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Graphic: RFDS near and far auxiliary accepting a $40,000 cheque

RFDS Near and Far Voluntary Auxiliary raises $40,000 for the Flying Doctor

27 Sep 2022

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flight nurse justine powell queensland

A nurse's life in the sky

08 Aug 2021

From finding a career to finding love, in her 20 years with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) Nurse Manager Justine Powell has quite a few interesting tales to tell.

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$20 note with John Flynn on it.

The little-known history of the $20 note

07 Aug 2021

There's a good change you've got a $20 in your wallet right now, but not many know the real story behind the man on the red note. His name is John Flynn and it all started back in 1917.

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sam bruce works on place apprentice engineer

From patient to RFDS apprentice engineer

06 Aug 2021

As a baby Sam Bruce was rushed to Brisbane, now he's on the other side of the spectrum, working as an apprentice for the RFDS (Queensland Section).

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Flight Nurse Jacinta Jones helps outback patients

Drama in the outback

28 Jul 2021

From lost and injured station hands, to heart attacks and mid-air births, there is no such thing as a typical workday for RFDS (Queensland Section) Flight Nurse Jacinta Jones.

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RFDS helps muster up the courage to discuss mental health

RFDS helps muster up the courage to discuss mental health

20 Jul 2021

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) recently teamed up with renowned working dog trainer Steve Elliott to deliver a unique mental health workshop for the people of western Queensland.

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RFDS crews deliver COVID-19 vaccine to rural and remote communities

RFDS crews deliver COVID-19 vaccine to rural and remote communities

15 Jul 2021

Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) primary health care staff have now delivered more than 1,200 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to rural and remote communities.

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The Travelling Jackaroo

Sam Hughes: The Travelling Jackaroo

14 Jul 2021

18-year-old, Sam Hughes is on the adventure of a lifetime, travelling around Australia in a 1957 Chamberlain 9G tractor to raise funds for the RFDS (Queensland Section).

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Funding announced for new RFDS Townsville Base

Funding announced for new RFDS Townsville Base

09 Jul 2021

The Australian Government has announced a $15 million funding contribution for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) Townsville base expansion as part of the Townsville City Deal.

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