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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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kangaroos on the runway

Safer airstrips in remote areas will help save lives

10 Dec 2015

Airstrips used for medical emergencies in remote parts of Australia will be made safer following the announcement of $11.6 million for runway upgrades.

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Today Tonight

Today Tonight - Taking Medical Training to a New Height

24 Nov 2015

The limited cabin space creates real challenges for our doctors and nurses - TT reports on our training facilities and plans for the future.

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Preparing for Outback travel

23 Nov 2015

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Increased services to the Outback

23 Nov 2015

The Flying Doctor will bring more services to Western and Far Western New South Wales communities to benefit them where additional needs have been identified.

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RFDS aircraft in the outback

Tasmanian students take to the skies with the Flying Doctor

23 Nov 2015

Three Tasmanian student won exciting and prestigious scholarships to work with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) in Outback Australia.

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Chairman's Address - RFDS (Queensland Section)

20 Nov 2015

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Chairman's Address - RFDS (Qld) Services

20 Nov 2015

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New aircraft joins RFDS fleet

New PC-12 'Juliet' joins the fleet

19 Nov 2015

The dedication of a new Pilatus PC-12 'flying intensive care unit' by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has been given an added boost with the generous gifting of $600,000 by Adelaide businessman Simon Hackett to fund the aeromedical fitout of the new aircraft - VH-FXJ or "Juliet'.

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