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Graphic: RFDS helps muster up the courage to discuss mental health

RFDS helps muster up the courage to discuss mental health

20 Jul 2021

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) recently teamed up with renowned working dog trainer Steve Elliott to deliver a unique mental health workshop for the people of western Queensland.

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RFDS crews deliver COVID-19 vaccine to rural and remote communities

RFDS crews deliver COVID-19 vaccine to rural and remote communities

15 Jul 2021

Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) primary health care staff have now delivered more than 1,200 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to rural and remote communities.

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The Travelling Jackaroo

Sam Hughes: The Travelling Jackaroo

14 Jul 2021

18-year-old, Sam Hughes is on the adventure of a lifetime, travelling around Australia in a 1957 Chamberlain 9G tractor to raise funds for the RFDS (Queensland Section).

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Funding announced for new RFDS Townsville Base

Funding announced for new RFDS Townsville Base

09 Jul 2021

The Australian Government has announced a $15 million funding contribution for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) Townsville base expansion as part of the Townsville City Deal.

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Flying Doctor is helping to heal mental health

Flying Doctor is helping to heal mental health

07 Jul 2021

The RFDS Far North Mental Health and Wellbeing Service is proud to provide free Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid training to several communities across Cape York each year.

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Flying Doctor marks 25 years of mental health delivery for Queenslanders

28 Jun 2021

This year marks 25 years of mental health service delivery by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) for people living in regional, rural and remote Queensland.

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From selling spare parts to flying planes

From selling spare parts to flying planes

15 Jun 2021

When Dave Collins finished school he didn’t have ‘the grades or ability’ to pursue his dream of becoming a pilot. Then a half-an-hour trip with a mate changed his life for good.

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Rockhampton Airport donates to the Flying Doctor

Rockhampton Airport donates to the Flying Doctor

09 Jun 2021

In May, Rockhampton Airport announced it was donating more than $116,000 to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS). The donation will help the RFDS continue to provide vital healthcare services to patients across the region.

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RFDS Palliative Care Nurse Abbe Rejack

Flying Doctor extends whole-of-life care through new palliative care program

26 May 2021

For the first time in its history, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) (Queensland Section) is now trialing specialised palliative care services for people living in rural and remote Queensland.

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