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A unique commitment that will remove isolation as a barrier to lifesaving medical care

03 Aug 2022

Living in an isolated community showed one woman just how important the Flying Doctor is.

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A smile belongs on every child

06 Feb 2019

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

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

23 Jan 2019

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Lightning Ridge Support Group

Lightning Ridge Support Group earns big returns for the RFDS

18 Jan 2019

The first recycling scheme in north-west NSW has pulled the community together and exceeded its own expectations for fundraising for the RFDS.

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Cruz Prior

A small boy’s rescue by his heroes

18 Jan 2019

“My son knew about the RFDS. He is obsessed with planes... He was thrilled to know he was in a Flying Doctor plane."

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Ruth Sandow

Message from South Eastern Section President Ruth Sandow

17 Jan 2019

Ruth Sandow, RFDS SE President, reflects the 90th anniversary year of the RFDS in 2018 and the inspirational development of the aeromedical service that remains vital today.

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Courtney with nurse

Courtney's Story

17 Jan 2019

“You don’t realise how remote it is out there until you need help. It was spectacular to watch the Flying Doctor in action.”

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Michelle RFDS patient

“Every day I open my eyes and think, ‘Wow, I’m alive'...

17 Dec 2018

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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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