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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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Cliff Packham - RFDS cardiac arrest on fishing trip

A fishing trip which could have been his last

23 Mar 2018

We'd been fishing all morning. I can't even blame the fact that I was fighting a big fish and it put strain on me. There was no pain, no shortness of breath, nothing at all. It just came straight out of the blue.

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Get to know: Natasha Hodgson, Primary Health Care Nurse

16 Mar 2018

I’ve had excellent mentors during my training, and RFDS is no exception. All of the staff at RFDS have worked hard to get here and it’s great to be surrounded by such a supportive team.

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RFDS Local Hero Awards

The search is on for our hidden heroes

05 Mar 2018

The RFDS Local Hero Awards have launched across Queensland today, calling out to those community members who have rolled their sleeves up, put their hands out, or stowed away their fears in an emergency to help the Flying Doctor carry out its lifesaving work.

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CQUniversity has joined forces with Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section), signing an agreement

A partnership in education

05 Feb 2018

CQUniversity has joined forces with Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section), signing an agreement that will see collaboration and research development and placement opportunities for students.

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You're probably wondering how trekking will actually help us... Here's how

04 Feb 2018

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RFDS Drought Wellbeing Serice

You don't have to battle alone

01 Feb 2018

It's all too easy when discussing mental health in rural areas to focus on suicide rates and alarming statistics, when mental health and wellbeing is about so much more.

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Michelle Ball Royal Flying Doctor Service

A bright light in the community

01 Feb 2018

After moving to Mount Isa just over two years ago and throwing herself into the community as a way of making friends, RFDS (Queensland Section) Flight Nurse Michelle Ball, now finds herself ready to receive a remarkable honour for her involvement in the small north-western community.

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BEHIND THE SCENES: Samantha Bailey, Donor Development Officer

25 Jan 2018

The donors here are really loving and have a high respect for what we do. Everyone seems to have been touched by us in some way, and they want to show their recognition to our work

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