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Graphic: Danielle Holmes from the Flying Doctor and Sue Robbins from Piecemakers.

​Quilters’ gifts to bush kids helped by RFDS

13 Nov 2017

Kids in the Outback cared for by the RFDS are benefiting from the generosity of a group of Sydney women who’ve donated hundreds of quilts.

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RFDS B350 Fusion

A new vision in aviation

03 Aug 2017

The RFDS (Queensland Section) has made Australian aviation history after taking delivery of the Proline Fusion cockpit flight display technology, the first of its kind in the country. Deputy Head of Flying Operations, Clayton Nankivell explains.

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Bush asks for more doctors, mental health, and drug and alcohol services

01 Aug 2017

Overcoming barriers in access to medical services is the most important consideration of health consumers in country Australia, a Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) research report on health needs of rural and remote residents has found.

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Lesley De Landelles

Rural nurse honoured as 2017 RFDS Queensland Hero

29 Jul 2017

A dedicated commitment to the wellbeing of her small central Queensland community has seen Lesley De Landelles taking home the 2017 RFDS Queensland Hero award.

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Jimmy Darcy grave

Seeds for Flynn's flying doctor sown 100 years ago

29 Jul 2017

The seeds for John Flynn's Flying Doctor were sown 100 years ago this August with the desperate attempt to save the life of little known stockman, Jimmy Darcy, in the on of the most remote parts of Australia failed when he succumbed to injuries sustained when his horse fell whilst mustering.

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Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria Board in Warrnambool

27 Jul 2017

The Victorian Board of the Royal Flying Doctor Service recently held its Board meeting in Warrnambool.

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3AW Shout Out

14 Jul 2017

Our dedicated RFDS Mobile Patient Care was recently praised on Melbourne's 3AW radio when caller Mark phoned in to acknowledge the care RFDS gave to his mother.

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Dr Shannon Townsend works with the RFDS South Eastern Section as a retrieval registrar

All the reasons why I love working as an RFDS retrieval registrar

14 Jul 2017

​Dr Shannon Townsend is an emergency trainee in her fifth year of postgraduate study. She works for the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern (RFDS SE) Section. This is her story.

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Silver City Treadler rider June Files raising money for the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section

Silver City Treadlers to celebrate another milestone

14 Jul 2017

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