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Drones to overcome distance for the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Queensland

16 Apr 2019

This Tuesday 16th of April, Queensland’s leaders in UAV & drone technology will meet to help the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) overcome one of the organisations biggest challenges - the tyranny of distance.

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Acting Health Minister launches the QCoal Community Dental Service for 2016

06 Jan 2016

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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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kangaroos on the runway

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

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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