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Jemena joins RFDS Queensland Section as corporate supporter

17 Sep 2019

Further strengthening its connection to rural and regional Queensland, leading Australian energy company Jemena has become an official corporate supporter of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) with a generous donation of $30,000.

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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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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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Leg rash leads to rushed flight to Newcastle

11 Aug 2016

It was a late Friday afternoon in March this year when Inverell resident Ray Boon saw his doctor about an odd rash on his leg. Ray wasn’t particularly worried about it; he led an active lifestyle in retirement, playing bowls and exercising regularly and felt fine.

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Twins’ arrival beats the baby shower

11 Aug 2016

With more than seven weeks to go before her twin babies were due to be induced, Rebecca Godfrey was looking forward to the baby shower her friends had planned for the weekend.

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The Treadlers set off on their 20th Dare

The Silver City Bush Treadlers 20th Celebration

10 Aug 2016

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