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Jamestown volunteers raise $10,000 for Flying Doctor

13 Nov 2019

A dedicated group of local volunteers has raised $10,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), representing their fundraising efforts with the support of the Jamestown community over the past year.

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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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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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