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RFDS Western Australia throws open doors for Open Day at Jandakot base

15 Oct 2019

Come along and meet with the Flying Doctor team at the RFDS Jandakot Open Day held on Saturday, October 26 from 10am-4pm.

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Aeromedical simulator tours Tasmanian schools

Aeromedical simulator tours Tassie schools

10 Jun 2015

The Look! Up in the Sky educational program has taken flight again in Tasmanian schools. Tom Ryan, Program Manager - Education, RFDS Vic has hit the road for a non-stop tour of primary schools with the RFDS interactive aeromedical simulator.

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Two PC-12s from Western Australia cruise over the CBD.

RFDS celebrates 80 years’ of service in Western Australia

15 May 2015

This year, the RFDS in Western Australia celebrates 80 years of providing life saving services to those in Western Australian. The first base at Port Hedland became operational in 1935; Kalgoorlie was the next base to open in 1937, however, aircraft were flown on medical missions form the early 1930

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$20 million budget boost celebrates 87th birthday

12 May 2015

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Flying Doctor Celebrates 20 years in Rockhampton

17 Apr 2015

​Cr Margaret Strelow, Mayor, Rockhampton Region will join the RFDS (Queensland Section) board and management team as well as current and past staff members, past patients, supporters, and suppliers to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the RFDS Rockhampton base at an event in Rockhampton.

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RFDS’s new Patient Transfer Facility in Rockhampton

17 Apr 2015

​The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) is delighted to announce the official opening of a new purpose-built Patient Transfer Facility at the RFDS Rockhampton base on Friday 17 April, 2015.

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RFDS Tasmania releases primary health care study

RFDS releases primary health care study

13 Apr 2015

The State Government’s vision for Tasmania is to 'have the healthiest population in Australia by 2025' is supported by the RFDS. The challenge in achieving this is clearly outlined in the report released by the RFDS today, for remote and rural Tasmania.

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Harold Riley, Terrill Riley-Gibson, Andrew Gibson and Anna Hoogeboom

Long Ride 4 Life supports the Flying Doctor

25 Mar 2015

Four riders, four horses and four dogs completed an epic ride from Queensland to Tasmania to raise money for the Flying Doctor and the Leukaemia Foundation.

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A tough year for Mum – a family recalls 1992

16 Mar 2015

Back in 1992, the Cullenward family was living on a property 12kms east of Enngonia, a tiny town 100kms north of Bourke.

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