Australia's Most Reputable Charity to Conclude 90th year

18 Dec 2018

This is the 8th year in a row that the Flying Doctor has ranked first in the Reputation Index.

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Another big day in the bush

03 Oct 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service, which is commemorating 90 years, is well-known for its emergency retrievals. What's not so widely known is its role in primary and preventative medicine...

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Gawler volunters raise $5,500 for the Flying Doctor

02 Oct 2018

A committed group of Gawler volunteers has presented a $5,500 donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). The annual donation takes the group’s total contribution to the life-saving service to more than $110,000 since their establishment in 2006.

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Looking Ahead - Health Needs of Country Australians in Ten Years Time

30 Sep 2018

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Port Pirie volunteers raise $10,000 for Flying Doctor

27 Sep 2018

A committed group of Port Pirie volunteers has presented a $10,000 donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). The annual donation takes the group’s total contribution to the life-saving service to more than $15,000 over the past two years.

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New family joins the RFDS

24 Sep 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is excited about the recent arrival of two new doctors. Maria Capoluongo and Sundar Thavapalasunder have come from London with their young children Leo and Lara to work at the RFDS Broken Hill Base. Find out how they're settling into their new life here.

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Darwin home to new ‘Flying Doctor’ Base

20 Sep 2018

The new home to the Royal Flying Doctor Service in the nation’s Top End region was officially opened today at Darwin International Airport.

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Taking care of your mental wellbeing

20 Sep 2018

Our mental health team shares some tips about how to take care of yourself, where to go for help, and explains how the RFDS helps.

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Flying Doctor commemorates Lt Clifford Peel

19 Sep 2018

Today the Royal Flying Doctor Service honours the legacy of a far-sighted young man named John Clifford Peel whose vision played a great part in the inspiration of the Flying Doctor.

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