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RACGP Accreditation Achieved

31 Oct 2018

Residents of North, West and South-West Queensland will now have even greater piece of mind when seeing their Royal Flying Doctor Service GP after all three traditional RFDS Bases – Mount Isa, Charleville and Cairns – received a national award of accreditation from AGPAL

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2018 Wings For Life Gala

23 Aug 2018

Once again we held our Annual Wings For Life Gala. This years event was spectacular and our best one yet.

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Scott shorten announced 2018 RFDS Queensland Hero

Community champion named 2018 RFDS Queensland Hero

30 Jul 2018

An unassuming figure with a heart and sense of community spirit as vast as his backyard in south west Queensland’s Yowah, Scott Shorten is the deserving winner of the 2018 RFDS Queensland Hero award.

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Health and Aviation Online

30 May 2018

Until Recently, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) heavily relied on the use of paper-based systems to record patient medical data. In conjunction with Brisbane based tech start-up, Buckham&Duffy, the RFDS have developed and transitioned records their new digitised system.

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2018 Local Heroes Announced

15 May 2018

Nine local heroes from each of Queensland's nine RFDS bases have been announced.

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Ridewest on a journey from Brisbane to Longreach

23 Apr 2018

Ridewest riders have begun their 1237km journey from Brisbane to Longreach. The team have nearly raised $1 000 000 for the RFDS mental health service since their first ride in 2010.

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A Royal visit for our Cairns base

10 Apr 2018

Prince Charles unveils the name of the newest addition to the Queensland Fleet. A call to Gilberton Station gives the Prince insight to the families that it will service.

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RFDS Local Hero Awards

The search is on for our hidden heroes

05 Mar 2018

The RFDS Local Hero Awards have launched across Queensland today, calling out to those community members who have rolled their sleeves up, put their hands out, or stowed away their fears in an emergency to help the Flying Doctor carry out its lifesaving work.

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CQUniversity has joined forces with Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section), signing an agreement

A partnership in education

05 Feb 2018

CQUniversity has joined forces with Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section), signing an agreement that will see collaboration and research development and placement opportunities for students.

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