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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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2020 RFDS Local Hero Award recipients announced

17 Nov 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) has announced nine regional 2020 RFDS Local Hero Award winners – each representing one of its base locations.

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Baby Zac onboard an RFDS aircraft

Help babies like Zac this Christmas

14 Nov 2020

It should have been the happiest day, but it turned into a nightmare for Shane, Jemma and baby Zac.

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RFDS pilot Nick Tully

Bright idea puts safety first for Flying Doctor night landings

11 Nov 2020

Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) pilots have gone back to basics to ensure remote and private airstrips are adequately lit for night landings.

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Wudarabin Snider's winning entry in an Indigenous Creative Art Competition staged by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section).

Creativity supporting mental health and wellbeing

09 Nov 2020

Inspired by her ancestors, wildlife and bush tucker, 15-year-old Wudarabin Snider from Cooktown has produced the winning design in an Indigenous Creative Art Competition staged by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS).

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RFDS (Queensland Section) secure new 10-year inter-hospital transfer partnership

Queensland Government signs new partnership with Royal Flying Doctor Service

27 Oct 2020

The Queensland Government has secured world-class aeromedical care for Queenslanders through a new 10-year inter-hospital transfer partnership with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS).

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RFDS (Queensland Section) Pilot Mick Porfiri in the flight simulator

New RFDS pilots complete simulator training

23 Oct 2020

Eight new Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) pilots, five of whom were displaced from commercial airlines during the pandemic, have now completed simulator training on the Sunshine Coast.

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Launch of face-to-face fundraising

14 Oct 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) has this week launched its face-to-face fundraising campaign.

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The full reach of Flying Doctor care

14 Oct 2020

For a pregnant, first time mother moving to remote north west Queensland, the importance of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) could not have been more evident for Ebony Robertson.

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