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New experience and new territories for RFDS

13 Oct 2021

Find out why shearing sheds, hotels and sporting grounds have played such a big role in the work of the Flying Doctor during 2021.

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Patient in RFDS plane

Life can shatter in a heartbeat

06 Dec 2018

When Mel took her 11-week old baby daughter Keiley to the hospital with breathing difficulties, she never expected the shocking turn of events.

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Doctor steps off RFDS plane

Annual results show Flying Doctor's mental health services are growing

29 Nov 2018

Annual results announced at the Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section's AGM show an increased focus on mental health.

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Marcus Wilson sailing

Invictus Games Gold for Flying Doctor Base Manager

24 Oct 2018

RFDS Broken Hill Base Manager Marcus Wilson was so focused on the sailing that he almost didn’t noticed Prince Harry in the boat next to him. Here, Marcus shares the excitement of representing Australia and the RFDS in the Invictus Games

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TRH Prince Harry and Meghan reveal name of new aircraft

Royal couple lights up RFDS Dubbo Base

17 Oct 2018

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited the RFDS Dubbo Base and revealed the name of the new aircraft. Read all about the exciting day here...

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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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