Remote Airstrip Upgrade funding will provide lifesaving improvements to rural airstrips. Some of Australia's most regional and remote communities will benefit from $7 million allocated to 31 projects under Round 5 of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program. These upgrades will ensure RFDS crews can continue to deliver lifesaving services to these communities. For a full list of the new airstrip funding read here
Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia CEO Dr Martin Laverty thanks Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack and Rural Health Minister Senator Bridget McKenzie in Parliament House in Canberra for making airstrips in towns like Camooweal in Qld and Innamincka in SA safer with Remote Airstrip Upgrade.