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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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Supporting the future of Queenslanders

01 Sep 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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RFDS helping Queenslanders prepare for the unexpected

25 Aug 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has joined forces with an iconic Queensland brand of world-leading first aid kits.

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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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2022 RFDS Local Hero Award winners announced

09 Aug 2022

From selfless volunteers and fundraisers to first responders and healthcare advocates, the Royal Flying Doctor Service has announced its regional Local Hero Award winners for 2022.

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Dental Health Week: Make your smile a priority

01 Aug 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is reminding Queenslanders about the importance of oral health for overall wellbeing.

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How the RFDS saved a life and changed a career

29 Jul 2022

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare. Their newborn baby is desperately ill and the critical medical care they need is hundreds of miles away. Cue the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

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3 men are standing in front of an RFDS aircraft. Liane's father is on the right hand-side leaning against the plane. The image is in black and white.

Following in her father’s footsteps

21 Jul 2022

Western Queenslander Liane Spencer has a lifelong connection with The Flying Doctor, working as the Charleville Base Manager, metres away from the hangar that her father serviced RFDS aircrafts for more than 30 years.

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22 years and $17m of support for life-saving services

15 Jul 2022

Ergon Energy Retail and its customers have raised more than $17 million for the RFDS in Queensland over the past 22 years.

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