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Graphic: Inside one of RFDS (Queensland Section) Simulation Training Rooms

World-leading technology ensures safety of RFDS Cairns staff

16 Sep 2020

World-leading medical simulation technology is now being used by Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) staff in Cairns to aid training and technical skill development.

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A chat with Christopher Wallin

31 Jan 2019

Queenslander Christopher Wallin supports the Royal Flying Doctor Service but he’s probably better known as a successful business man and the Managing Director of QCoal Group.

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Farmhand to Flying Doctor

29 Jan 2019

The mail plane was small. It didn’t fill me with confidence – one engine, one pilot. But he was friendly and made me feel a little reassured. I was 15 years old and heading out to Abingdon Downs Station in gulf country Queensland, to visit my school friend Klancie, and ‘help’ with the mustering.

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A day in the life – John Hannan

24 Jan 2019

For Cairns Mental Health Clinical Practitioner, John Hannan, no two days in his line of work are ever the same. Flexibility and spontaneity are required to ensure every client seen is helped. This is a day in the life of John Hannan.

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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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