Graphic: RFDS Eyre Highway Nullarbor Retrieval

Highway to help: Tony's story

29 Aug 2023

When Tony’s vehicle rolled off the Eyre Highway in one of the most remote areas of the country, he was trapped in his car clinging to life – needing the RFDS to land on the road to airlift him to safety.

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Flying Doctor and IGA unveil aeromedical aircraft

21 May 2019

This afternoon the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Central Operations unveiled its Independent Grocers of Australia (IGA) branded aeromedical aircraft in recognition of IGA’s new, three-year major sponsorship of the life-saving service.

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An aircraft with RFDS logo. A patient is lying on a wheeled stretcher, being pushed by a person wearing a high-visibility jacket.

When every second counts...

08 May 2019

For a baby born at just 24 weeks, there’s a 40 per cent chance that the baby will not survive.

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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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A group of people stand under a basic beach shelter. They are all smiling at the camera.

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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Two men in suits stand in front of an aircraft with a BEACH Energy logo on the side. The men are smiling.

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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A young woman smiles. She is standing next to two horses.

“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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A RFDS Pilatus PC12 aircraft

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

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