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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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Qantas is set to celebrate 100 years since the first mail flight

10 Oct 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) celebrates its proud history with Qantas, as the commercial airline celebrates 100 years of passenger flying.

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Emma Jackson announced as RFDS Queensland Hero

2022 Queensland Hero announced

07 Oct 2022

Emma Jackson has been crowned the 2022 RFDS Queensland Hero after her quick thinking and never-give-up spirit helped save her friend's life.

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Brisbane Airport: Queensland's link to life-saving care

06 Oct 2022

Last year alone, more than 4,250 patients from 63 locations across Queensland passed through Brisbane Airport with the Flying Doctor.

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A partnership to last a long road

05 Oct 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) celebrates a 10-year-long partnership with The Webster Family, who own and operate Kangaroo Bus Lines in Brisbane’s north.

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Making time for mental health this headspace Day

05 Oct 2022

headspace Cairns encourages young people to slow down and take time to prioritise their mental health.

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RFDS near and far auxiliary accepting a $40,000 cheque

RFDS Near and Far Voluntary Auxiliary raises $40,000 for the Flying Doctor

27 Sep 2022

The RFDS Cairns Base has welcomed a large donation from the RFDS Near and Far Voluntary Auxiliary as a result of numerous activities and events ranging from field days and raffles through to a monster Cent Sale.

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RFDS Dental Service brightens smiles in Mount Isa

26 Sep 2022

The Royal Flying Doctor Service’s fully equipped mobile dental surgery has been on the ground in Mount Isa to provide free oral healthcare treatments.

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The bright orange tractor taking the nation by storm

21 Sep 2022

At just 18 years old, Sam Hughes, or as he is affectionately known, ‘The Travelling Jackeroo’, set out to travel Australia - decking out an unmissable bright orange 1957 Chamberlain 9G tractor to raise vital funds for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section).

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