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22 October 2020 Flying Doctor urges people not to become complacent in the fight against COVID-19

15 October 2020 Flying Doctor Hits 150 COVID Clinics

29 September 2020 Flying Doctor says listen to your heart this World Heart Day

22 September 2020 Broken Hill’s Bruce Langford Visitors’ Centre Experience wins 2020 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Award

22 September 2020 Dubbo’s Royal Flying Doctor Service Visitor Experience wins 2020 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Award

11 September 2020 Five in every hundred Australians knows First Aid – Flying Doctor says that needs to change

27 July 2020 Flying Doctor ready to help our farmers. Wherever. Whenever

9 July 2020 Cycling sisters supporting the Royal Flying Doctor Service in outback communities

8 July 2020 Royal Flying Doctor Outback Experience Broken Hill opens their doors

16 June 2020 Men's health in the spotlight this June

11 March 2020 From Bondi to the bush: 31st Outback Cat Trek supports RFDS to bring health equality to regional Australians

11 February 2020 Four new RFDS aircraft take to the skies above regional NSW


23 December 2019 RFDS celebrates 30,000 health clinics this decade

16 December 2019 Top tips for staying safe over Summer

14 August 2019 Mental Health Funding for Royal Flying Doctor Service

15 July 2019 Silver City’s Bush Treadlers take on their most extreme challenge yet to raise funds for the Flying Doctor

15 July 2019 Packsaddle community equipped for emergency

4 July 2019 New Flying Doctor Medical Simulation Centre offers world-class training

4 March 2019 Volunteers needed to restore historic aircraft for Flying Doctor

22 February 2019 Flynn flies on next-generation $20 note

21 February Flying Doctor calls for volunteers to support medical training

17 February 2019 Flying Doctor calls for memorabilia to be shown at the visitor centre

23 Jan 2019 Flying Doctor’s mental health services expand to reach more remote communities


28 November 2018 Flying Doctor AGM shows mental health services growing

17 October 2018 Royal couple reveal the name of the Flying Doctor’s new plane

24 August 2018 New aircraft bolsters Royal Flying Doctor’s healthcare service

24 July 2018 Flying Doctors celebrates Standing of Steel milestone at its Dubbo Base

2 May 2018 Royal Flying Doctor Service welcomes the "Great Pilgrimage"

24 Apr 2018 Clocking up the miles helps kids keep their Bright Smiles

5 March 2018 Flying Doctor launches new GP mental health partnership

26 February 2018 Flying Doctors expand aviation fleet

10 January 2018 Flying Doctor warns of heat stress risk


30 November 2017 Remote airstrip upgrades will help Flying Doctor save lives

28 November 2017 Bourke gets new child dental clinic

27 November 2017 New Base Manager Looks To Future

17 November 2017 Governor of NSW to honour Flying Doctor icon in aircraft naming ceremony

18 October 2017 Men-in-dee Shed learn new skills

5 October 2017 Flying Doctor issues new snakebite advice

4 September 2017 Practice helps make perfect future Flying Doctors

30 August 2017 International Overdose Awareness Day – Prevention, Education and Awareness the key to saving lives

7 August 2017 National Dental Week - healthy teeth are smiles better

1 August 2017 Bush asks for more doctors, mental health, and drug and alcohol services

4 August 2017 The Flying Doctor to touch down at Nyngan Expo

13 July 2017 Western NSW communities to benefit from expanded RFDS healthcare

13 July 2017 Silver City Treadlers celebrate another milestone

5 June 2017 Flying Doctor expands services to provide alcohol and other drug services

30 May 2017 The Outback Car Trek reveals its driving ambition

22 May 2017 From Broken Hill to Belgium – RFDS a hit with overseas students

17 May 2017 RFDS South-Eastern embracing medical simulation technology

5 May 2017 Efforts of Flying Doctor supporters praised in National Volunteer Week

28 April 2017 Flying Doctor goes mobile to expand dental health

26 April 2017 Putting extra miles on their dials helps kids keep their bright smiles

6 April 2017 World Health Day reminder on talking about depression in the Outback

7 March 2017 Innovation the way forward for the RFDS

1 March 2017 Emergency training for new Dubbo recruits

23 February 2017 Flying Doctor takes to the road

23 January 2017 Flying Doctor warns of heat stress risk in the hot summer ahead

4 January 2017 Flying Doctor urges caution in the Outback during the holiday season

3 January 2017 Trundle woman conquers Kokoda


21 December 2016 Flying Doctor at the ready over Christmas

