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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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Flying Doctor recognised at 2019 Make a Difference Awards

15 Nov 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) of Western Australia is proud to have been recognised for its contribution to the provision of youth mental health services at the 2019 Youth Focus Make a Difference Awards.

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"We knew she was in safe hands..."

14 Nov 2019

“We did not anticipate the situation of our gorgeous girl, Calvary, arriving early. The panic set in straight away on how to get her over to Melbourne for the open-heart surgery she required.” Sofia said.

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Jamestown volunteers raise $10,000 for Flying Doctor

13 Nov 2019

A dedicated group of local volunteers has raised $10,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the Jamestown community over the past year.

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Meet Maddison

13 Nov 2019

Maddison has flown with the Flying Doctor five times.

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RFDS satisfaction surveys

07 Nov 2019

RFDS Victoria has recently conducted its yearly Client Experience Survey and Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey.

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New partnership to improve mental health in Gulf region

01 Nov 2019

Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) is partnering with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) in a new program that will boost mental health in Queensland’s Gulf region, following the devastating floods there in early 2019.

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Heart horror

30 Oct 2019

Without warning, Kevin lost consciousness. He was suffering a cardiac arrest.

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RFDS Jandakot Open Day a flying success

30 Oct 2019

The Flying Doctor was extremely proud to welcome thousands of Western Australians to its Jandakot base for an Open Day on Saturday, 26 October.

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Flying Doctor makes new appointments to Board of Directors

28 Oct 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Western Australia has welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors.

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A person lying on a hospital stretcher is pushed toward an aircraft with RFDS logo.

RFDS announces first Patient Transfer Facility in regional SA

24 Oct 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has announced a landmark project to establish the RFDS Mount Gambier Patient Transfer Facility, the first of its kind in regional South Australia.

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Port Lincoln volunteers raise $128,000 for Flying Doctor

23 Oct 2019

A dedicated group of local volunteers has raised $128,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the Port Lincoln community over the past year.

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Kangaroo Island volunteers raise $30,500 for Flying Doctor

22 Oct 2019

A dedicated group of local volunteers has raised $30,500 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the Kangaroo Island community over the past year.

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Four women smile at the camera. They are holding an oversized cheque made out to the RFDS for $20,000.

Ceduna volunteers raise $20,000 for Flying Doctor

22 Oct 2019

A dedicated group of local volunteers has raised $20,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the Ceduna community over the past year.

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Kingston volunteers raise $20,000 for Flying Doctor

22 Oct 2019

A dedicated group of local volunteers has raised $20,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the Kingston community over the past year

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WA Flying Doctor throws open doors for Open Day at Jandakot base

15 Oct 2019

Come along and view our aircraft and meet with the Flying Doctor team of doctors, flight nurses, pilots, engineers and operations staff at the Jandakot Open Day held on Saturday, October 26 from 10am-4pm.

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