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Graphic: COVID 19: Responding to need

COVID 19: Responding to Need

23 Jul 2021

Since February 2020 the RFDS has been part of the front-line response to COVID, and is part of the vaccination roll-out.

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Grab and go bags

Boulder Rotary Club of WA donate care packages for RFDS patients

17 Jun 2021

The Boulder Rotary Club of WA have created and donated Grab and Go bags to support RFDS patients who find themselves displaced from home during an unexpected medical emergency.

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RFDS Rottnest Island Running Festival

RFDS crews represent at 2021 Rottnest Running Festival

17 Jun 2021

There was more to spot than just quokkas on Rottnest Island over the weekend with RFDS crews volunteering to provide first-aid care to Rottnest Running Festival participants.

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From selling spare parts to flying planes

From selling spare parts to flying planes

15 Jun 2021

When Dave Collins finished school he didn’t have ‘the grades or ability’ to pursue his dream of becoming a pilot. Then a half-an-hour trip with a mate changed his life for good.

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Topdrill

Topdrill activates drill-a-thon to raise vital funds for WA Flying Doctor

11 Jun 2021

Hats off to our friends over at Topdrill Mineral and Water Exploration who developed a drill-a-thon to raise funds to support the Flying Doctor.

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Westgold Resources Limited paper plane challenge

Westgold Resources Limited flies Flying Doctor further with Paper Plane Challenge

10 Jun 2021

The champions at Westgold Resources Limited did an incredible job at flying us further through the RFDSWA Paper Plane Challenge.

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Rockhampton Airport donates to the Flying Doctor

Rockhampton Airport donates to the Flying Doctor

09 Jun 2021

In May, Rockhampton Airport announced it was donating more than $116,000 to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS). The donation will help the RFDS continue to provide vital healthcare services to patients across the region.

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The Flying Doctor Podcast soars high

The Flying Doctor Podcast Soars high

07 Jun 2021

The Flying Doctor podcast has been discovered by the Australian public, with more than 15,000 downloads since we launched in March. Find out what buzz is about!

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Gibb Challenge

Gibb Challenge wheels in funds for the WA Flying Doctor

03 Jun 2021

They came, they saw and they conquered! Congratulations to all who participated in the 2021 Gibb Challenge and for raising vital funds in support of the WA Flying Doctor.

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