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Drama in the outback

04 Jul 2019

The flight nurses of Queensland’s Royal Flying Doctor Service have incredible stories to share. Like Brisbane’s Jacinta Jones, who knows what tough is.

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Trayon Campers donates $40,000 purchase price to RFDS

A manufacturing milestone means a lot for the Flying Doctor

22 Jun 2017

Sunshine Coast camper manufacturer Trayon Campers has celebrated the milestone of its 1000th camper rolling off the production line by donating the purchase price to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section).

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Hear, hear! RFDS is delivering hearing assessment services to rural parts of Queensland

Hear, hear! RFDS is delivering hearing assessment services to rural parts of Queensland

09 Jun 2017

Residents of rural and remote Queensland will be delighted to hear the news that the RFDS (Queensland Section) will soon be offering a free hearing screening service.

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RFDS Local Hero Award Recipients Announced

17 May 2017

The hidden heroes behind the Flying Doctor have been honoured.

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Four years of oral health partnership

23 Mar 2017

​The QCoal Community Dental Service, operated by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), is celebrating its fourth anniversary.

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Help the Flying Doctor find their hidden heroes

08 Mar 2017

​The RFDS Local Hero Awards has launched and Queensland residents are encouraged to nominate those outstanding members of their community who tirelessly and selflessly support the work of the Flying Doctor in their region.

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New simulator makes Royal Flying Doctor Service training vision a reality

28 Feb 2017

Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) pilots will now have greater access to world-class simulator training with the launch of a new aviation training centre on the Sunshine Coast.

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Smooth landings in Flying Doctor’s future

17 Feb 2017

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) has welcomed the Federal Government’s latest round of funding to upgrade crucial, remote airstrips throughout Australia.

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RFDS Drought Wellbeing Service: Cultivating wellbeing through the seasons

09 Jan 2017

In April 2015, the RFDS was tasked with delivering wellbeing support into rural communities impacted by one of the worst droughts in decades. Drought Wellbeing Service Coordinator, Allira Power explains how the service has been received and what comes next for those hit hardest.

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