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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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A generous gift provides new amenities for the Flying Doctor

A generous gift provides new amenities for the Flying Doctor

15 Jun 2016

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) will launch new staff amenities at a presentation at Hobart International Airport Administration and Facilities Offices, 6 Hinkler Street, Cambridge on Wednesday 15 June 2016 at 5.30 pm.

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Making Headlice history in George Town

14 Jun 2016

The Royal Flying Doctor Service partnered with the University of Tasmania and Anglicare to deliver free education sessions for children and families at George Town.

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Flying Doctor celebrates birthday with Local Heroes

17 May 2016

Celebrating 88 years, the Flying Doctor gives thanks to the invisible army of volunteers who tirelessly support the Service.

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RFDS launches new patient transfer facility at Burnie Airport

RFDS launches new patient transfer facility at Burnie Airport

16 May 2016

Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Tasmania will launch the new and improved patient transfer facility at a presentation and afternoon tea at the Burnie Airport Terminal, Wynyard on Tuesday 17 May 2016 at 2.30 pm.

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RFDS calls for a healthier Tasmania

19 Apr 2016

RFDS Tasmania has provided a supplementary submission to the Healthy Tasmania Five Year Strategic Plan.

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Billion dollar saving with accident prevention strategy

06 Mar 2016

Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) research finds up to $1 billion in hospital savings are possible if a new strategy to prevent accidents and injury in rural and remote Australia is adopted.

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Flying Doctor launches RFDS Local Hero Awards

01 Mar 2016

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Students from the King Island District school enjoy the simulator

RFDS flies in to support King Island Community

29 Feb 2016

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is reaching out to connect with the King Island community on Tuesday 1 March when it attends the Agricultural, Horticultural & Pastoral Show and on Wednesday 2 March the RFDS will visit the King Island District School to conduct educational presentations to students.

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Indigenous staff with the RFDS

More Indigenous health workers key to Closing the Gap

27 Jan 2016

Training, employing, and supporting more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in health and aviation roles is necessary for Indigenous health outcomes to improve. The launch of the RFDS Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) supports new health career pathways for Indigenous people.

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Half of all road deaths occur on rural roads

15 Jan 2016

"Half of all road deaths occur in remote and rural areas, despite two thirds of Australians living in cities" Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia CEO Martin Laverty said.

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Acting Health Minister launches the QCoal Community Dental Service

Acting Health Minister launches the QCoal Community Dental Service for 2016

06 Jan 2016

Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr Anthony Lynham today launched the QCoal Community Dental Service.

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Safer airstrips in remote areas will help save lives

10 Dec 2015

Airstrips used for medical emergencies in remote parts of Australia will be made safer following the announcement of $11.6 million for runway upgrades.

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Tasmanian students take to the skies with the Flying Doctor

23 Nov 2015

Three Tasmanian student won exciting and prestigious scholarships to work with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) in Outback Australia.

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A fall from a horse

17 Nov 2015

I had never met these people before my accident, and yet they saved my life

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​Country kids face twice as many tooth fillings as city cousins

07 Oct 2015

A new research report released by the Royal Flying Doctor Service in September shines a spotlight on oral health for country Australians.

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