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All in a day’s work: Keeping Michael alive

09 Sep 2021

When Dr Charles Ellis wakes up in the morning, he’s never quite sure what the day will hold. One day he got a call that was life or death.

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QAS stretcher donation

QAS donation reaches Flying Doctor patients right across Queensland

30 Nov 2020

A generous Christmas gift from the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) will help deliver even greater levels of care for Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) patients in rural and remote Queensland.

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Local Hero

2020 RFDS Local Hero Award recipients announced

17 Nov 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) has announced nine regional 2020 RFDS Local Hero Award winners – each representing one of its base locations.

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Baby Zac onboard an RFDS aircraft

Help babies like Zac this Christmas

14 Nov 2020

It should have been the happiest day, but it turned into a nightmare for Shane, Jemma and baby Zac.

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RFDS pilot Nick Tully

Bright idea puts safety first for Flying Doctor night landings

11 Nov 2020

Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) pilots have gone back to basics to ensure remote and private airstrips are adequately lit for night landings.

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Wudarabin Snider's winning entry in an Indigenous Creative Art Competition staged by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section).

Creativity supporting mental health and wellbeing

09 Nov 2020

Inspired by her ancestors, wildlife and bush tucker, 15-year-old Wudarabin Snider from Cooktown has produced the winning design in an Indigenous Creative Art Competition staged by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS).

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RFDS (Queensland Section) secure new 10-year inter-hospital transfer partnership

Queensland Government signs new partnership with Royal Flying Doctor Service

27 Oct 2020

The Queensland Government has secured world-class aeromedical care for Queenslanders through a new 10-year inter-hospital transfer partnership with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS).

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RFDS (Queensland Section) Pilot Mick Porfiri in the flight simulator

New RFDS pilots complete simulator training

23 Oct 2020

Eight new Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) pilots, five of whom were displaced from commercial airlines during the pandemic, have now completed simulator training on the Sunshine Coast.

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Launch of face-to-face fundraising

14 Oct 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) has this week launched its face-to-face fundraising campaign.

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