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Leanne Liddle appointed to RFDS Central Operations Board

16 Aug 2022

2022 NT Australian of the Year Leanne Liddle has been appointed to the Board of the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia Central Operations.

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Because of Her, We Can! Celebrating our Scholarship Winners

13 Jul 2018

The NAIDOC week 2018 theme is 'Because of her, we can!' We celebrate women across the nation, including Amanda, a recipient of 2017 RFDS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Scholarship. Amanda used the Scholarship to follow her interest in Aboriginal & Paediatric health.

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Outback Survival: Snakes and Snakebites

13 Jul 2018

Snakebite first aid can be very effective if done quickly.

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Waived air service fees will provide RFDS $2 million saving

13 Jul 2018

Donors work hard to raise money for our healthcare charity. Waiving air navigation charges means donor money will stretch even further.

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Outback Survival Tips

12 Jul 2018

There are few places on earth as vast, beautiful, rugged or unforgiving as the Australian outback. Be prepared and cautious before you set out on your outback adventure.

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Frances heads to Tahiti for World Sprints

10 Jul 2018

RFDS WA Medical Services administration coordinator Frances will travel to Tahiti this month to compete in the Va'a World Sprint Championships.

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Rural Health Minister visits Launceston

04 Jul 2018

It was a pleasure to have the Minister for Rural Health, Senator Bridget McKenzie visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service base in Launceston today to see how the Coalition Government’s four-year commitment to the RFDS of $327 million will ensure essential services are available.

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Celebrating our National Fuel Partnership with AirBP

03 Jul 2018

We are proud to call Air BP our national fuel partner. This week we celebrated the partnership at our Adelaide base!

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Tax Appeal 2018

22 Jun 2018

In the lead up to the 2018 End of Financial Year, Perth business man Ben Pollard shares why he supports the Royal Flying Doctor Service through regular giving.

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RFDS WA nurses facilitate primary health care to PNG communities

11 Jun 2018

RFDS nurses Fiona and Fran delivered primary health care to remote villages in Papa New Guinea as part of a No Roads Expedition clinical outreach program in May this year.

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RFDS Submission to Mental Health Senate Inquiry

05 Jun 2018

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Air BP becomes a National Partner of the Royal Flying Doctor Service

04 Jun 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is delighted to announce that Air BP, one of the world's largest suppliers of aviation fuel products and services, has become their third National Partner.

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Accidents aren’t ever part of the plan

04 Jun 2018

Please donate to the Royal Flying Doctor Service to ensure there's a plan for when accidents happen.

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90th Air Pilgrimage, what an adventure!

01 Jun 2018

What a spectacular celebration of 90 years of the Flying Doc and great opportunity to reflect on the services history, and indeed the services future. A truly memorable event with over 50 aviation enthusiasts from the AAAA, travelling with 25 Antique Aircraft throughout rural NSW & QLD

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Health and Aviation Online

30 May 2018

Until Recently, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) heavily relied on the use of paper-based systems to record patient medical data. In conjunction with Brisbane based tech start-up, Buckham&Duffy, the RFDS have developed and transitioned records their new digitised system.

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Grazier lucky to be alive after high-speed crash on remote station

18 May 2018

The boys strapped me onto an old shearing bed and put me on the back of the utility and we made our way to the nearest registered airstrip to meet the RFDS plane. Those are just the things you have to do out here if you’ve got nothing on hand.

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