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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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NAIDOC Week 2022

07 Jul 2022

Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up! is the theme this NAIDOC Week (3-10 July) and Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) Recognised Mental Health Counsellor Joseph Oui is encouraging everyone to do just that.

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The Flying Doctor celebrates 50 years in Cairns

01 Jul 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is celebrating 50 years since the opening of the RFDS Cairns Base. From humble beginnings, the Base is now one of the largest in Australia, helping thousands of people in Far North Queensland every year.

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Rockhampton Airport gives back to the Flying Doctor

29 Jun 2022

Rockhampton Airport has presented the RFDS with a cheque for more than $123,000 to help the Flying Doctor continue to deliver life-saving care across the region.

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How you can help light up runways for the Flying Doctor

28 Jun 2022

The RFDS is calling for donations towards its Guiding Lights Appeal to help fund the distribution of new airstrip lanterns.

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Roma Saleyards to raise funds for the Flying Doctor

24 Jun 2022

The Maranoa Council is set to donate 50 per cent of the live weight and open auction selling fees received for each head of cattle sold at the upcoming Roma Saleyards Store Sale.

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10-year partnership with Queensland Health

RFDS welcomes 10-year partnership with Queensland Government

03 Jun 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) (Queensland Section) today welcomed an extra $334 million 10-year commitment from the Queensland Government, to continue delivering essential services to regional, rural and remote Queensland.

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RFDS congratulates Her Majesty on Platinum Jubilee

02 Jun 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service congratulates and pays respect to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee - marking 70 years of dedicated service to Australia and the Commonwealth.

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RFDS delivers first baby born in Richmond in 15 years

RFDS helps deliver first baby born in Richmond in 15 years

26 May 2022

Jess Harvey was 35 weeks pregnant when she awoke in the middle of the night with contractions at home, two hours from her nearest town. The RFDS was soon called to assist, and not long after baby Darby arrived.

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