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Expanding Hearing Screening And Treatment In Remote Australia

12 Dec 2019

A new collaboration between Hearing Australia and the Royal Flying Doctor Service will see innovative hearing screening tools adopted and rolled out across the country as part of RFDS primary health care clinics to remote areas.

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Gawler volunteers raise $16,000 for Flying Doctor

02 Oct 2019

A dedicated group of local volunteers has raised $16,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the community over the past year.

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Double your dollar

01 Oct 2019

Rio Tinto to match all donations up to $100,000. We have recently launched an exciting and innovative digital fundraising campaign ‘Keep Flynn Flying’ with our partner Rio Tinto.

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Our Regional Treasure Chests Supporting West Australians

01 Oct 2019

RFDS Western Operations medical chests are located in more than 500 national parks, mine sites, stations and rural communities, providing essential access to medical treatment for a wide range of situations.

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Wellbeing expands to Halls Gap and Harrow

30 Sep 2019

Flying Doctor Wellbeing has expanded to now include the towns of Halls Gap and Harrow.

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How Alfred Traeger gave the outback its voice

27 Sep 2019

In the mid 1920’s Alfred Traeger invented the pedal powered radio, revolutionising communication in the outback. The invention was integral to the founding of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, but it wasn't his only invention and he was just as innovative at home as he was in his factory.

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Remote Airstrip in Need of an Upgrade?

27 Sep 2019

Guidelines for Round 7 of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade program are now available, offering applicants an early opportunity to prepare for the opening of grants round.

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Sunraysia volunteers raise $7,000 for Flying Doctor

26 Sep 2019

A dedicated group of local volunteers has raised $7,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the community over the past year.

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A jet aircraft with RFDS logo flies over a dry, brown landscape

RFDS Medi-Jet 24 - first 100 days

20 Sep 2019

The RFDS Medi-Jet 24 has reached another milestone – its first 100 days of operational service.

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