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RFDS presents evidence to Royal Commission into Aged Care

20 Jun 2019

CEO of RFDS Australia, Dr Martin Laverty, has presented evidence and testimony in Broome this week as part of the Royal Commission into Aged Care.

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A RFDS Pilatus PC12 aircraft

Roadstrip Retrieval

05 Feb 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) is undertaking the aeromedical retrieval of a man following a motorcycle accident on the Eyre Highway this afternoon.

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A chat with Christopher Wallin

31 Jan 2019

Queenslander Christopher Wallin supports the Royal Flying Doctor Service but he’s probably better known as a successful business man and the Managing Director of QCoal Group.

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A Christmas Blessing

24 Jan 2019

The RFDS was delighted after being chosen as the charity of choice for the 2018 ABC Christmas Appeal. However, the sheer amount of support we received far surpassed our expectations.

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Lightning Ridge Support Group earns big returns for the RFDS

18 Jan 2019

The first recycling scheme in north-west NSW has pulled the community together, and exceeded its own expectations for fundraising for the RFDS.

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Alcohol and other Drugs team success

17 Jan 2019

The RFDS SE’s Alcohol and other Drugs (AoD) team launched just over a year ago and has been very busy.

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Rolling out new Mental Health Services across the country

17 Jan 2019

A new national mental health program is commencing this month which will expand access to mental health services in rural and remote Australia. The new program will see mental health workers visit communities who previously faced long travel times to access services.

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New Year’s Resolution time!

17 Jan 2019

Did your New Year’s plans include helping others? One long-time donor tells why they should.

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Message from South Eastern Section President Ruth Sandow

17 Jan 2019

Ruth Sandow, RFDS SE President, reflects the 90th anniversary year of the RFDS in 2018 and the inspirational development of the aeromedical service that remains vital today.

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