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RFDS granted NSQHS accreditation

23 May 2019

RFDS Queensland Section’s pursuit of the best and most responsive patient care possible was recently cemented with two new accreditations.

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Migrant students jump on board the RFDS aeromedical simulator

Migrant students jump on board the RFDS aeromedical simulator

08 Sep 2016

​The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) aeromedical simulator state tour will conclude in Launceston with a very special presentation to the TasTAFE Adult Migrant English Program students.

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Flying Doctor Dental Clinic in Birchip

Health Minister Supports Flying Doctor Dental Clinic

07 Sep 2016

Minister for Health Hon Jill Hennessey has announced funding for an additional dental vehicle to be operated by the Flying Doctor. The RFDS is delighted to be able to extend its dental program to reach more people in rural areas, providing quality dental care.

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2015/16 Year in Review

23 Aug 2016

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Flying Doctor aeromedical simulator school tour

Flying Doctor aeromedical simulator school tour

17 Aug 2016

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Look! Up in the Sky educational program has spread its wings in Tasmanian schools during 2016. Tom Ryan, RFDS Program Manager – Education, is hitting the road with the interactive aeromedical simulator for a non-stop tour of primary schools.

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Car #1928

OZ Outback Odyssey raises $146,000

15 Aug 2016

A gruelling rally by a fleet of 24 cars more than 30 years old has wound its way through outback South Australia and Queensland in the OZ Outback Odyssey raising an amazing $146,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS).

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Darwin Tourist Facility

Two icons for the Top End

15 Aug 2016

Two iconic Australian stories are told together in the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Tourist Facility on Darwin's historic Stokes Hill Wharf. The story of the 1942 bombing of Darwin and the story of the RFDS are told using the latest virtual reality and holographic technology.

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“My son had to destroy the cow to get it off me"

11 Aug 2016

When you’ve been attacked by a cow, thrown in the air and you’re lying bleeding and unconscious on the ground, you are depending on other people to save your life.

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Regular giver

11 Aug 2016

Sandra and John Gally live on a property 30 kilometres from Louth, in far western New South Wales. They have been regular donors to the Flying Doctor since they moved from Sydney in 2010.

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