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Flying Doctor calls for help to assist burns patients across Queensland

03 Mar 2021

Latest figures from the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) reveal an average of 73 patients each year are flown to emergency care with burns-related injuries.

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Dubbo Visitor Experience features in new series, Love an Aussie Road Trip

09 Feb 2021

Dubbo Visitor Experience listed as a top attraction on NSW Government and Australia Day Council of NSW series, Love an Aussie Road Trip

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RFDS Flight Nurses celebrate 30 years

05 Feb 2021

It’s rare for any employee to achieve 30 years’ service in the one organisation, but rarer still for two employees to be celebrating the milestone on the same day.

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Broome RFDS doctor named finalist in the 2021 WA Rural Health West Awards

04 Feb 2021

Broome RFDS doctor Tanya Ronaldson is in the running for 'GP of the Year' at the 2021 Rural Health West Awards.

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Marree community legend retires

29 Jan 2021

When June Andrew rattled into Marree in her Ford Laser in the heat of the 1982 summer, it was the first time she had visited the remote South Australian town.

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RFDS inspired children's book curated by former patient

29 Jan 2021

A former patient who was retrieved after a mine site incident has produced a children's book as a way of giving back to the RFDS.

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Flying Doctor lives up to its vision

27 Jan 2021

When Liz’s eye started bleeding, she was afraid she would lose her sight.

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Flying Doctor’s Wellbeing Place helping rural Australians recover from a tough 2020

27 Jan 2021

After a year of unexpected challenges, more and more families are using our vital mental health services for support.

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The White Cliff Wagners get creative for the RFDS

27 Jan 2021

Dick Wagner is an avid community fundraiser and well-known member of the community in White Cliffs, a small town of 100 people, 255km north of Broken Hill.

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