Graphic: A group of adults smile at the camera. One man is holding a cheque for $61,000. One lady is wearing a RFDS staff uniform.

Adelaide volunteers raise $61,000 for Flying Doctor

16 Aug 2018

A committed group of Adelaide volunteers has presented a $61,000 donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). The annual donation takes the group’s total contribution to the life-saving service to almost $1.8 million over the past 32 years.

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Kalgoorlie RFDS flight nurse proves to be cream of the crop

03 Apr 2018

Kalgoorlie-based RFDS flight nurse Colleen Reid has been chosen to partake in a highly selective aeromedical course in New Zealand.

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A Day in the life of an RFDS Patient Transport Officer

31 Mar 2018

Glenice was transferred onto their stretcher then we were off to the hospital. Glenn and Wez were laidback, which was a good thing as Glenice does enjoy making fun with people. She kept attempting to knock Glenn’s hat off with her walking stick

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Aeromedical, dental and mental health bush boost

29 Mar 2018

The Australian Government has committed four year funding to the RFDS today. This funding will support continued fly and drive in medical, nursing, and dental services in remote areas, and a new national mental health program. The Flying Doctor thanks all who worked to support RFDS funding.

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Study finds higher bush cardiac deaths are preventable

28 Mar 2018

New Flying Doctor research, titled Cardiovascular health in remote and rural communities found that remote Australians are 1.6 times more likely to be hospitalised for coronary heart disease than people in major cities, and 1.3 times more likely to die.

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Remote Airstrip Upgrade Funding

26 Mar 2018

Remote Airstrip Upgrade funding will provide lifesaving improvements to rural airstrips in towns like Comooweal in QLD and Innamincka in SA.

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Tassie Devil

RFDS Partners with the Devil

21 Mar 2018

The Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal, the central charity for Tasmania's iconic animal is proud to partner with the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

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Rescue from rollover after roo reaction

20 Mar 2018

Nicholas Butler and a couple of backpacker friends had just finished working on a farm in Outback NSW. They were in a ute heading to Cobar to catch a train to Sydney.

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RFDS aircraft evacuation at night

RFDS airlifts two injured tourists from outback SA

16 Mar 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) undertook the aeromedical retrieval of two injured tourists following a car accident on the Oodnadatta Track in the state’s Far North last night.

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