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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Mrs Gina Rinehart and the Rinehart Medical Foundation donate $6 million to the Flying Doctor

11 Apr 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) has received a $6 million donation from Mrs Gina Rinehart and the Rinehart Medical Foundation to boost its inherent capability to respond to the emergency and primary health care needs of rural and remote Australians.

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COVID-19: Message from the Chief Executive

30 Mar 2020

The dedicated team at RFDS Central Operations (serving SA/NT) continues to deliver 24-hour emergency aeromedical and essential primary health care services through these unprecedented times.

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RFDS seeking SA and NT consumer representatives

27 Feb 2020

Do you have an interest in the Royal Flying Doctor Service and the care it provides every ten minutes to someone living, working or travelling in SA and NT?

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Help close to home

26 Feb 2020

Fortunately for one Adelaide motorcyclist, the RFDS was on hand to assist very close to home.

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Desert drama

26 Feb 2020

I kept trying to convince my son he wasn't about to die. But we all thought he was.

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The bush gets in your blood

26 Feb 2020

Our newest RFDS Life Member recalls his outback memories of the Flying Doctor.

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Little helpers

24 Feb 2020

Meet Jack and Cowboy Roy – two kids doing big things for the Flying Doctor.

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Australia Day achievements

27 Jan 2020

Flying Doctor staff and volunteers were recognised in this year's Australia Day honours.

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