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New RFDS facility opens at Busselton

14 Jun 2024

A new purpose-built facility has officially opened at Busselton-Margaret River Airport for RFDS and St John WA crews.

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Donate to RFDS Victoria

14 Jan 2020

Your support helps us provide vital services to Victorian communities. Please click here if you'd like to donate.

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Keeping Queensland's mums safe

13 Jan 2020

“I saved some of my pocket money for you to use when other people get hurt like my mum.” So ends the beautiful letter we recently received from 8-year-old Brielle Bowen, one of our youngest supporters.

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A son's dream and a mother's love

13 Jan 2020

Every year, many of our kind and generous supporters make the decision to include a gift in their Will to the Flying Doctor. For some, it’s a way to show their appreciation for a service that has kept their community safe.

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History in the making

13 Jan 2020

With your generosity, we’re almost ready to open the doors to a new Bundaberg Aeromedical Base!

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You're changing lives in outback Queensland

13 Jan 2020

Collinsville resident, Deanna, was one of the first patients to walk through the door of the RFDS Dental Service more than seven years ago. For Deanna and her husband, the service you helped to provide has been invaluable.

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Friends for life and local heroes

13 Jan 2020

Betty Marchant and Georgie Walker are local legends in their hometown of Eromanga. When they’re not looking after the RFDS clinic or running the monthly fundraising BBQ at the Royal Hotel, you can find them lending a hand to our aeromedical crew when we fly into town.

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Into the eye of the storm

13 Jan 2020

As a parent, it’s always worrying when a young child is sick. But for Rebecca O’Sullivan, it was even more stressful when her 5-year-old daughter Clare fell seriously ill during severe flooding.

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RFDS Flight Nurse attends dramatic rescue on Christmas Eve

A Christmas to remember

13 Jan 2020

For Flight Nurse Sabrina Montaldo, Christmas will always bring with it memories of a dramatic rescue in the outback. Only five months after commencing with the Service, Sabrina attended a tragic boating accident at Lake Julius for her first aeromedical retrieval.

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When young lives hang in the balance

13 Jan 2020

For Bundaberg mum, Kelly-Anne, there were no warning signs that something was wrong.

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Support Flying Doctor Wellbeing

08 Jan 2020

Flying Doctor Wellbeing provides free access to mental health and wellbeing services in several areas across Victoria.

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2020 Calendar

06 Jan 2020

RFDS Tasmania's 2020 Calendar is now available to purchase from locations around the state - contact us to find out where you can buy one.

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Flying Doctor doubles its jet power

01 Jan 2020

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Scholarship winner

Reflection on Clinical Placement with Purple House

30 Dec 2019

Scholarship Recipient Rebecca Fatnowna reflects on her Clinical Placement with Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku Aboriginal Corporation (Purple House)

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RFDS receives $7 million Christmas gift from the community

24 Dec 2019

The newest addition to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) fleet has arrived thanks to steadfast support and ongoing generous donations from the community.

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Clinics

RFDS celebrates 30,000 health clinics this decade

23 Dec 2019

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