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Graphic: Four Kangaroo Bus Line busses covered in dust on a dirt road

A partnership to last a long road

05 Oct 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) celebrates a 10-year-long partnership with The Webster Family, who own and operate Kangaroo Bus Lines in Brisbane’s north.

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Georgia's fight for life

11 Jan 2019

Every parent’s worst fear is something happening to their child, and for parents of 11-year-old Georgia they faced this reality almost two years ago.

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A Christmas miracle - Jeremy's Flying Doctor story

21 Dec 2018

"Jeremy wouldn't be alive today if the RFDS didn't come to get us that day," Wheatbelt resident Sherelle said.

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RFDS once again named Australia's Most Reputable Charity to Conclude 90th year

18 Dec 2018

This is the 8th year in a row that the Flying Doctor has ranked first in the Reputation Index.

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Michelle RFDS patient

“Every day I open my eyes and think, ‘Wow, I’m alive'...

17 Dec 2018

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Patient in RFDS plane

Life can shatter in a heartbeat

06 Dec 2018

When Mel took her 11-week old baby daughter Keiley to the hospital with breathing difficulties, she never expected the shocking turn of events.

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World-first aero medical PC-24 jet lands in WA

04 Dec 2018

On Sunday December 2, Rio Tinto Managing Director Pilbara Mines Stefan Buys joined RFDS Chief Executive Officer Rebecca Tomkinson to witness the historic touchdown of the RFDS' first Rio Tinto LifeFlight PC-24 jet aircraft at Broome International Airport.

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Doctor steps off RFDS plane

Annual results show Flying Doctor's mental health services are growing

29 Nov 2018

Annual results announced at the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section's AGM show an increased focus on mental health.

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Launch of Outback Alliance

26 Nov 2018

Remote Australia requires unique and specific policies, for this reason a new alliance of non-government organisations and individuals have announced they will work for better delivery and outcomes in remote Australia.

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Your Christmas 2018 Wish for the Flying Doctor

20 Nov 2018

Thank you for supporting the RFDS. We would love to hear your Chistmas wishes for the Flying Doctor!

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Emilia's Story

20 Nov 2018

“The isolation felt extreme in Coral Bay when Emilia was bitten by the snake.”

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Isla's new sponsors help keep Goldfields safe

18 Nov 2018

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Anne Lewis - A remarkable aviator

15 Nov 2018

“Being fully aerobatic, they were a delight to fly, and being alone with the wind in your face, completely detached from the earth, it was always an exhilarating experience”, tells Anne.

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Launceston Doctors outback adventure

05 Nov 2018

“The RFDS was very much part of our lives”

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A Jill of all trades

31 Oct 2018

The people I work with and the rural and remote Australians I meet are truly inspirational. The local people are always so grateful for our help and are very supportive of the RFDS. I love what I do.

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RACGP Accreditation Achieved

31 Oct 2018

Residents of North, West and South-West Queensland will now have even greater piece of mind when seeing their Royal Flying Doctor Service GP after all three traditional RFDS Bases – Mount Isa, Charleville and Cairns – received a national award of accreditation from AGPAL

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