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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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Randall Greenberg and Dugald Saunders

Generous NSW recyclers donate $140,000 to the RFDS

19 Jan 2022

The vital work of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has received a $140,000 boost thanks to generous NSW residents who donated their refunds from recycling bottles and cans through Return and Earn.

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Louis in RAAF Simulator

A once in a lifetime experience for Trekker

19 Jan 2022

Outback Car Trek enthusiast Louis De Stoop has for many years been a participant in the annual fundraiser and during an auction of the 2021 event, was the lucky purchaser of a RAAF Simulator experience.

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People dancing in the outback

Get ready to rock out at the Mundi Mundi Bash

19 Jan 2022

Australia’s newest festival, the Broken Hill Mundi Mundi Bash, will rock the outback over three jam-packed days in April 2022.

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Margaret Symes and Husband

Inspiring outback journey raises funds, awareness for mental health

19 Jan 2022

After walking an inspiring 330 kilometres, Margaret Symes raised much-needed funds for the RFDS Wellbeing Place in Broken Hill, and more awareness of rural mental health.

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COVID Clinic

Frontline defence against COVID

19 Jan 2022

2021 was always going to be a big year for the Royal Flying Doctor Service but the COVID pandemic and subsequent vaccination rollout made it one of the busiest times in our history.

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Colin Cartwright

Television show reminder of Flying Doctor’s work leads to support

19 Jan 2022

Watching patient stories come to life on TV gave Colin Cartwright a glimpse into how vital a role the Royal Flying Doctor Service plays in the lives of families across the far distances of rural and remote Australia and led to him leaving a Gift in Will.

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Margaret's inspiring walk

Inspiring walk raises funds for Wellbeing Place

22 Nov 2021

Margaret Symes walked 330 kilometres to raise much needed funds for the RFDS Wellbeing Place in Broken Hill and more awareness of rural mental health.

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COVID Vaccination NSW

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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