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Graphic: A woman suffering heat stress and a thermometer indicating high temperature

Flying Doctor warns of heat stress risk in the hot summer

23 Jan 2017

​With the mercury set to stay well over 30 degrees celsius in many areas and a long hot summer forecast, the South Eastern Section of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS SE) is reminding the public about the dangers of heat stress.

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Darwin Tourist Facility

Two icons for the Top End

15 Aug 2016

Two iconic Australian stories are told together in the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Tourist Facility on Darwin's historic Stokes Hill Wharf. The story of the 1942 bombing of Darwin and the story of the RFDS are told using the latest virtual reality and holographic technology.

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“My son had to destroy the cow to get it off me"

11 Aug 2016

When you’ve been attacked by a cow, thrown in the air and you’re lying bleeding and unconscious on the ground, you are depending on other people to save your life.

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Regular giver

11 Aug 2016

Sandra and John Gally live on a property 30 kilometres from Louth, in far western New South Wales. They have been regular donors to the Flying Doctor since they moved from Sydney in 2010.

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Leg rash leads to rushed flight to Newcastle

11 Aug 2016

It was a late Friday afternoon in March this year when Inverell resident Ray Boon saw his doctor about an odd rash on his leg. Ray wasn’t particularly worried about it; he led an active lifestyle in retirement, playing bowls and exercising regularly and felt fine.

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Twins’ arrival beats the baby shower

11 Aug 2016

With more than seven weeks to go before her twin babies were due to be induced, Rebecca Godfrey was looking forward to the baby shower her friends had planned for the weekend.

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The Treadlers set off on their 20th Dare

The Silver City Bush Treadlers 20th Celebration

10 Aug 2016

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Ambulance Victoria and Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria team up for rural Victoria

29 Jul 2016

Ambulance Victoria and the Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria are working together to improve emergency care provided to remote rural locations.

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Flying Doctor welcomes funding to meet on-going record level demand

18 Jul 2016

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