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New AEDs to enhance RFDS Medical Chests

16 May 2018

The RFDS will be supplying life-saving Automatic External Defibrillator (AEDs) to 80 remote communities and stations thanks to the generosity of employees at Australia’s leading life insurer TAL.

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RFDS Celebrates 90 Years

15 May 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service today celebrates 90 years of savings lives.

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John Lynch to retire as CEO of RFDS Central Operations

09 May 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Central Operations Chief Executive Officer (CEO) John Lynch and the Board have agreed upon his retirement from his role in December 2018.

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RFDS airlifts two injured tourists from outback SA

16 Mar 2018

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) undertook the aeromedical retrieval of two injured tourists following a car accident on the Oodnadatta Track in the state’s Far North last night.

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RFDS Flies Queen's Baton ahead of Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

01 Mar 2018

The RFDS was honoured to fly the Queen’s Baton to the remote Aboriginal community of Hermannsburg, 125 kilometres west of Alice Springs, marking the start of its time in the Northern Territory ahead of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

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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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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 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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