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Flying Doctor visit saved my life

21 Feb 2019

When Belinda went for a check-up at the Flying Doctor clinic in Tilpa she knew something wasn’t right. What she didn’t know was how that visit would save her life.

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Scholarship awardees announced

06 Sep 2018

Designed to aid students by assisting them with their study costs, RFDS Victoria’s Give Them Wings Scholarships are award annually to up to five first year nursing and allied health students from regional areas. The 2018 scholarship awardees are...

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AEDs delivered for Outback Hearts

05 Sep 2018

National sponsor TAL has part funded the distribution of defibrillators to all medical chest holders in Outback South Australia.

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A metal sign featuring cut-out images of two men. Reverend John Flynn, founder of the RFDS, and Jimmy Darcy, the inspiration for Flynn's dream.

Retracing last steps of stockman who inspired Flynn's vision

31 Aug 2018

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Launceston engineer wins national award

28 Aug 2018

Launceston Engineer Greg Foot has been recognised by the Federation Board of the Royal Flying Doctor Service at an award ceremony in Canberra. Greg was presented the award by Minister for Rural Health Bridget McKenzie

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Message from the president

27 Aug 2018

Ruth Sandow, RFDS SE President, lives at Pimpara Lake Station, 200km north of Broken Hill. Like many other farmers in far western NSW, Ruth and her family are dealing with one of the worst droughts on record. Here, she shares her experiences and personal photos of what she’s seeing on the land.

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New aircraft means more healthcare to more people

27 Aug 2018

Aeroplanes are both a practical necessity and a magical part of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. So when a new aeroplane joins the team it is cause for celebration. This year there was even more reason to rejoice with four new aircraft joining our growing fleet!

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2018 Wings For Life Gala

23 Aug 2018

Once again we held our Annual Wings For Life Gala. This years event was spectacular and our best one yet.

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GrainKing Nyrex Chaser Bin Auction for Royal Flying Doctor Service

23 Aug 2018

Take part in the GrainKing Bin Auction for Royal Flying Doctor Service. The profits from this one-of-a-kind chaser bin auction will be donated to the RFDS.

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