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RFDS responds to helicopter crash victims at Red Centre

18 Jan 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) undertook the aeromedical retrieval of four people on-board a helicopter when it crashed last night (17 January) near Yulara, close to Uluru in the Northern Territory.

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Footballer Tai Martin-Page

RFDS Airlifts Footballer Tai Martin-Page

11 Jan 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has retrieved NTFL player Tai Martin-Page following a collision that dislocated his spine between the sixth and seventh vertebrae during a football match on Saturday.

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S. Kidman & Co joins ‘ground crew’ as major sponsor

14 Dec 2017

RFDS Central Operations has announced the launch of a major partnership with outback icon and one of the nation’s largest beef producers, S. Kidman & Co.

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Elders staff with RFDS aircraft VH FXW

Elders partnership takes off

24 Nov 2017

Agribusiness Elders has announced the launch of a major sponsorship of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Central Operations. The new partnership was launched today at the RFDS’ aeromedical base at Adelaide Airport.

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RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility wins Brolga Award

RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility wins Brolga Award

12 Nov 2017

The RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility is proud to be a 2017 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Award recipient after winning the coveted New Tourism Business Award on 11 November.

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Burnt out truck following fire at Marree

Team effort saves lives

20 Oct 2017

A truck driver made a lucky escape when his vehicle went up in flames in South Australia’s Birdsville Track.

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RFDS and RAAF practice landing on Nullarbor Plain

Highway Highlight

18 Oct 2017

A perfect touchdown - highway style

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Mungerannie burns victim

RFDS retrieves critical ‘bore’ burns victim from the Birdsville Track

15 Sep 2017

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has retrieved an Adelaide man who suffered severe burns after falling into a hot artesian bore near Mungerannie in the South Australian outback.

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Red CentreNATS

RFDS responds to Red CentreNATS burns victims

05 Sep 2017

The RFDS played a key role in the mass emergency response following a car explosion at the Red CentreNATS event in Alice Springs on Sunday.

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