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RFDS (Queensland Section) receives generous donation from Roma Saleyards

30 May 2023

The RFDS (Queensland Section) is extremely grateful to the Roma Saleyards and Maranoa Regional Council for their support from another great charity cattle sale this year.

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Health students to gain world class training & experience thanks to new agreement

22 Mar 2019

Today, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) and Towards International Medical Equality (TIME) organisation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support long-term rural and regional career pathways by helping students to gain invaluable experience.

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Future female pilots take-off with the Royal Flying Doctor Service

15 Mar 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) are teaming up with STEM engagement specialists She Maps to give young women the opportunity to be drone pilots for the day. The high-flyers will be introduced to engineering and aviation, encouraging them to explore a career with the RFDS.

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Local Hero 2019 launch

15 Mar 2019

Nominations open tomorrow across Queensland for the Royal Flying Doctor Service’s Local Hero Awards. Now in its fourth year, the award calls out and congratulates those community members who have rolled up their sleeves, put out their hands or stowed away their fears to help in an emergency.

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QCoal Foundation furthers RFDS mental health support for North and Western Queensland communities

12 Mar 2019

QCoal Foundation has granted the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) $25,000 funding to support the mental health of North and Western Queensland communities after the devastation of the recent unprecedented flooding.

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Taking Flight: Vicki Harrison, Pilot, Townsville

06 Mar 2019

“Even though mum passed away in 2008, I knew she would have been thrilled that I was combining medicine and aviation. With her work as a nurse and love of flying, she had always wanted to work with the RFDS.”

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Flying Doctor celebrates local cattle farmer’s contribution to the health of his fellow Queenslander

01 Mar 2019

Former Banana Shire cattle Farmer Ray Grace is a generous supporter of Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) & we'd like to say thank you!

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Mobile Dental Unit Training session

13 Feb 2019

On the 9th of November 2018, Corinne Millard, Nurse Educator from Rockhampton, delivered basic life support training at the mobile dental unit, based in Sapphire.

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Around the clock mental health support for flood affected Queenslanders

13 Feb 2019

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