Your Flying Doctor has its arms stretched out wide for Australians – not only in an emergency but for 'whole of life' care. 

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RFDS Central Operations Aeromedical Retrieval

Meet Dr James

Dr James Padley sees first-hand how families and communities rally in times of emergency. He is part of the Flying Doctor crew airlifting more than 9,000 South Australians and Northern Territorians every year.

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Primary Health Care RFDS Central Operations

Meet Kirsty

Raising four kids, two litters of puppies and 5,500 head of cattle on more than 8,000sq km of pastoral property adds up to a remarkable life for Kirsty and Cameron Williams, RFDS clients living on The Peake Station in SA's Far North.

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Oral Health Care RFDS Central Operations

Meet Monica

In the NT community of Kintore, RFDS dentists are known as "Katiti Doctors" – Tooth Doctors. Monica Robinson is one of Kintore's community leaders helping to bring best-practice oral health care to the bush.

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Mental Health RFDS Central Operations

Meet Justine

Mental Health Clinician Justine Cooney helps remote residents access short-term assistance during tough times and longer-term support to manage conditions like anxiety and depression.

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Midwifery RFDS Central Operations

Meet Louise

As her young family grows, so does Louise Kohler's connection with RFDS Midwives. Louise's home is Mt Sarah Station, located 75km north of Oodnadatta, SA – "Australia's hottest town".

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Vaccination Clinics RFDS Central Operations

Meet Richard

By day, Richard runs the petrol station at Glendambo, a busy pitstop on the Stuart Highway. Visiting an RFDS pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic saves him an eight-hour round trip.

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