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RFDS Victoria Gender Pay Gap Report 2022-23

26 Feb 2024

At RFDS Victoria, our greatest asset is our people. We put people first in everything we do, developing strategies and frameworks to enable individuals to grow, succeed and contribute positively to better health and wellbeing outcomes for the communities we serve.

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Bridget McKenzie and Greg Foot

Launceston engineer wins national award

28 Aug 2018

Launceston Engineer Greg Foot has been recognised by the Federation Board of the Royal Flying Doctor Service at an award ceremony in Canberra. Greg was presented the award by Minister for Rural Health Bridget McKenzie

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Margaret Evans

A lasting legacy

27 Aug 2018

I am hoping that the bequest that I am leaving the Flying Doctor will continue to help in some small way

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Pimpara Lake Station

Message from the president

27 Aug 2018

Ruth Sandow, RFDS SE President, lives at Pimpara Lake Station, 200km north of Broken Hill. Like many other farmers in far western NSW, Ruth and her family are dealing with one of the worst droughts on record. Here, she shares her experiences and personal photos of what she’s seeing on the land.

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New aircraft

New aircraft means more healthcare to more people

27 Aug 2018

Aeroplanes are both a practical necessity and a magical part of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. So when a new aeroplane joins the team it is cause for celebration. This year there was even more reason to rejoice with four new aircraft joining our growing fleet!

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Get to know Emma Wex

24 Aug 2018

One day you may be tasked to a woman in pre-term labour, the next day you could be attending a car roll over.

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The power of three

24 Aug 2018

All the girls at the Base were listening in when I asked Lyn if she would marry, me. Of course, all the RFDS nurses then asked if they had an invite to the wedding!

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Ride on!

24 Aug 2018

If you learn about the people and places they get to, the stories of retrieval and survival are extraordinary. They are not like a normal clinical hospital situation, they adapt brilliantly.

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Over land and over sea

Over land and over sea

24 Aug 2018

I remember it clearly. It was about six o’clock in the morning, I was bending down to get some live bait in the bucket for my hook when I felt this funny sensation in my head. There was no pain, just a strange sensation.

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Aaron the dog

All about Aaron

23 Aug 2018

As the unofficial mascot, Fly Dog Aaron loves being part of the RFDS!

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2018 Wings For Life Gala

23 Aug 2018

Once again we held our Annual Wings For Life Gala. This years event was spectacular and our best one yet.

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GrainKing Nyrex Chaser Bin Auction for Royal Flying Doctor Service

23 Aug 2018

Take part in the GrainKing Bin Auction for Royal Flying Doctor Service. The profits from this one-of-a-kind chaser bin auction will be donated to the RFDS.

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Farmer Kerry

Drought isn’t just about rain

22 Aug 2018

Please donate to the Royal Flying Doctor Service to help our farmers through the drought.

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Cliff's close call

17 Aug 2018

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National Museum

Flying Doctor lands at the National Museum of Australia

16 Aug 2018

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Gift from Launceston Distillery

13 Aug 2018

The RFDS Launceston held a wonderfully successful, and enjoyable, whisky tasting and silent auction on August 9th. Our near neighbour, the Launceston Distillery, generously donated their very first 20 litre French Oak Apera cask of whisky.

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