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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 ensures safe delivery

10 May 2016

Donna was 36 weeks pregnant and experiencing Braxton Hicks contractions.

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Lynette Sage and daughter and granddaughter

Three generations of care

09 May 2016

For the Sage and Horton families the Flying Doctor has literally become a part of their lives over three generations. Every day the RFDS flies into Mount Gambier to evacuate a patient to a major Adelaide hospital for life-saving or specialist treatment.

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Dr Michelle Cresp emergency

RESP training a lifesaver for city GP

09 May 2016

Within ten minutes of arriving at Port Lincoln Hospital for a stint as on-call doctor, Adelaide GP Michelle Cresp found herself in the Emergency Department dealing with two cyclists injured in a road accident, one with a serious chest injury. The situation was about to get much worse ...

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Simpson Desert bike riders

Simpson Desert Bike Challenge

09 May 2016

Shifting sands and steep hills in remote outback South Australia meant cyclists in the annual Simpson Desert Bike Challenge outpaced their 4WD support vehicles while they raised a record amount of money for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

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RFDS aeromedical simulator lands at Agfest

RFDS aeromedical simulator lands at Agfest

04 May 2016

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) aeromedical simulator will make a special public appearance at Agfest from Thursday 5 May until Saturday 7 May 2016.

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RFDS calls for a healthier Tasmania

19 Apr 2016

RFDS Tasmania has provided a supplementary submission to the Healthy Tasmania Five Year Strategic Plan.

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Broken Hill Base celebrates 80 years of service

18 Apr 2016

Join the Flying Doctor for a fun filled day of family activities to mark 80 years of serving local communities from our base in Broken Hill.

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Walk to Work

Thiess staff walk to work for Flying Doctor

05 Apr 2016

Thiess employees at Prominent Hill mine in outback South Australia step out every year for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) in a unique fundraiser - they walk to work. Last year's walk raised $17,000 for the Flying Doctor.

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