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Roma Saleyards to raise funds for the Flying Doctor

24 Jun 2022

The Maranoa Council is set to donate 50 per cent of the live weight and open auction selling fees received for each head of cattle sold at the upcoming Roma Saleyards Store Sale.

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10-year partnership with Queensland Health

RFDS welcomes 10-year partnership with Queensland Government

03 Jun 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) (Queensland Section) today welcomed an extra $334 million 10-year commitment from the Queensland Government, to continue delivering essential services to regional, rural and remote Queensland.

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RFDS congratulates Her Majesty on Platinum Jubilee

02 Jun 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service congratulates and pays respect to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee - marking 70 years of dedicated service to Australia and the Commonwealth.

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RFDS delivers first baby born in Richmond in 15 years

RFDS helps deliver first baby born in Richmond in 15 years

26 May 2022

Jess Harvey was 35 weeks pregnant when she awoke in the middle of the night with contractions at home, two hours from her nearest town. The RFDS was soon called to assist, and not long after baby Darby arrived.

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94 years young

94 years young

18 May 2022

As the Flying Doctor marks 94 years in the air this week, veteran Queensland grazier Trevor Saal is also preparing to celebrate his 94th lap around the sun.

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Indigenous artist draws attention to mental health and wellbeing

Indigenous artist draws attention to mental health and wellbeing

17 May 2022

Sixteen-year-old Indigenous artist Wudarabin Snider from Cooktown is helping the Flying Doctor to empower communities to prioritise their mental health.

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Win VIP tickets to the sold-out Big Red Bash

Win VIP tickets to the sold-out Big Red Bash

17 May 2022

To celebrate the Flying Doctor's 94-year anniversary, the RFDS (Queensland Section) has launched a money can't buy outback experience — including a flight aboard an RFDS aircraft and VIP tickets to the sold-out Big Red Bash in Birdsville.

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Supporting the future of Queenslanders

13 May 2022

Dr Shauna Taylor is a Flying Doctor legend — in more ways than one. Working for the RFDS, she spends countless hours saving lives and caring for people, Through a gift in her Will, Dr Shauna will also have a lasting and life-changing impact to Queenslanders in regional, rural and remote areas.

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Watch behind-the-scenes of one of our primary health care teams

Watch our Flying Doctor team at work

03 May 2022

Ever wondered what it would be like to spend a day with the Flying Doctor as a pilot, nurse or doctor? Watch this behind-the-scenes glimpse of the extraordinary work our frontline teams do, day in, day out.

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