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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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2018 Local Heroes Announced

15 May 2018

Nine local heroes from each of Queensland's nine RFDS bases have been announced.

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Lexie in hospital

A catastrophic accident that changed Lexie's life forever

26 Apr 2018

At just 18-years old, Lexie, a young women from Townsville had a truly horrific accident while enjoying her first work experience at one of the remotest spots in Australia.

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Ridewest on a journey from Brisbane to Longreach

23 Apr 2018

Ridewest riders have begun their 1237km journey from Brisbane to Longreach. The team have nearly raised $1 000 000 for the RFDS mental health service since their first ride in 2010.

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A Royal visit for our Cairns base

A Royal visit for our Cairns base

10 Apr 2018

King Charles unveils the name of the newest addition to the Queensland Fleet. A call to Gilberton Station gives the King insight into the families that it will service.

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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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