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Graphic: RFDS near and far auxiliary accepting a $40,000 cheque

RFDS Near and Far Voluntary Auxiliary raises $40,000 for the Flying Doctor

28 Sep 2022

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New RFDS CEO

New RFDS CEO appointed for Western Australia

31 Aug 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Western Operations) is pleased to announce Judith Barker is set to become its new Chief Executive Officer following an extensive recruitment process.

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RFDS patient Richy Hobbs

Down to the wire: Richy's story

30 Aug 2022

A devastating fall from a ladder while on a job 540km north of Adelaide became a race against time for carpenter Richard Hobbs.

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RFDS Pilot Ray Mundy

RFDS veteran bids farewell after 34 years: Q&A with Captain Ray Mundy

30 Aug 2022

After more than 30 years of delivering aeromedical services to outback Australians, RFDS Central Operations’ longest-serving pilot Ray Mundy has hung up his hat.

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At the base of Uluru, the RFDS is working together with the Aboriginal Community of Mutitjulu to promote healthy smiles and happy lives.

Healthy smiles, happy lives: Delivering oral health care at the base of Uluru

30 Aug 2022

At the base of Uluru, the RFDS is working together with the Aboriginal Community of Mutitjulu to promote healthy smiles and happy lives.

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Out and about with RFDS volunteers and supporters

Out and about with RFDS volunteers and supporters

30 Aug 2022

RFDS Auxillaries and Support Groups alongside our crews have been busy engaging with the local community to spread awareness and raise funds for the Flying Doctor.

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Leanne Liddle

RFDS Central Operations welcomes new board members

30 Aug 2022

The RFDS Central Operations recently appointed 2022 NT Australian of the Year Leanne Liddle and aviation expert Geoff Roberts to its Board.

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Bush Summit 2022

Newscorp to be a proud sponsor of the upcoming RFDS strategic research series

26 Aug 2022

Newscorp is proud to be sponsoring the upcoming RFDS strategic research series and will donate $50K to the RFDS for the research project, and $50K in–kind across Newscorp mastheads, as part of their commitment to the bush and its people.

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Education program

Cooper Energy supports the Flying Doctor Education Program to tour Otway schools

22 Aug 2022

Cooper Energy is funding the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Victoria to take its Education Program–complete with the life-sized RFDS Flight Simulator –on a two-week tour of Victoria’s south-west.

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Even the seasoned riders can sometimes get it wrong...

Even the seasoned riders can sometimes get it wrong...

18 Aug 2022

Phil Eley was touring on his motorbike on the Birdsville Track in remote South Australia, but he ended up cartwheeling and found himself having to rely totally on others

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O2O Fundraising Campaign

Go further - Walk, Run or Ride throughout October to keep the Flying Doctor flying

17 Aug 2022

Get fit, raise funds and help the Royal Flying Doctor Service deliver life-saving healthcare to across Australia.

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nursing midwifery scholarships

Applications now open for RFDS Midwifery Scholarships in WA

11 Aug 2022

Are you a registered nurse looking to work for the RFDS but don't have the necessary midwifery qualification? If so, we want to hear from you!

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Flying Doctor Community Transport Expands to Warracknabeal

Flying Doctor Community Transport Expands to Warracknabeal

10 Aug 2022

RFDS Victoria is pleased to partner with Yarriambiack Shire Council to bring the Flying Doctor Community Transport service to the community of Warracknabeal and surrounds.

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RFDS and rio tinto

'Ningaloo' takes to the skies

05 Aug 2022

Three children have scored a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to name the newest Rio Tinto LifeFlight PC-24 jet used by the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Western Australia.

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Pilbarra

A unique commitment that will remove isolation as a barrier to lifesaving medical care

03 Aug 2022

Living in an isolated community showed one woman just how important the Flying Doctor is.

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Flying Doctor training helps prepare rural GPs

Flying Doctor training helps prepare rural GPs

03 Aug 2022

A workshop for GPs by the Flying Doctor has showed how to handle everything from snake bites to quad bike crashes.

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