Graphic: A patient talking to an RFDS staff member on the beach.

The Flying Doctor's Mental Health Service provides $30 to $1 return

05 Jun 2023

Independent review spotlights the true social benefits of RFDS services within Cape York.

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Megan Van Wyk with her son

An unexpected early arrival

06 Dec 2022

Megan Van Wyk is a police officer in Weipa, who has had several interactions with the RFDS through her job, however, she never thought she would use the Service herself.

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Sarah Ward

From a stomach ache to emergency appendix surgery

06 Dec 2022

Rio Tinto employee, Sarah Ward, was in Brisbane for work when she started to experience stomach pains. She continued to work through it, not realising the severity. The following week she still was not feeling well, and by that following weekend, she could not walk.

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A special artwork depicting the RFDS values

A special artwork depicting the RFDS values

05 Dec 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) are pleased to share their latest artwork that has been created by teen artist, Wudarabin Snider to depict the values of the RFDS (Queensland Section).

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 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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RFDS Rescue Swag attached to a backpack

‘Tis the season for staying safe

21 Nov 2022

This festive season, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) is urging Queenslanders to prepare for the unexpected and stay safe no matter where they live, work or travel.

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Five people using shovels dig up dirt on the site of the new aviation training facility.

Sod turned on world-class RFDS Aviation Training Facility in Bundaberg

04 Nov 2022

Construction has officially begun on a new world-class aviation training facility in Bundaberg.

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Jess smiling at camera

From the footy field to fighting for life

31 Oct 2022

A photo of 22-year-old Jess taken one hour before the moment she almost died shows the rugby player looking happy and relaxed—a picture of health. It’s almost impossible to believe what happened next.

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Dr Tim Driscoll

RFDS extends wellbeing service with launch of a new Employee Assistance Program

27 Oct 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) will extend its Mental Health and Wellbeing Service with the launch of an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

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