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Nominate today for the RFDS Regional and Rural Health Award

19 Oct 2018

Nominate a young hero today for the 2019 Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria Regional and Rural Health Award. Nominations will close Friday 14 December 2018.

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They saved my life

02 Jun 2018

Alan Lucas says the Flying Doctor saved his life – but he wasn’t rescued by air or road. He has been linked to a specialist in Melbourne from his home in Hopetoun via our telehealth service.

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90th Air Pilgrimage, what an adventure!

01 Jun 2018

What a spectacular celebration of 90 years of the Flying Doc and great opportunity to reflect on the services history, and indeed the services future. A truly memorable event with over 50 aviation enthusiasts from the AAAA, travelling with 25 Antique Aircraft throughout rural NSW & QLD

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Mental Health Literacy Study

31 May 2018

The RFDS is conducting a study to find out more about Australian Mental Health Literacy. Will you help?

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Mental Health Care in the Bush

30 May 2018

Joan’s life hasn’t been all smiles. She faced the real challenge of accessing mental health care after the loss of her husband and father. Now she uses her experience to support others to get help.

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Take part in a special Outback Tour

25 May 2018

2018 marks 90 years of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). To commemorate this special milestone RFDS is offering the chance to join a very special Outback Tour, visiting iconic places in the Flying Doctor’s history betwenn 6 and 19 July.

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Lady with chest full of medical supplies

New AEDs to enhance RFDS Medical Chests

16 May 2018

The RFDS will be supplying life-saving Automatic External Defibrillator (AEDs) to 80 remote communities and stations thanks to the generosity of employees at Australia’s leading life insurer TAL.

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2018 Local Heroes Announced

15 May 2018

Nine local heroes from each of Queensland's nine RFDS bases have been announced.

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RFDS aircraft prepares for take off in outback Australia

RFDS Celebrates 90 Years

15 May 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service today celebrates 90 years of savings lives.

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