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Port Hedland International Airport takes the Flying Doctor to new heights

29 May 2020

Landing fees for Flying Doctor crews arriving at Port Hedland International Airport will continue to be waived following a three-year partnership extension announced today.

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Outback Survival: Safety Around Water

20 Jul 2018

Despite only a fraction of the population living in remote or rural areas, these regions are responsible for one third of all drownings nationwide.

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Southern Yorke Peninsula volunteers raise $17,000 for Flying Doctor

16 Jul 2018

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Because of Her, We Can! Celebrating our Scholarship Winners

13 Jul 2018

The NAIDOC week 2018 theme is 'Because of her, we can!' We celebrate women across the nation, including Amanda, a recipient of 2017 RFDS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Scholarship. Amanda used the Scholarship to follow her interest in Aboriginal & Paediatric health.

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Outback Survival: Snakes and Snakebites

13 Jul 2018

Snakebite first aid can be very effective if done quickly.

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Waived air service fees will provide RFDS $2 million saving

13 Jul 2018

Donors work hard to raise money for our healthcare charity. Waiving air navigation charges means donor money will stretch even further.

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Outback Survival Tips

12 Jul 2018

There are few places on earth as vast, beautiful, rugged or unforgiving as the Australian outback. Be prepared and cautious before you set out on your outback adventure.

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Frances heads to Tahiti for World Sprints

10 Jul 2018

RFDS WA Medical Services administration coordinator Frances will travel to Tahiti this month to compete in the Va'a World Sprint Championships.

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Rural Health Minister visits Launceston

04 Jul 2018

It was a pleasure to have the Minister for Rural Health, Senator Bridget McKenzie visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service base in Launceston today to see how the Coalition Government’s four-year commitment to the RFDS of $327 million will ensure essential services are available.

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