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RFDS WA nurses facilitate primary health care to PNG communities

11 Jun 2018

RFDS nurses Fiona and Fran delivered primary health care to remote villages in Papa New Guinea as part of a No Roads Expedition clinical outreach program in May this year.

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Flying Doctor celebrates 20 years in Brisbane

08 Jul 2015

RFDS (Queensland Section) Brisbane base has celebrated its 20th birthday with a community morning tea. Past patients and staff, community members, supporters and corporate partners joined current RFDS staff and board members to honour the work of the Flying Doctor in Brisbane.

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Lucky guests set to soar at Flying Doctor ball

03 Jul 2015

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) will give guests at their Wings for Life Gala Ball on Saturday 8 August 2015 an opportunity to take flight, with a number of great prizes and travel packages on offer.

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Aeromedical simulator tours Tasmanian schools

Aeromedical simulator tours Tassie schools

10 Jun 2015

The Look! Up in the Sky educational program has taken flight again in Tasmanian schools. Tom Ryan, Program Manager - Education, RFDS Vic has hit the road for a non-stop tour of primary schools with the RFDS interactive aeromedical simulator.

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RFDS celebrates 80 years’ of service in Western Australia

15 May 2015

This year, the RFDS in Western Australia celebrates 80 years of providing life saving services to those in Western Australian. The first base at Port Hedland became operational in 1935; Kalgoorlie was the next base to open in 1937, however, aircraft were flown on medical missions form the early 1930

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$20 million budget boost celebrates 87th birthday

12 May 2015

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Flying Doctor Celebrates 20 years in Rockhampton

17 Apr 2015

​Cr Margaret Strelow, Mayor, Rockhampton Region will join the RFDS (Queensland Section) board and management team as well as current and past staff members, past patients, supporters, and suppliers to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the RFDS Rockhampton base at an event in Rockhampton.

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RFDS’s new Patient Transfer Facility in Rockhampton

17 Apr 2015

​The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) is delighted to announce the official opening of a new purpose-built Patient Transfer Facility at the RFDS Rockhampton base on Friday 17 April, 2015.

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RFDS Tasmania releases primary health care study

RFDS releases primary health care study

13 Apr 2015

The State Government’s vision for Tasmania is to 'have the healthiest population in Australia by 2025' is supported by the RFDS. The challenge in achieving this is clearly outlined in the report released by the RFDS today, for remote and rural Tasmania.

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