News

A Christmas Blessing

24 Jan 2019

The RFDS was delighted after being chosen as the charity of choice for the 2018 ABC Christmas Appeal. However, the sheer amount of support we received far surpassed our expectations.

More details
family photo

A tough year for Mum – a family recalls 1992

16 Mar 2015

Back in 1992, the Cullenward family was living on a property 12kms east of Enngonia, a tiny town 100kms north of Bourke.

Read full story
casey in hospital

Casey is lucky to be alive

09 Mar 2015

Casey Cherry remembers the moment he was thrown off his motorbike while riding up a dried creek bed on a station property outside of Broken Hill.

Read full story

Female GP's visit rural and remote locations

04 Mar 2015

​The RWGPS program provides regular visits by female GPs to communities that otherwise would not have access to this service.

Read full story

Lucy donates her birthday presents to the Flying Doctor

13 Feb 2015

Lucy Laverty asked for money to be donated to the Flying Doctors instead of receiving birthday presents for her sixth birthday.

Read full story
Picture of van

Huge response from our donors

12 Feb 2015

In March RFDS Victoria sent out a survey to all of our loyal donors. This was the first survey in four years that we’ve sent to our donors and we were blown away by the response.

Read full story

The QCoal Community Dental Service celebrates two years as it rolls into Rolleston

09 Feb 2015

​The QCoal Community Dental Service, delivered by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), celebrates its second anniversary while visiting the central Queensland town of Rolleston where it is providing free dental service to the community from 2 - 14 February, 2015.

Read full story
Picture of Dan Freeman

Thank you Dan Freeman

02 Feb 2015

When 15 year old Dan Freeman from Wonthaggi Secondary College called us late last year about a fundraising project he was working on as part of his Year 8 studies, we were surprised by this young man’s enthusiasm.

Read full story
John Kirwan, RFDS Tasmania inaugural Chief Executive Officer

RFDS Tasmania appoints inaugural CEO

07 Jan 2015

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Tasmania announced the appointment of Mr John Kirwan as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer.

Read full story