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Former nurse will keep giving through her will

16 Feb 2018

Vivienne Windsor, a former nurse, knows the importance of leaving a gift in her Will. Do you? Find out more here. 

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Mungerannie burns victim

RFDS retrieves critical ‘bore’ burns victim from the Birdsville Track

15 Sep 2017

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has retrieved an Adelaide man who suffered severe burns after falling into a hot artesian bore near Mungerannie in the South Australian outback.

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Quad bikes need stricter regulation

Flying Doctor calls for stricter regulations for children using quad bikes

12 Sep 2017

Quad bike accidents are among the leading causes of on-farm child accidents and deaths in Australia, with 20% of child deaths between 2001 and 2015 attributed to quad bikes.

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RFDS responds to Red CentreNATS burns victims

05 Sep 2017

The RFDS played a key role in the mass emergency response following a car explosion at the Red CentreNATS event in Alice Springs on Sunday.

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OZ Outback Odyssey raises $140,000

01 Sep 2017

A gruelling rally by a convoy of 24 cars over 30 years of age has wound its way through outback South Australia and Queensland in the OZ Outback Odyssey raising an amazing $140,000 for the Flying Doctor.

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Flying Doctor team members training in Dubbo

Practice helping make perfect future Flying Doctors

01 Sep 2017

It's not every day doctors arrive at a property on the outskirts of Dubbo to find a tractor overturned, brown snake circling and a severely injured farmer stranded with his mate. But that's exactly what new Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) recruits were confronted with recently.

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Andy Moore accepting the award on behalf of the RFDS

Royal Flying Doctor Service awarded United Nations community honour

29 Aug 2017

​The United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA) awarded the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) a prestigious Community Award at its 2017 Peace Program Lifework Awards presentation in Sydney on Friday 25 August.

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RFDS selected as finalist in two categories in the 2017 Tasmanian Business Excellence Awards

25 Aug 2017

Congratulations to the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Tasmania! They have been selected as finalists in two categories in the 2017 Tasmanian Perpetual Trustees Business Excellence Awards!

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Shane Radbone

Chippie community to keep the Flying Doctor flying

20 Aug 2017

Over 1200 staff of discount variety store chain Cheap as Chips will rally together – along with their customers – over the next three years to help keep the Flying Doctor flying.

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