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Graphic: Garvina Lui, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Apprentice at RFDS

Garvina is engineering a future to be proud of

30 Nov 2022

Garvina Lui is forging her career as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Apprentice based in Cairns – combining her passion for engineering and the ability to help people.

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RFDS welcomes funding for new Mount Isa Base

14 Oct 2022

The RFDS will receive more than $6.9 million towards its new Mount Isa Base from the Queensland Government’s Resources Community Infrastructure Fund.

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Manager of Outback Mental Health Services, Tim Driscoll, is pictured smiling on a blue background. Next to Tim is white text and a quote.

Five Minutes With… Mental Health

14 Oct 2022

For over 25 years, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) has been providing expert Mental Health and Wellbeing Services to people in rural and remote communities across Queensland.

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11 year old, Eliza, is pictured next to pilot, Elliot Johnston who is being interviewed. They are seated in front of an RFDS aeroplane, smiling.

Little Charleville local shares her RFDS experience for Juiced TV

12 Oct 2022

As the daughter of an RFDS Nurse Manager, Eliza grew up knowing all about the RFDS, but when a serious accident occurred, she turned that experience into an incredible feature for Juiced TV.

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The Flying Doctor is soaring further for emotional wellbeing during Queensland Mental Health Week

12 Oct 2022

Starting conversations about mental health is the first step to developing a proactive approach to wellbeing; the second, bringing the conversations to life.

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Qantas is set to celebrate 100 years since the first mail flight

10 Oct 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) celebrates its proud history with Qantas, as the commercial airline celebrates 100 years of passenger flying.

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Emma Jackson announced as RFDS Queensland Hero

2022 Queensland Hero announced

07 Oct 2022

Emma Jackson has been crowned the 2022 RFDS Queensland Hero after her quick thinking and never-give-up spirit helped save her friend's life.

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Brisbane Airport: Queensland's link to life-saving care

06 Oct 2022

Last year alone, more than 4,250 patients from 63 locations across Queensland passed through Brisbane Airport with the Flying Doctor.

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A partnership to last a long road

05 Oct 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) celebrates a 10-year-long partnership with The Webster Family, who own and operate Kangaroo Bus Lines in Brisbane’s north.

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