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Continuity of reconciliation through art

10 Jul 2024

Art has a unique ability to bring people together, as demonstrated during the National Reconciliation Week event hosted by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) and Queensland Cricket.

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RGS partnership

Power in partnerships for the RFDS

29 Mar 2023

Through a partnership with outdoor power equipment supplier Roy Gripske and Sons (RGS), the Flying Doctor is able to keep flying.

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RFDS launch new dental clinic livery

RFDS launch new dental clinic livery

29 Mar 2023

Through a partnership with a specialist First Nations creative team, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) is proud to launch their new look mobile dental clinic.

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Outback Queensland town becomes first to trial emergency airstrip lanterns for RFDS

Outback Queensland town becomes first to trial emergency airstrip lanterns for RFDS

11 Mar 2023

From above, Eulo looks as if it simply doesn't exist — a cluster of small buildings barely visible from the air, swallowed up by red dirt and mulga trees.

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Our Outback Explorer competition

Share a video of your adventures and win $10,000!

09 Mar 2023

Find out how you can win our Outback Explorer competition with $10,000 cash, GoPro HERO11 Black Minis and an Adventurer Rescue Swag up for grabs!

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mental health

Take some time for yourself this Valentine’s Day

07 Feb 2023

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Dr Don Bowley OAM

A warm farewell to Dr Don Bowley OAM

20 Jan 2023

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) thanks Dr Don Bowley OAM for his dedicated contribution as a Doctor at the Mount Isa Base for more than 26 years.

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A life-saving phone call

A life-saving phone call

03 Jan 2023

Jess and Tim Alford knew their eldest son Nick, was not well but had no reason to be overly concerned. Being hours away from a health clinic or hospital, Jess made a routine phone call to the Flying Doctor just to be safe. It was that phone call that saved four-year-old Nick’s life.

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Dream career takes flight

Dream career takes flight

01 Jan 2023

From his earliest experience learning to fly, Elliott Johnston had only one dream – to work for the Flying Doctor. Determination and commitment – and an enduring passion to help people – has led to a dream come true for Senior Base Pilot, Elliott.

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