Clocking up the miles helps kids keep their Bright Smiles

24 Apr 2018

Oral health is a big issue, particularly in regional, rural and remote areas, where access to services is limited and long distances have to be driven in order to get treatment.The Bright Smiles Charity Ride takes to the road on Thursday 26 April and will travel more than 1,300 kms along the back

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Flying Doctor encourages communities to Look over the farm gate with small grants

13 Nov 2017

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Victoria is encouraging community groups to apply for small grants of up to $1,500 to support mental health, as part of the initiative ‘Look over the farm gate’.

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RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility wins Brolga Award

RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility wins Brolga Award

12 Nov 2017

The RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility is proud to be a 2017 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Award recipient after winning the coveted New Tourism Business Award on 11 November.

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RFDS Mental Health Nurses Glynis Thorp and Vanessa Latham with the prize they collected at the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses event

RFDS mental health team wins top award at international conference

07 Nov 2017

​A poster showcasing ways the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section helps isolated communities manage mental health was named Best Poster at a global mental health conference in Hobart recently.

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Grill'd team members with Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section representatives and the local matters donation

Grill'd makes healthy donation for Outback healthcare

27 Oct 2017

Customers and staff at Grill’d restaurants in Sydney’s Central Business District have thrown their support behind the RFDS.

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Nathan and Christine Harvey with their childern Henry, Stanley, George and Isobel.

Outback healthcare for every family member

26 Oct 2017

The Harvey family from Caradoc Station, in north western NSW, have always relied on the Flying Doctor. Henry, aged eight, recalls one memorable incident when he was outside with his mum, Christine.

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Grace and Erin outside Gulargambone Healthcare Centre

Delivering Alcohol and other Drugs services in country NSW

25 Oct 2017

Erin Blanch is pleased with the way our new alcohol and other drugs (AoD) program is being received in Gilgandra and Gulargambone, even though it has only been available for the past few months.

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Burnt out truck following fire at Marree

Team effort saves lives

20 Oct 2017

A truck driver made a lucky escape when his vehicle went up in flames in South Australia’s Birdsville Track.

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Trevor Nowak is treated by medical professionals.

Trevor tells his story after Outback motorcycle accident

19 Oct 2017

Trevor Nowak wrote to us recently to thank us for helping to save his life. This is his story of his motorbike accident on a holiday trip.

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