News

Port Hedland International Airport takes the Flying Doctor to new heights

29 May 2020

Landing fees for Flying Doctor crews arriving at Port Hedland International Airport will continue to be waived following a three-year partnership extension announced today.

More details

Your Christmas 2018 Wish for the Flying Doctor

20 Nov 2018

Thank you for supporting the RFDS. We would love to hear your Chistmas wishes for the Flying Doctor!

Read full story

Emilia's Story

20 Nov 2018

“The isolation felt extreme in Coral Bay when Emilia was bitten by the snake.”

Read full story

Isla's new sponsors help keep Goldfields safe

18 Nov 2018

Read full story

Fleurieu Peninsula volunteers raise $20,000 for Flying Doctor

16 Nov 2018

A committed group of Fleurieu Peninsula volunteers has presented a $20,000 donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). The annual donation takes the group’s total contribution to the life-saving service to more than $230,000 since their establishment in 2004.

Read full story

Anne Lewis - A remarkable aviator

15 Nov 2018

“Being fully aerobatic, they were a delight to fly, and being alone with the wind in your face, completely detached from the earth, it was always an exhilarating experience”, tells Anne.

Read full story

Alice Springs volunteers raise $50,000 for Flying Doctor

14 Nov 2018

A committed group of Alice Springs volunteers has presented a $50,000 donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). The annual donation takes the group’s total contribution to the life-saving service to more than $2 million over the past 30 years.

Read full story

11:45pm Operations Coordination - 24 hours with the Flying Doctor

13 Nov 2018

The Operations Coordination team work 24/7, managing around 150 phone calls each day.

Read full story

6:00pm First Responder Training - 24 hours with the Flying Doctor

13 Nov 2018

Currently, less than 10 per cent of Australians who suffer a cardiac arrest outside of a hospital survive – less in remote areas.

Read full story