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Graphic: From ADF to RFDS - three staff share their stories

Shared values, sharing experience: from ADF to RFDS

22 Apr 2021

On Anzac Day, Australia reflects on the contribution of our armed services. Several former ADF personnel now work with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (South Eastern Section), bringing with them a unique professionalism and sense of duty.

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Staff and patient talking

Taking care of your mental wellbeing

20 Sep 2018

Our mental health team shares some tips about how to take care of yourself, where to go for help, and explains how the RFDS helps.

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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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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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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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Dubbo Support Group

Centenary grant supports kids’ dental health

09 Aug 2018

The help of the Commonwealth Bank and the Dubbo Support Group is hugely valued as it allows us to push ahead and continue to improve the dental health of people living in and around Bourke...

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