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After school excursion for Djugerari Kids in remote WA

03 Jul 2020

School's out for Djugerari Remote Community School students Cecilia and Kyle who score the opportunity to tour the RFDS' workhorse - the PC-12 turboprop aircraft and meet with crew.

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RFDS Research Unit provides a voice to Rural and Remote Australians

05 May 2020

Did you know the RFDS has a Research Unit that is dedicated to improving health outcomes for people in rural and remote Australia by 'giving them a voice'?

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Woolworths online shoppers to help the Flying Doctor fund preterm baby emergency kits

05 May 2020

Vulnerable babies like Daisy are being kept safe in the air with the Flying Doctor thanks to Woolworths online shoppers.

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RFDS GPs rise to the challenge

04 May 2020

No two days are the same for RFDS GP Dr. Bec Jacobs who – alongside her new colleague Dr. Dharminder Singh – works out of the community of Robinvale, in north-west Victoria.

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Bushfire Recovery Wellbeing Service

01 May 2020

Throughout COVID-19, RFDS Victoria continues to deliver mental health and wellbeing to rural communities over the phone and via telehealth.

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Autumn 2020 TakeOff Magazine

TakeOff Magazine out now

30 Apr 2020

Read the latest jam-packed magazine from Tasmania with stories including a former Mayor recalling a daring Swan Island rescue; Hawks players supporting RFDS; and a flight nurse experience passed on to students.

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National Standards

30 Apr 2020

RFDS Victoria has achieved accreditation against the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (National Standards) for its Wellbeing, Telehealth and Speech Therapy programs.

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Ryman Healthcare honour Rev. John Flynn

29 Apr 2020

Flying Doctor founder Rev. John Flynn’s legacy is to be honoured in a new way, with Ryman Healthcare's new retirement village facility in Burwood East, Melbourne, to be named after Flynn.

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Crew members return to serve WA communities during COVID-19

28 Apr 2020

Former RFDS Western Operations pilot Joe Saad has responded to a call-out from the Flying Doctor in WA to bolster their workforce during COVID-19 and beyond. Joe shares with us insights from the frontline as he undertakes intensive infection control training and patient transfer procedures.

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