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Graphic: Flying Doctor to establish health hub at William Creek

Flying Doctor to establish health hub at William Creek

02 Feb 2023

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is set to establish a permanent healthcare clinic in the South Australian outback tourism town of William Creek.

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SA Governor visits RFDS Adelaide Base

SA Governor's inaugural visit to RFDS

07 Dec 2022

Her Excellency, The Honourable Frances Adamson AC, Governor of South Australia, paid her first visit to the RFDS this week.

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RFDS Share the Dignity

‘Dignity Drive’ hits the skies for remote NT communities

29 Nov 2022

More than 1,000 packages of period products have been delivered to women in remote communities, as part of the RFDS’s pilot initiative with Share the Dignity in the Northern Territory.

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RFDS patient Alex Lawrie

Chopper crash comeback: Alex's story

23 Nov 2022

Alex Lawrie was just months into his dream job as a helicopter pilot in the NT, when an afternoon scenic flight went horribly wrong. Hear directly from Alex, as he shares his dramatic story.

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RFDS patient Stefan Kosak

Explorer's narrow escape: Stefan's story

23 Nov 2022

After being airlifted to safety by the Flying Doctor, Adelaide retiree Stefan Kosak was told by surgeons that he was just “one millimetre off dead.” Read Stefan's story.

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RFDS Mental Health First Aid training

Mental health training meets the outback

23 Nov 2022

The RFDS recently launched Mental Health First Aid training for remote communities, providing practical skills for outback residents and workers to support family and friends.

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RFDS Oceans to Outback

Oceans to Outback: RFDS national fundraiser generates more than $1 million

22 Nov 2022

More than 5,700 eager Australians participated in Oceans to Outback, the RFDS’s very first national fundraising fitness challenge. You won't believe how much was raised and the distance covered!

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RFDS Pilatus PC-12 VH-FVF

Remembering Frank England OAM

21 Nov 2022

The RFDS extends its deepest condolences to the family of one of the Flying Doctor's most dedicated supporters, Mr Frank England OAM.

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Christmas Gift RFDS

‘Donate’ a Christmas gift that saves lives

17 Nov 2022

Are you looking for a great Christmas solution for that hard-to-buy-for person? Donate a Christmas gift that saves lives this Christmas.

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