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Smooth landings in Flying Doctor’s future

17 Feb 2017

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) has welcomed the Federal Government’s latest round of funding to upgrade crucial, remote airstrips throughout Australia.

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RFDS flies in vaccination specialist to the Huon Show

RFDS flies in vaccination specialist to the Huon Show

11 Nov 2016

The Royal Flying Doctor Service ‘flies in’ vaccination specialist for the Huon Show: giving parents the opportunity to ask ALL their questions.

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Michael Penno and Stephen Daniel

Holiday turns to deadly threat

07 Nov 2016

A severe attack of stomach pain in the middle of the night while on an outback holiday put Stephen Daniel in a deadly race against time to survive - if only he had known it.

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Oral health a must in the bush

07 Nov 2016

An RFDS remote oral health clinic has given kids living in the bush a lesson on how to look after their teeth and a timely dental examination by a group of final year University of Adelaide dental students.

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Ergon customers donate $11m to keep Flying Doctor Flying

25 Oct 2016

Ergon Energy Retail's fundraising efforts for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) has helped raise more than $11million since the partnership began in 2000.

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Adelaide Base begins new era for RFDS

21 Oct 2016

The $13 million new Adelaide Base heralds the beginning of a new era for RFDS Central Operations as it delivers 24/7 emergency retrieval services, inter-hospital transfers and primary health care services to all South Australians.

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June Gugger and Debbie Adams

Dedicated volunteers honoured

19 Oct 2016

Five extraordinary RFDS volunteers have been honoured for their dedication and long service in fundraising and promoting the RFDS in their local communities.

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Run in with emu causes emergency flight

14 Oct 2016

​Andrew Bourne was on the second day of a trip with a group of motorbike enthusiasts when he hit an emu.

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Six decades of Christmas puddings

14 Oct 2016

For the past six decades October has meant Christmas pudding time to Broken Hill Women's Auxiliary members.

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