The RFDS in TAS
What we do in Tasmania
RFDS Tasmania supports the aeromedical service and reaches out to communities to deliver a broad range of primary health care services and community projects to benefit all Tasmanians.
In Tasmania, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) South Eastern Section works in partnership with Ambulance Tasmania to fill the vital role in the delivery of essential health care services by supplying the state's fixed wing air ambulance.
The RFDS operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide Tasmanians with services which include emergency trauma evacuations and inter-hospital transfers to take patients to the specialist care they need.Our services
Right as Rain
Royal Flying Doctor Service Tasmania is working with existing services and community partners to improve health outcomes by focusing on health promotion, prevention and early detection. Right as Rain has been developed to address the specific health needs of individual communities.Support Us
Latest news stories
New rural primary health services announced20 Dec 2016
Primary Health Tasmania has commissioned the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Tasmania and a consortium of local Government Councils to deliver improved health outcomes in the municipalities of Dorset, Break O’Day, George Town and Flinders Island.Read full story
Flying Doctor scholarships provide a flying start for Tasmanian students23 Nov 2016
Six Tasmanian students have won prestigious scholarships to work with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) in Outback Australia. The presentation of their awards will be held at the RFDS Launceston Base, Western Junction on Thursday 24 November at 10.00 am.Read full story