Brought back to life... twice

Brought back to life... twice: Colleen's story

24 May 2024

Richard Elliott thought he’d lost the love of his life when his partner Colleen Pickering’s heart stopped not once, but twice, in the middle of the night – in the middle of the outback.

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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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Senex $1m support to Royal Flying Doctor Service

23 Oct 2020

Senex Energy has extended its total commitment to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Central Operations to $1 million with a further three-year major sponsorship.

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Flying across a pandemic to save lives

22 Oct 2020

As Australians began grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic shutting down the nation earlier this year, the RFDS donned protective masks and kept in the air to save lives.

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Supporting our communities

22 Oct 2020

When the COVID pandemic grounded commercial flights earlier this year, the Flying Doctor stepped up to transport patients, medical specialists, pathology tests throughout Australia's central corridor.

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Bay to Birdwood and the RFDS historic cars

24 Sep 2020

Iconic 1920s images showing the Royal Flying Doctor Service’s founder traversing the outback in a battered Dodge Buckboard are inspiring the restoration of two vintage cars in South Australia.

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Bay to Birdwood

18 Sep 2020

The 2020 Bay to Birdwood is proud to announce that the RFDS is this year's Charity Partner! Donate Now!

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A gift from the heart

01 Sep 2020

The Flying Doctor recently visited Kangaroo Island to give back to a community in recovery from this summer's devastating bushfires.

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