29 November 2016 Flying Doctor issues summer snakebite reminder

28 November 2016 Help from Humpty Dumpty Foundation ensures safe delivery of babies

26 October 2016 Virtual aviators support real Flying Doctors

19 October 2016 Fly around partnership to raise cancer awareness

12 October 2016 Mental Health Week - Flying Doctor calls for men to "man up" on mental health

5 October 2016 Minister delivers more good news in Dubbo

15 September 2016 Dubbo Open Day to celebrate 80 years of RFDS

15 June 2016 Flying Doctor helps Outback families lift their personal performance

31 May 2016 Outback Car Trek goes troppo in Queensland

18 May 2016 Broken Hill celebrates 80 years of RFDS

21 April 2016 Celebrity power helps local trekkers

21 April 2016 Going that extra mile for brighter smiles

20 April 2016 Exciting new charity partnership announced

8 April 2016: Flying Doctor welcomes touchdown of aeromedical innovation project

19 February 2016 NSW Governor visits Flying Doctor base

9 February 2016 Golfers play a round for a good cause

26 January 2016 Six decades honoured

20 January 2016 Minister for Health renews IHT contract


22 December 2015 Flying Doctor on stand by over the festive season

21 December 2015 Flying Doctors named most reputable charity for fifth straight year

14 December 2015 Rubber hits the road in the Central West for the Flying Doctor

14 October 2015 Poles apart but the Christmas spirit still burns brightly

13 October 2015 'Fly-Around Clinics' to have greater schools focus

7 September 2015 The Flying Doctor to join the Priscilla Party

18 August 2015 Flying Doctor to raise skin cancer awareness at Ganmain Show

10 August 2015 Enhanced health services for Western and Far Western New South Wales

5 August 2015 Donna happy to go that extra mile for the Flying Doctor

15 July 2015 New TOOTH dental therapist aims to brush up Outback dental health

14 July 2015 Flying Doctor visitor centre named as finalist in Tourism Awards

25 June 2015 Flying Doctor offers free health screenings at Brewarrina Field Day

5 June 2015 Outback Trek keeps rolling on after 25 years

25 May 2015 Dental prosthetist saddles up for the Flying Doctor

11 May 2015 Flying Doctor Marks International Nursing Day

30 April 2015 Flying Doctor to do health 'pit stop' at Pooncarie Field Day

27 April 2015 Flying Doctor and the School of the Air join forces to safeguard the future

2 March 2015 Flying Doctor to Speak at Isolated Children Conference

20 January 2015 Berry 'Shows' it cares for the Flying Doctor


22 December 2014 Flying Doctor again named most reputable Australian charity

8 December 2014 Flying Doctor to honour over 60 years of service

5 December 2014 Over 60 years of service honoured

3 December 2014 'Flying Doctor' on song for the Outback Christmas Train

14 November 2014 Flying Doctor Calls On Far West Males to 'Man Up' on Health Checks

29 October 2014 "Around The World" in Seven Days in aid of the Flying Doctor

28 October 2014 RFDS Nurse Manager named Remote Health Professional of the Year

14 October 2014 Flying Doctor to get Food For Thought at Tuppal

10 October 2014 National Breast Cancer Awareness month – Flying Doctor Reports Sharp Rise in Referrals

7 October 2014 National Mental Health Week – Flying Doctors see Spike in demand for Mental Health Services

1 October 2014 Tough Guy Matt Takes on the Outback

30 September 2014 The Flying Doctor Joins the Iconic Deni Ute Muster

16 September 2014 Retailer Support Tops $50,000

8 September 2014 Flying Doctor Urges Public to Include a Charity

3 September 2014 Flying Doctor Brings "Pit Stop and Pearls" Health Check to Forbes Show

4 August 2014 National Dental Health Week - Flying Doctor Says Alternative Delivery Models Can Improve Dental Health in the Bush

15 July 2014 Silver City Treadlers Reach $500,000 Fundraising Landmark

10 July 2014 A one-off weekend of Flying Doctor fun!

10 June 2014 Don't 'Tough it Out' – The Flying Doctor is Calling on Men to 'Man Up' About Their Health

2 June 2014 Outback Trek Clocks Up a Quarter Century

23 May Longstanding supporter of the Flying Doctor honoured with aircraft naming

15 May 2014 Prevention is the Best Cure - Flying Doctor to Focus on Men's Health at Gilgandra Show

12 May 2014 Newcastle Dentists to Brush Up Dental Education in Outback

28 April 2014 Flying Doctor to Focus on Men's Health at Ag Fair

7 April 2014 "Get on Board" with the Flying Doctor at the Easter Show

10 February 2014 Flying Doctor History Comes Home

4 February 2014 Flying Doctor kicks off 2014 by Welcoming Waratahs on board

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