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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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Baby Devocean with nasal tube

Mercy dash for outback baby

02 Feb 2018

How can you put into words how grateful you are to the people who were there for you at the most frightening points of your life? The RFDS are truly angels of the sky.

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Young Achievers in Health

01 Feb 2018

‘‘When I got the email about my nomination I was surprised — I didn’t think it was for me, so I called them because I thought I’m no different to any other 24-year-old,’’ she said.

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Getting Kev home

01 Feb 2018

“I know he will be safe and well taken care of,” said Jo.

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RFDS Drought Wellbeing Serice

You don't have to battle alone

01 Feb 2018

It's all too easy when discussing mental health in rural areas to focus on suicide rates and alarming statistics, when mental health and wellbeing is about so much more.

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Michelle Ball Royal Flying Doctor Service

A bright light in the community

01 Feb 2018

After moving to Mount Isa just over two years ago and throwing herself into the community as a way of making friends, RFDS (Queensland Section) Flight Nurse Michelle Ball, now finds herself ready to receive a remarkable honour for her involvement in the small north-western community.

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Partnering to Fill Gaps

29 Jan 2018

RFDS Victoria welcomes opportunities to collaborate with rural health services to fill gaps and meet the needs of rural communities.

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BEHIND THE SCENES: Samantha Bailey, Donor Development Officer

25 Jan 2018

The donors here are really loving and have a high respect for what we do. Everyone seems to have been touched by us in some way, and they want to show their recognition to our work

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Rural Mental Health Crisis

22 Jan 2018

In the last year the Flying Doctors have seen 24,500 people to provide mental health counselling. "We could double or triple that service tomorrow and still not touch the surface," Mr Laverty said.

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