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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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RFDS most reputable charity for sixth year running

05 Dec 2016

Trust in Australian charities is at its highest level in years with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) named Australia's most reputable charity for the sixth year in a row in the 2016 Charity Reputation Index.

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New flying intensive care unit dedicated

18 Nov 2016

A 'new flying intensive care unit' has been dedicated for emergency aeromedical service for the Royal Flying Doctor Service in communities in South and Central Australia.

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Michael Penno and Stephen Daniel

Holiday turns to deadly threat

07 Nov 2016

A severe attack of stomach pain in the middle of the night while on an outback holiday put Stephen Daniel in a deadly race against time to survive - if only he had known it.

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Oral health a must in the bush

07 Nov 2016

An RFDS remote oral health clinic has given kids living in the bush a lesson on how to look after their teeth and a timely dental examination by a group of final year University of Adelaide dental students.

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Adelaide Base begins new era for RFDS

21 Oct 2016

The $19 million new Adelaide Base heralds the beginning of a new era for RFDS Central Operations as it delivers 24/7 emergency retrieval services, inter-hospital transfers and primary health care services to all South Australians.

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June Gugger and Debbie Adams

Dedicated volunteers honoured

19 Oct 2016

Five extraordinary RFDS volunteers have been honoured for their dedication and long service in fundraising and promoting the RFDS in their local communities.

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OZ Outback Odyssey raises $146,000

15 Aug 2016

A gruelling rally by a fleet of 24 cars more than 30 years old has wound its way through outback South Australia and Queensland in the OZ Outback Odyssey raising an amazing $146,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS).

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Darwin Tourist Facility

Two icons for the Top End

15 Aug 2016

Two iconic Australian stories are told together in the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Tourist Facility on Darwin's historic Stokes Hill Wharf. The story of the 1942 bombing of Darwin and the story of the RFDS are told using the latest virtual reality and holographic technology.

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