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RFDS bridges the gap between the beach and the bush thanks to the Outback Car Trek

22 Apr 2020

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Jack Burke

Regular giving easier for aviation enthusiast

16 Aug 2017

​Jack Burke first began donating to the Flying Doctor after a fundraising appeal around 15 years ago.

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Archie with RFDS crew

Archie burnt after falling into campfire, helped by RFDS

16 Aug 2017

​The Culphs are just one of the many families who've needed the services of the Flying Doctor recently. They shared their story to show how quickly something frightening can happen and how vital the RFDS is.

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The plane

Another aircraft arrives

16 Aug 2017

​A first-of-its-kind addition to our aircraft fleet landed on Australian soil in June. It had been flown more than 14,000 kilometres, in a six-day journey around the Pacific from Des Moines, USA.

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Baby Jenson born at 25 weeks and assisted by the Royal Flying Doctor Service

Brave baby Jenson wins fight for life, RFDS gets him home

11 Aug 2017

New mum Coby can’t remember how many times her son went a shade of blue during the first weeks of his life. Jenson was born almost four months early and had to fight hard to survive.

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Broken Hill RFDS team members spread the National Dental Health Week message in 2017

How to maintain a marvellous mouth - top Dental Health Week tips from the RFDS

09 Aug 2017

"Teeth are not optional extras,they are essential tools that must be well maintained," says RFDS Senior Dentist Dr Lyn Mayne.

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Dr Shannon Townsend works with the RFDS South Eastern Section as a retrieval registrar

All the reasons why I love working as an RFDS retrieval registrar

14 Jul 2017

​Dr Shannon Townsend is an emergency trainee in her fifth year of postgraduate study. She works for the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern (RFDS SE) Section. This is her story.

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Silver City Treadler rider June Files raising money for the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section

Silver City Treadlers to celebrate another milestone

14 Jul 2017

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Keys to a new patient transfer vehicle are handed over to the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section representative

Western NSW communities to benefit from expanded RFDS healthcare

13 Jul 2017

​Dubbo and Western NSW residents in need of healthcare support are set to benefit thanks to the arrival of a new RFDS patient transfer vehicle.

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