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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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94 years young

94 years young

18 May 2022

As the Flying Doctor marks 94 years in the air this week, veteran Queensland grazier Trevor Saal is also preparing to celebrate his 94th lap around the sun.

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Indigenous artist draws attention to mental health and wellbeing

Indigenous artist draws attention to mental health and wellbeing

17 May 2022

Sixteen-year-old Indigenous artist Wudarabin Snider from Cooktown is helping the Flying Doctor to empower communities to prioritise their mental health.

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Win VIP tickets to the sold-out Big Red Bash

Win VIP tickets to the sold-out Big Red Bash

17 May 2022

To celebrate the Flying Doctor's 94-year anniversary, the RFDS (Queensland Section) has launched a money can't buy outback experience — including a flight aboard an RFDS aircraft and VIP tickets to the sold-out Big Red Bash in Birdsville.

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Watch behind-the-scenes of one of our primary health care teams

Watch our Flying Doctor team at work

03 May 2022

Ever wondered what it would be like to spend a day with the Flying Doctor as a pilot, nurse or doctor? Watch this behind-the-scenes glimpse of the extraordinary work our frontline teams do, day in, day out.

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Chae in cockpit

Local boy’s dream of touring RFDS comes true

03 May 2022

With the dream of living in the outback when he grows up, Chae first learned of the Flying Doctor when the service saved his uncle’s life, after the man was bitten by a deadly snake on a fishing trip.

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Paul and Lesley share their stories about the RFDS

Providing vital care to those who need it most

22 Apr 2022

Stradbroke Station Manger, Paul Woods and Queensland Health Nurse, Lesley De Landelles, share their stories about how the Flying Doctor delivered vital care in a life-threatening event.

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QCoal invess in innovative RFDS pilot training

QCoal Foundation invests in innovative RFDS pilot training

18 Mar 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) today welcomed a new $3 million commitment from QCoal Foundation for a new world-class aviation training facility in Bundaberg.

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RFDS Queensland Hero announced

2021 RFDS Queensland Hero announced

10 Mar 2022

Kate and Justin Boshammer have been crowned the 2021 RFDS Queensland Hero after turning their unimaginable grief into life-changing fundraising efforts to help others.

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