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Nominate today for the RFDS Regional and Rural Health Award

19 Oct 2018

Nominate a young hero today for the 2019 Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria Regional and Rural Health Award. Nominations will close Friday 14 December 2018.

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Flying Doctor remains Australia's Most Reputable Charity

21 Dec 2015

Australia’s Royal Flying Doctor Service has again confirmed its place as the country’s most reputable charity, ranking first in the 2015 Charity Reputation Index for the fifth year running.

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RFDS Billboard launched on Yorke Peninsula

Sign of the Times on Yorke Peninsula

17 Dec 2015

Yorke Peninsula residents now have a colourful daily reminder of the importance of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) to their region. In a first for South Australia, a new roadside billboard has been unveiled on the Copper Coast Highway near Paskeville.

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Historic Sugar Bird Lady monument restored at Jandakot Airport

11 Dec 2015

The historic Sugar Bird Lady, a Mooney Mark 21 aircraft from the 1960’s, flown for the RFDS by former nurse and aviator Robin Miller, has been restored and returned to her monument on Eagle Drive in Jandakot this week.

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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 - 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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