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Flying Doctor lifeline to station life

16 Nov 2020

Lying on a claypan after being flung from a motorbike on the Clifton Hills Station in the far north-east corner of South Australia, station manager Peter Nunn knew the RFDS was on the way.

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New service helps locals smile

16 Nov 2020

As COVID-19 restrictions temporarily closed dental services across the nation, the RFDS worked on opening a new one in outback SA.

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Outback Ordeal

16 Nov 2020

Young Jackeroo Tommy was struck down by illness and was a very long way from the help he needed.

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IGA add piece to the fundraising puzzle

16 Nov 2020

Independent Grocers of Australia stores are putting the pieces together for a strong November fundraising campaign for the RFDS.

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Technology to support better health

16 Nov 2020

Digital patient medical bags will soon arm the Flying Doctor with lifesaving technological support for patients in rural and remote Australia, thanks to a generous donation from Mrs Gina Rinehart and the Rinehart Medical Foundation.

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Senex gives one million reasons to celebrate

16 Nov 2020

Valued corporate partner Senex Energy has extended its support for the RFDS Central Operations to $1 million with a further three-year major sponsorship.

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Winning horse fills Flying Doctor cup

15 Nov 2020

When Irish galloper Twilight Payment crossed the finish line first in this year’s Melbourne Cup the RFDS won its own $50,000 prize via its volunteer support group on Kangaroo Island.

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Mother-daughter artists create First Nation art for Flying Doctor

09 Nov 2020

Artwork created by South Australian Aboriginal artists Kelly Taylor and her daughter T’keyah Ware has been unveiled in a new range of RFDS uniforms to reflect our role in supporting remote communities.

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Signature Flying Doctor artwork launches NAIDOC Week

08 Nov 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Central Operations has partnered with two South Australian Aboriginal artists to launch a major artwork and uniform piece inspired by the remote communities it serves.

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