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Tatiara volunteers raise $55,000 for Flying Doctor

15 Aug 2019

A dedicated group of Tatiara volunteers has raised $55,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the Tatiara community over the past year.

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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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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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Car #1928

OZ Outback Odyssey raises $140,000

01 Sep 2017

A gruelling rally by a convoy of 24 cars over 30 years of age has wound its way through outback South Australia and Queensland in the OZ Outback Odyssey raising an amazing $140,000 for the Flying Doctor.

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Shane Radbone

Chippie community to keep the Flying Doctor flying

20 Aug 2017

Over 1200 staff of discount variety store chain Cheap as Chips will rally together – along with their customers – over the next three years to help keep the Flying Doctor flying.

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Jimmy Darcy grave

Seeds for Flynn's flying doctor sown 100 years ago

29 Jul 2017

The seeds for John Flynn's Flying Doctor were sown 100 years ago this August with the desperate attempt to save the life of little known stockman, Jimmy Darcy, in the on of the most remote parts of Australia failed when he succumbed to injuries sustained when his horse fell whilst mustering.

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Senex extends major support of the Flying Doctor

29 May 2017

A $7 million ‘flying intensive care unit’ bearing the Senex Energy logo has been unveiled as the oil and gas company announced the renewal of its major sponsorship of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Central Operations.

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Dr Cooter and daughter

Farewell to a medical pathfinder

07 Apr 2017

A world-first discovery and years of dedication to rural health, in particular, to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), clearly defined the late Dr Robert Cooter AM as a pathfinder in rural medicine and service provision to remote communities throughout South Australia.

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Beach third place team

Beach Energy raises funds for Flying Doctor

06 Apr 2017

Beach Energy staff recognise that the RFDS could literally be a lifesaver for them or one of their workmates which is why 20 staff committed to complete the Adelaide Corporate Triathlon and raise funds for the Flying Doctor.

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