RFDS Cairns Ball

Celebrating our first RFDS Cairns Ball

14 Jun 2024

More than 250 guests from Cairns and Far North Queensland dressed in their best to celebrate the Flying Doctor and the resilience of the community following the floods.

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A day in the life – John Hannan

24 Jan 2019

For Cairns Mental Health Clinical Practitioner, John Hannan, no two days in his line of work are ever the same. Flexibility and spontaneity are required to ensure every client seen is helped. This is a day in the life of John Hannan.

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A Christmas Blessing

24 Jan 2019

The RFDS was delighted after being chosen as the charity of choice for the 2018 ABC Christmas Appeal. However, the sheer amount of support we received far surpassed our expectations.

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Georgia's fight for life

11 Jan 2019

Every parent’s worst fear is something happening to their child, and for parents of 11-year-old Georgia they faced this reality almost two years ago.

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A Jill of all trades

31 Oct 2018

The people I work with and the rural and remote Australians I meet are truly inspirational. The local people are always so grateful for our help and are very supportive of the RFDS. I love what I do.

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RACGP Accreditation Achieved

31 Oct 2018

Residents of North, West and South-West Queensland will now have even greater piece of mind when seeing their Royal Flying Doctor Service GP after all three traditional RFDS Bases – Mount Isa, Charleville and Cairns – received a national award of accreditation from AGPAL

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RFDS (Queensland Section) Pilot Shane Wise

A Wise choice of careers

23 Oct 2018

"I was at a point in my life where I just knew IT consulting was not what I wanted to do anymore, so I thought … how about I do something I have always wanted and become a pilot?"

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Sam's got the need; the need for speed!

06 Sep 2018

I have flown with the RFDS as a patient, and now to be able to work on the other side of the organisation is extremely humbling.

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Get to know Emma Wex

24 Aug 2018

One day you may be tasked to a woman in pre-term labour, the next day you could be attending a car roll over.

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