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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Tour Down Under 2023

Flying Doctor provides 'moto medics' for Tour Down Under

20 Feb 2023

The Flying Doctor was proud to support the first event of the UCI World Tour calendar, the 2023 Tour Down Under in a medical support capacity.

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Order of Australia honours for Flying Doctor friends

Order of Australia honours for Flying Doctor friends

16 Feb 2023

A former RFDS remote area nurse and three long-serving volunteers were named in this year’s honours.

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Bay to Birdwood

Shows of support: February 2023 fundraising recap

16 Feb 2023

From rocking out to live music in the Flinders Ranges, to frocking up in Adelaide, check out some of the latest and upcoming RFDS fundraisers and events.

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Australia's Most Reputable Charity 2022

Trust is everything for ‘Australia’s Most Reputable Charity’

15 Feb 2023

The RFDS was recently recognised as Australia’s Most Reputable Charity in the Australian Charity Reputation (RepTrak®) Index.

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Flying Doctor to establish health hub at William Creek

Flying Doctor to establish health hub at William Creek

02 Feb 2023

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is set to establish a permanent healthcare clinic in the South Australian outback tourism town of William Creek.

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SA Governor visits RFDS Adelaide Base

SA Governor's inaugural visit to RFDS

07 Dec 2022

Her Excellency, The Honourable Frances Adamson AC, Governor of South Australia, paid her first visit to the RFDS this week.

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RFDS Share the Dignity

‘Dignity Drive’ hits the skies for remote NT communities

29 Nov 2022

More than 1,000 packages of period products have been delivered to women in remote communities, as part of the RFDS’s pilot initiative with Share the Dignity in the Northern Territory.

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RFDS patient Alex Lawrie

Chopper crash comeback: Alex's story

23 Nov 2022

Alex Lawrie was just months into his dream job as a helicopter pilot in the NT, when an afternoon scenic flight went horribly wrong. Hear directly from Alex, as he shares his dramatic story.

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