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RFDS seeks solution for North West Vic healthcare

15 Dec 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria is exploring options to deliver a new healthcare model in North West Victoria. Partnering with local health organisations the Flying Doctor is committed to providing care to people in outlying communities that have complex care needs.

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Gene Hildebrand

54 shocks keep Gene alive in the air

24 Aug 2015

Watch the remarkable Nine News Adelaide story of the survival of heart patient Gene Hildebrand and his dramatic RFDS flight from Alice Springs to Adelaide for emergency heart surgery on 6 July 2015.

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Going the Distance a huge sucess

21 Aug 2015

The Going the Distance Dinner was held on Thursday 20 August 2015 at the Myer Mural Hall and it was a great success.

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Outback Odyssey delivers $123,000

20 Aug 2015

A gruelling eight-day trek from Alice Springs to Darwin via Queensland has raked in a record $123,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. This year, 68 competitors drove 27 pre-1985 vehicles in the 23rd edition of the OZ Outback Odyssey in style.

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Get well soon Ray

19 Aug 2015

We like to say a big get well soon to one of our long time volunteers Ray Conway.

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Teamwork in a heartbeat saves Darryl

17 Aug 2015

An acute sense of self-awareness, a rapid response by work mates and a 700 kilometre flight from the outback combined to save the life of Darryl "Fuzz" Hucks.

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No ordinary bush Dental Clinic

17 Aug 2015

It's no ordinary visit to the dentist when the clinic comes to you in an outback pub dining room on the Birdsville Track. For bush folk, the pub clinic is the difference between getting your teeth seen to now or having to take days off work to drive hundreds of kilometres to see a dentist in town.

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Doug's crashed motorbike

Tragedy strikes twice for Doug Mullet

15 Aug 2015

On Sunday 26 April 2015 the Flying Doctors said good luck and farewell to 65 year old Doug Mullett who was beginning his epic 5,500km fundraising trek.

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QRL's Intrust Super Cup helps keep the Flying Doctor Flying

13 Aug 2015

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) welcomes QRL's announcement that a percentage of gate takings from six of the Round 23 Intrust Super Cup games, part of 'Get in the Game' Country Week, will support its work in providing vital health services to rural and remote Queensland.

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