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Graphic: RFDS CEO judith barker receives Australia Day Honours

RFDS CEO receives Australia Day Honours

27 Jan 2023

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Spring Magazine

Your Flying Doctor Spring Magazine has landed!

07 Sep 2022

The latest edition of Your Flying Doctor – the official magazine of the RFDS in Western Australia has just landed.

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Brooke Maloney

Meet RFDS WA nurse and midwife Brooke Maloney

07 Sep 2022

“You are safe, your baby is safe and we are all in this together." These are the reassuring words of RFDS WA flight nurse and midwife Brooke Maloney who flew in to a remote country hospital from Perth to help a woman in premature labour.

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Horizontal Falls

Horizontal Falls boating accident patients reunite with RFDS crew

07 Sep 2022

Months on from the Horizontal Falls boating incident, Queenslander Jim Birch recounts the harrowing experience and shares his gratitude to the RFDS and all emergency services involved in the rescue.

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Jim McGuire

Flying high for the RFDS: Meet rotary pilot Jim McGuire

07 Sep 2022

“Working with the RFDS, we get to assist people often when they need it most and I can’t think of any better way to spend my day at work,” Jim said.

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AOOB for RFDS

Offering a hand to a service helping the community

07 Sep 2022

Committed and passionate supports of the WA Flying Doctor, the Carnarvon Australasian Order of Old Bastards have raised more than $500,000 since 1995 and have played a pivotal role in helping our service grow.

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Dr Anthony Rengel

Dream job at the RFDS: Meet Flying Doctor Anthony Rengel

07 Sep 2022

As a child, RFDS WA Dr Anthony Rengel loved anything and everything to do with flying and would regularly visit Jandakot Airport to watch aircraft take off and land with his father.

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RFDS aircraft

Supporting the future of Queenslanders

01 Sep 2022

Dr Shauna Taylor is a Flying Doctor legend — in more ways than one. Working for the RFDS, she spends countless hours saving lives and caring for people, Through a gift in her Will, Dr Shauna will also have a lasting and life-changing impact to Queenslanders in regional, rural and remote areas.

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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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