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Leanne was a fit and active beach goer - until an asthma attack took her breath away

#99 Leanne was struggling to breathe before she lost consciousness

10 Jul 2024

When her asthma symptoms were at their worst, Leanne was struggling to breathe and actually thought 'she was going to die'.

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Response Ready for WA Appeal

07 Apr 2020

The Response Ready for WA Appeal will enable the immediate bolstering of frontline people – doctors, nurses and pilots.

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COVID-19 Emergency Fund

03 Apr 2020

Demand for our service is growing. Right now, our aeromedical teams are in desperate need of emergency supplies to support their vital work as we tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Lifelong supporter of the RFDS (Queensland Section) dies aged 90.

03 Apr 2020

Former Banana Shire cattle Farmer Ray Grace and generous supporter of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) has died peacefully aged 90.

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We need your help to reach anyone in need

03 Apr 2020

In these unprecedented times when we find ourselves dealing with a global pandemic, it's business as usual for RFDS Tasmania with its staff going above and beyond to keep those in rural area physically and mentally strong.

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BHP leads industry COVID-19 funding for Flying Doctor in Western Australia

02 Apr 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service in Western Australia has today launched an appeal to support its COVID-19 efforts which includes boosting its front line workforce by 25 per cent, investment in critical capital and operational supplies.

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COVID-19 Emergency Appeal

02 Apr 2020

The COVID-19 virus could be the greatest challenge of a generation. Right now, our medical teams are in desperate need of emergency supplies to help tackle the pandemic.

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In tough times, you can help families in need

31 Mar 2020

When emergencies strikes, give families the security of knowing they have access to critical healthcare now and into the future, despite living in the furthest corners of Australia.

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COVID-19: Message from the Chief Executive

30 Mar 2020

The dedicated team at RFDS Central Operations (serving SA/NT) continues to deliver 24-hour emergency aeromedical and essential primary health care services through these unprecedented times.

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Flying Doctor commits to rural Queensland

26 Mar 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) is taking proactive measures to ensure Queenslanders living in regional, rural and remote parts of the state continue to receive vital healthcare services amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Response Ready for WA

26 Mar 2020

Our Flying Doctor crews on the frontline of our 24-hour aeromedical emergency service continue to work through these unprecedented times. Find out more about how we are actively helping every day, in many different ways.

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RFDS Local Hero nominations are now open for 2020

25 Mar 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) is once again casting a spotlight on all those community members who have helped keep the Flying Doctor in the air and in the communities that need it most.

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RFDS Visitor Experience

23 Mar 2020

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Victory and Kimberley turn one!

19 Mar 2020

It is with great pride that we mark the first year of successfully integrating two world-first Rio Tinto LifeFlight PC-24 jets to our wider fleet.

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New Bundaberg Aeromedical Base officially opened

17 Mar 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) and RACQ LifeFlight Rescue have officially launched their new, joint Bundaberg Aeromedical Base - and patients are already benefiting.

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Outback Car Trek

From Bondi to the bush: 31st Outback Car Trek supports RFDS to bring health equality to regional Aus

11 Mar 2020

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