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Flying Doctor and Kowanyama community “In this Together”

28 May 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) and the Far North Queensland remote Indigenous community of Kowanyama have truly embraced this year’s Reconciliation Week theme “in this together”.

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A Christmas Blessing

24 Jan 2019

The RFDS was delighted after being chosen as the charity of choice for the 2018 ABC Christmas Appeal. However, the sheer amount of support we received far surpassed our expectations.

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Georgia's fight for life

11 Jan 2019

Every parent’s worst fear is something happening to their child, and for parents of 11-year-old Georgia they faced this reality almost two years ago.

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A Jill of all trades

31 Oct 2018

The people I work with and the rural and remote Australians I meet are truly inspirational. The local people are always so grateful for our help and are very supportive of the RFDS. I love what I do.

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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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A Wise choice of careers

23 Oct 2018

I was at a point in my life where I just knew IT consulting was not what I wanted to do anymore, so I thought … how about I do something I have always wanted and become a pilot?

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Sam's got the need; the need for speed!

06 Sep 2018

I have flown with the RFDS as a patient, and now to be able to work on the other side of the organisation is extremely humbling.

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Get to know Emma Wex

24 Aug 2018

One day you may be tasked to a woman in pre-term labour, the next day you could be attending a car roll over.

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The power of three

24 Aug 2018

All the girls at the Base were listening in when I asked Lyn if she would marry, me. Of course, all the RFDS nurses then asked if they had an invite to the wedding!

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