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Our sky-high message of thanks

14 May 2020

To mark the International Year of the Nurse & Midwife, RFDS Central Operations has taken its appreciation for its nurses sky-high.

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Flying Doctor commemorates Lt Clifford Peel

19 Sep 2018

Today the Royal Flying Doctor Service honours the legacy of a far-sighted young man named John Clifford Peel whose vision played a great part in the inspiration of the Flying Doctor.

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Sunraysia volunteers raise $15,000 for the Flying Doctor

12 Sep 2018

A committed group of Sunraysia volunteers has presented another $15,000 donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). The bi-annual donation – adding to $9,000 already donated in June this year – takes the group’s total contribution to the life-saving service to more than $645,000 since 2000.

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A metal sign featuring cut-out images of two men. Reverend John Flynn, founder of the RFDS, and Jimmy Darcy, the inspiration for Flynn's dream.

Retracing last steps of stockman who inspired Flynn's vision

31 Aug 2018

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Tatiara volunteers raise $55,000 for Flying Doctor

21 Aug 2018

A committed group of Tatiara volunteers has presented a $55,000 donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). The annual donation takes the group’s total contribution to the life-saving service to more than $480,000 over the past eighteen years.

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Adelaide volunteers raise $61,000 for Flying Doctor

16 Aug 2018

A committed group of Adelaide volunteers has presented a $61,000 donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). The annual donation takes the group’s total contribution to the life-saving service to almost $1.8 million over the past 32 years.

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Naracoorte volunteers raise $100,000 for Flying Doctor

15 Aug 2018

A committed group of Naracoorte volunteers has presented a $100,000 donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS).

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Patient on stretcher being wheeled towards RFDS aircraft by staff wearing high vis clothing

Millicent volunteers raise $24,000 for Flying Doctor

15 Aug 2018

A committed group of Millicent volunteers has presented a $24,000 donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). The annual donation takes the group’s total contribution to the life-saving service to more than $400,000 over the past twenty years.

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Close up of adult male in hospital bed. There are many wires connected to him and a tube in his mouth to help him breathe.

Lucky to be alive

14 Aug 2018

I’m very, very lucky to be alive.

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