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RFDS powers the Territory with purpose-built aeromedical jet

22 Jul 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Central Operations has unveiled its $14 million purpose-built aeromedical jet dedicated to improving and saving the lives of all Territorians.

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RFDS honours former CEO

29 Apr 2019

The purpose-built aeromedical jet, the RFDS Medi-Jet 24, has been dedicated to John Lynch, former CEO, RFDS Central Operations

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Saving lives at remote surf beach

04 Apr 2019

When most people think 'remote', images of red-dirt, blue-sky readily come to mind, but not by the Flying Doctor who extended its 'mantle of safety' to the white sand-blue waters of one of the country's most sought-after surf beaches.

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Flying Doctor launches new aircraft and Major Sponsor

03 Apr 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Central Operations (serving SA/NT) today unveiled a brand new ‘flying intensive care unit’ which will join the fleet, and announced a new major sponsor in South Australian-based oil and gas producer Beach Energy Limited.

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“I thought I had a blood nose… I needed emergency brain surgery!”

20 Feb 2019

Brooke suffered multiple fractures to her skull, requiring emergency brain surgery over 2,000 kilometres away in Adelaide.

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Roadstrip Retrieval

05 Feb 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) is undertaking the aeromedical retrieval of a man following a motorcycle accident on the Eyre Highway this afternoon.

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Fleurieu Peninsula volunteers raise $20,000 for Flying Doctor

16 Nov 2018

A committed group of Fleurieu Peninsula volunteers has presented a $20,000 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 $230,000 since their establishment in 2004.

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Alice Springs volunteers raise $50,000 for Flying Doctor

14 Nov 2018

A committed group of Alice Springs volunteers has presented a $50,000 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 $2 million over the past 30 years.

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11:45pm Operations Coordination - 24 hours with the Flying Doctor

13 Nov 2018

The Operations Coordination team work 24/7, managing around 150 phone calls each day.

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