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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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Meet Maddison

13 Nov 2019

Maddison has flown with the Flying Doctor five times.

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New partnership to improve mental health in Gulf region

01 Nov 2019

Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) is partnering with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) in a new program that will boost mental health in Queensland’s Gulf region, following the devastating floods there in early 2019.

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A day in the life of the Outback Mental Health Team

11 Oct 2019

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Rotary E-Club and RFDS partnership continues to flourish

11 Oct 2019

Another year of dedicated support from the Rotary E-Club NextGen for The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) has seen an amazing $18,710 raised. Our strong bond based on mutual values of service to rural and remote Australia continues!

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How Alfred Traeger gave the outback its voice

27 Sep 2019

In the mid 1920’s Alfred Traeger invented the pedal powered radio, revolutionising communication in the outback. The invention was integral to the founding of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, but it wasn't his only invention and he was just as innovative at home as he was in his factory.

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Jemena joins RFDS Queensland Section as corporate supporter

17 Sep 2019

Further strengthening its connection to rural and regional Queensland, leading Australian energy company Jemena has become an official corporate supporter of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) with a generous donation of $30,000.

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How to ask R U OK?

13 Sep 2019

Every year on R U OK? Day, we’re reminded to check in with those around us to find out how they’re feeling. Asking the question seems like a simple act, but it can be one of the hardest to ask. Mental health clinical team leader for Far North Queensland, Jos Middleton has a few pointers to share

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Clare's story

27 Aug 2019

Medical emergencies don't wait for good weather. Five-year-old Clare discovered this first-hand when her appendix threatened to rupture during one of the worst floods in North Queensland history.

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