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Flying Doctor visit saved my life

21 Feb 2019

When Belinda went for a check-up at the Flying Doctor clinic in Tilpa she knew something wasn’t right. What she didn’t know was how that visit would save her life.

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Jamestown volunteers raise $17,500 for Flying Doctor

12 Nov 2018

A committed group of Jamestown volunteers has presented a $17,500 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 $130,500 since their establishment in 2010.

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RACGP Accreditation Achieved

31 Oct 2018

Residents of North, West and South-West Queensland will now have even greater piece of mind when seeing their Royal Flying Doctor Service GP after all three traditional RFDS Bases – Mount Isa, Charleville and Cairns – received a national award of accreditation from AGPAL

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Marcus Wilson sailing

Invictus Games Gold for Flying Doctor Base Manager

24 Oct 2018

RFDS Broken Hill Base Manager Marcus Wilson was so focused on the sailing that he almost didn’t noticed Prince Harry in the boat next to him. Here, Marcus shares the excitement of representing Australia and the RFDS in the Invictus Games

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A man and woman smile at the camera. They are both wearing business attire and are standing in front of the tail of a RFDS Pilatus PC12 aircraft.

David Hills awarded Honorary Life Membership of RFDS Central Operations

23 Oct 2018

Immediate-past Chairman David Hills has been named as the 15th Honorary Life Member of RFDS Central Operations. Ms Loretta Reynolds, Chairman, RFDS Central Operations, presented David with the prestigious accolade at the organisation’s 82nd Annual General Meeting on 18 October 2018.

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Nominate today for the RFDS Regional and Rural Health Award

19 Oct 2018

Nominate a young hero today for the 2019 Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria Regional and Rural Health Award. Nominations will close Friday 14 December 2018.

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BHP extends ‘major’ support of the Flying Doctor

18 Oct 2018

BHP Olympic Dam today announced the renewal of its partnership with the RFDS, worth $300,000 over the next three years. BHP’s contribution will help the RFDS to provide its life-saving service to South Australian communities, many of which are in rural and remote areas.

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TRH Prince Harry and Meghan reveal name of new aircraft

Royal couple lights up RFDS Dubbo Base

17 Oct 2018

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited the RFDS Dubbo Base and revealed the name of the new aircraft. Read all about the exciting day here...

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Restart a Heart Day at Parliament House

17 Oct 2018

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