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Reader's Digest Most Trusted Brand Charity 2024 announced

29 May 2024

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has been announced as Australia’s ‘Most Trusted Charity’ by the Australian Reader's Digest in their Trusted Brands survey of 2024.

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Oceans to Outback Returns, Continuing to Bring Essential Healthcare to Every Corner of Australia

18 Jul 2023

Oceans to Outback Returns - Royal Flying Doctor Service and Generous Donors Bring Healthcare to Every Corner of Australia

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RFDS staff with a PC-12 bearing the Rinehart Medical Foundation logo

New partnership helps RFDS fly into the future

13 Jul 2023

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RFDS WA Celebrates NAIDOC Week with art display

03 Jul 2023

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NAIDOC 2023

30 Jun 2023

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Adam (right) and Bryce shortly before the accident

Adam's Story: Police officer survives non-fatal drowning

21 Jun 2023

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The mobile RFDS Dental Service celebrates 10 years of miles and smiles

14 Jun 2023

Collinsville locals joined representatives of the QCoal Foundation, Government, and the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) (Queensland Section) to celebrate ten years of continuous service delivery by the mobile RFDS Dental Service.

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Men's Health Week 2023

Men's Health Week 2023

13 Jun 2023

Men's Health Week 2023, June 12-18, focuses on Healthy Habits. The RFDS, Tas provide health services to rural and remote communities throughout Tasmania in the areas of cardiovascular, mental and oral health. Here we provide tips on creating healthy habits in each of these areas.

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RFDS patient Robert Crilly

When ritual meets rescue: Robert's story

27 May 2023

During a cultural ceremony in outback South Australia, Robert was struck by a sudden illness, sparking deep concern among family and friends. In need of urgent medical help, he was hundreds of kilometres from the nearest major hospital.

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National Reconciliation Week 2023

27 May 2023

NRW is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving Reconciliation in Australia.

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In hot water: Louis' story

In hot water: Louis' story

24 May 2023

When a quiet day out on an outback lake went terribly wrong, Louis was left clutching his lifeless leg, calling out to mates for help. That's when they called the RFDS.

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Farmer-turned-author's tribute to young son

Harvesting kindness: SA farmer-turned-author's tribute to young son

24 May 2023

At just two days old Ziggy experienced his first aeromedical flight. The now seven-year-old is an inspiration to his young family – so much so that his dad, Brook, has penned a new children’s book dedicated to his son.

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May 2023 Flying Doctor fundraising recap

Going the distance: May 2023 fundraising recap

24 May 2023

Check out all the latest Flying Doctor fundraisers and events making an impact in your community in recent months.

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1928 The first flying doctor plane, called Victory, with pilot, doctor and Reverend Barber

RFDS Celebrates 95 Years of Providing Essential Health Care to Australians with Flying Doctor Day

17 May 2023

On May 17, 2023, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) will mark its 95th anniversary and celebrate Flying Doctor Day. This day recognizes the RFDS's dedication to providing emergency aeromedical and primary health care services to the Australian community.

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RFDS volunteer Rene GIllis

Rene recognised for exceptional service

16 May 2023

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, the RFDS was honoured to present long-serving volunteer Rene Gillis with a Meritorious Service Award.

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SA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards

Nurses fly high: Meet Keirstie and Barb

12 May 2023

Meet RFDS employees Keirstie Bull and Barb White, who have been named finalists in the 2023 SA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.

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