Graphic: NSW Your Voice Matters

RFDS survey to provide regional, rural and remote communities with a voice on healthcare

18 Apr 2024

The Flying Doctor is a lifeline, providing critical care when it’s needed most. But after almost a centenary of service there is still so much to do. We’re calling on the community to share their thoughts on healthcare in regional, rural and remote NSW through our new survey. Open until May.

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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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Vintage aircraft takes off at Dubbo

First flight remembered with Great Pilgrimage

09 Aug 2018

While this year’s Great Pilgrimage had a strong historical focus, it was also about anticipating the next 90 years. The RFDS is just as relevant today as it was in 1928...

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Alfred Traeger

90 Years of Development and Innovation

09 Aug 2018

The Reverend John Flynn set up the Royal Flying Doctor Service and commissioned inventor Alfred Traeger to develop a pedal radio

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Rachel Saunders

The Fun of the Outback Car Trek

08 Aug 2018

Holiday time is scarce, but you sacrifice it to raise money for the RFDS," said Rachel Saunders who took part in this year's Outback Car Trek...

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Accidents aren’t ever part of the plan

04 Jun 2018

Please donate to the Royal Flying Doctor Service to ensure there's a plan for when accidents happen.

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Natasha after the accident

Face-saving surgery after horse kick

08 May 2018

Late last year Natasha Schweikert and her mum were feeding their horses in a paddock at Broken Hill when disaster struck.“One of the horses got excited, took off and kicked Natasha in the face,” recalls Collette, Schweikert, Natasha’s mother. “I didn’t actually see it."

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Malcolm White

Generous bequest in thanks for son's rescue

08 May 2018

In January, Dan White proudly handed over a cheque for $10,000 to the Royal Flying Doctor at our Dubbo Base. It was a bequest from his late father.

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