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Graphic: Artist impressions of the planned expansion of the Royal Flying Doctor Service's base in Townsville.

The Flying Doctor reveals Townsville expansion plans

11 Dec 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) has committed to a major expansion of its Townsville operational base in a move that will boost health outcomes for thousands of regional and rural Queenslanders.

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Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) announces new Chairman

29 Nov 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) has announced Russell Postle as its new Chairman.

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Leading the way in remote oral care

29 Nov 2019

Since 2013, the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Queensland has been working to address the need for improved oral health care for people in rural and remote communities.

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State-of-the-art upgrade: a first for Queensland (Thanks to you)

29 Nov 2019

Building work is underway on our new purpose-built facility in Bundaberg, designed to meet the growing needs of the city and wider Queensland community – thanks to support from people like you.

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A midnight flight to safety

29 Nov 2019

Rural Queensland can be the perfect place to raise a family. But, when Kellie’s baby son fell ill, things could have been very different without the Flying Doctor and the amazing support of people like you.

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A modest man. An extraordinary legacy.

29 Nov 2019

This year, Flying Doctor in Queensland introduced four state-of-the-art clinical aircraft to our fleet. And it’s all thanks to the kindness of a grazier from Einasleigh.

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Finding love in the skies while saving lives

29 Nov 2019

A mid-air medical emergency might seem an unlikely place for a pilot and midwife to find love, but not for one Queensland couple.

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A Star in the night sky

29 Nov 2019

You will find an RFDS Flight Nurse on every one of our flights. They are the best of the best, and are elite specialists in their field.

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Hope and support in the face of adversity

29 Nov 2019

As Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) CEO Meredith Staib celebrates her first year leading the organisation, she reflects on the significant challenges that have faced Queensland in recent months.

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