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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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The Fun of the Outback Car Trek

08 Aug 2018

Holiday time is scarce, but you sacrifice it to raise money for the RFDS," said Rachel Saunders who took part in this year's Outback Car Trek...

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Relieving a mother's worst fears

07 Aug 2018

Hamish was driving the buggy and Charlie was passenger, and despite being told to wear helmets and the safety harness, they did not. They turned too quickly and the buggy flipped and crashed...

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Outback Survival: Staying Safe in the Heat and Sun

02 Aug 2018

Before you embark on your adventure, make sure you're prepared for and protected against the sun and heat by following these precautions.

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Outback Survival: Exploring Safely

01 Aug 2018

In the outback, safety when exploring comes down to one thing: preparedness.

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Cliff's close call

01 Aug 2018

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Scott shorten announced 2018 RFDS Queensland Hero

Community champion named 2018 RFDS Queensland Hero

30 Jul 2018

An unassuming figure with a heart and sense of community spirit as vast as his backyard in south west Queensland’s Yowah, Scott Shorten is the deserving winner of the 2018 RFDS Queensland Hero award.

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RFDS Star Program - Specialised Training in Aeromedical Retrieval (STAR)

24 Jul 2018

The idea is to simulate difficult situations that these professionals could find themselves in while carrying out their jobs on a day-to-day basis. The scenarios are challenging and thought provoking, with little challenges thrown in along the way.

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Outback Survival: Mosquito Safety

20 Jul 2018

There are no vaccines for most mosquito-borne diseases, preventing yourself from being bitten is the strongest form of defence.

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