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Future Doctor Liam Mason enjoying spending a day with the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Dubbo

Future doctor helps man crushed by fence

25 Jan 2017

Liam Mason's unique start to the day might have been daunting for some, but for the 21-year-old medical student it was the perfect introduction to the lifesaving work the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section carries out every day.

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A woman suffering heat stress and a thermometer indicating high temperature

Flying Doctor warns of heat stress risk in the hot summer

23 Jan 2017

​With the mercury set to stay well over 30 degrees celsius in many areas and a long hot summer forecast, the South Eastern Section of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS SE) is reminding the public about the dangers of heat stress.

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Laura raising money for the RFDS on the Kokoda Trek

Conquering Kokoda to help RFDS

03 Jan 2017

After crossing the finish line, I was overwhelmed knowing that I had completed such a long and enduring track. I was so proud of both my brother Matt and myself, I couldn't have done it without him.

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Royal Flying Doctor Service aircraft landing

Airstrip information request

22 Dec 2016

Property owners with airstrips on their property can now help us improve safety and reduce response times.

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An RFDS aircraft

Official statement - aircraft incidents

19 Dec 2016

Two unrelated aircraft incidents occurred at separate locations reported by RFDS (South Eastern Section). Everyone on board both aircraft are safe and well and there are no injuries.

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Brianna Leaman enjoying her time with the RFDS

John Flynn scholarship gives Brianna new opportunities

02 Dec 2016

2016 John Flynn Dental Assistant Scholarship recipient, Brianna Leaman spent two weeks flying around western NSW to help treat patients in Lightning Ridge, Bourke, Goodooga, Collarenebri and Dubbo.

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Children at Pooncarie on the RFDS model play equipment

Outback Kids Take Flight Thanks To Proludic

01 Dec 2016

​Isolated children in the remote town of Pooncarie can now get on board their very own Flying Doctor aircraft, thanks to a generous donation from playground equipment company Proludic.

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A scary snake

Flying Doctor issues summer snakebite reminder

29 Nov 2016

The Royal Flying Doctor Service reminds the public of the dangers posed by snakes during the summer months and what to do if bitten.

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