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Woolworths customers raise life-saving funds for the Flying Doctor

16 Aug 2022

Woolworths customers have donated more than $170,000 to the Royal Flying Doctor Service at their local check-outs.

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Supporting the future of Queenslanders

13 May 2022

Dr Shauna Taylor is a Flying Doctor legend — in more ways than one. Working for the RFDS, she spends countless hours saving lives and caring for people, Through a gift in her Will, Dr Shauna will also have a lasting and life-changing impact to Queenslanders in regional, rural and remote areas.

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Watch behind-the-scenes of one of our primary health care teams

Watch our Flying Doctor team at work

03 May 2022

Ever wondered what it would be like to spend a day with the Flying Doctor as a pilot, nurse or doctor? Watch this behind-the-scenes glimpse of the extraordinary work our frontline teams do, day in, day out.

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Chae in cockpit

Local boy’s dream of touring RFDS comes true

03 May 2022

With the dream of living in the outback when he grows up, Chae first learned of the Flying Doctor when the service saved his uncle’s life, after the man was bitten by a deadly snake on a fishing trip.

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Paul and Lesley share their stories about the RFDS

Providing vital care to those who need it most

22 Apr 2022

Stradbroke Station Manger, Paul Woods and Queensland Health Nurse, Lesley De Landelles, share their stories about how the Flying Doctor delivered vital care in a life-threatening event.

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QCoal invess in innovative RFDS pilot training

QCoal Foundation invests in innovative RFDS pilot training

18 Mar 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) today welcomed a new $3 million commitment from QCoal Foundation for a new world-class aviation training facility in Bundaberg.

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RFDS Queensland Hero announced

2021 RFDS Queensland Hero announced

10 Mar 2022

Kate and Justin Boshammer have been crowned the 2021 RFDS Queensland Hero after turning their unimaginable grief into life-changing fundraising efforts to help others.

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Celebrating the Flying Doctor's first female pilot

Celebrating our first female Flying Doctor pilot

22 Feb 2022

A pioneer in her field, Beth joined the RFDS in 1958 and enjoyed a rewarding career with the Flying Doctor that spanned almost 30 years.

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The French family at Gilberton Station

Thank God for the Flying Doctor

10 Feb 2022

The French family has lived on Gilberton Station, in Far North Queensland, for more than 150 years. They say they wouldn't be able to live in such a remote location and do what they love if it weren't for the Flying Doctor.

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