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RFDS presents evidence to Royal Commission into Aged Care

20 Jun 2019

CEO of RFDS Australia, Dr Martin Laverty, has presented evidence and testimony in Broome this week as part of the Royal Commission into Aged Care.

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RFDS pilot first woman in the Southern Hemisphere to command the Pilatus PC-24 jet

08 Mar 2019

RFDS Western Operations pilot Lisa Roper-Campbell is the first woman in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere to command the world-first for aero medical service Pilatus PC-24 jet.

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RFDS' mental health service 'Flying Doctor Wellbeing' expands

03 Mar 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria’s mental health program is successfully expanding across Victoria. Flying Doctor Wellbeing serves new locations in Gippsland and Victoria's West, with new staff joining the growing service.

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Flying Doctor celebrates local cattle farmer’s contribution to the health of his fellow Queenslander

01 Mar 2019

Former Banana Shire cattle Farmer Ray Grace is a generous supporter of Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) & we'd like to say thank you!

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RFDS Western Operations fleet world-leader in aero medical services

25 Feb 2019

The arrival of the second Rio Tinto LifeFlight PC-24 jet 'Kimberley' marks the completion of the RFDS Western Operations integrated fleet.

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Ambulance Victoria contracts impacts RFDS Patient Transport Locations

24 Feb 2019

The RFDS Mobile Patient Transport service will have a significantly stronger regional focus. As a result, as of July 2019, you will see more of our patient transport ambulances delivering care across Gippsland and the west.

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2019 Give Them Wings Scholarships now open

23 Feb 2019

Applications for the 2019 Give Them Wings Scholarships are now open. Valued at $3,000, the scholarships are available for Victorian regional and rural students in their first year of university studying nursing or allied health.

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Flynn flies on next generation $20 note

22 Feb 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) is honoured to see its legacy continue on the next generation $20 banknote design revealed today by the Reserve Bank of Australia.

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Flying Doctor visit saved my life

21 Feb 2019

When Belinda went for a check-up at the Flying Doctor clinic in Tilpa she knew something wasn’t right. What she didn’t know was how that visit would save her life.

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