The RFDS in TAS

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RFDS Tasmania appeal

The first day of a child's life shouldn't be their last

10 May 2021

Zac had a difficult start to life, but your support is what keeps families like his together. Find out how you can help children like Zac

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Fundraiser for RFDS Tas

King Island rider clocks up kilometres

28 Apr 2021

Only the iconic winged logo of the Royal Flying Doctor Service on Kelly’s polo top hinted about the mission – to ride from one side to the other, then from top to bottom on the island, to raise money for RFDS Tasmania.

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Reader's Digest Most Trusted Charity

Recognition as Australia's Most Trusted Charity

28 Apr 2021

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has been announced as Australia’s ‘Most Trusted Charity’ based on the Australian Reader's Digest Trusted Brands survey of 2021.

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community fundraising

Big rigs on show to help RFDS

12 Mar 2021

Tassie truckers travel to every corner of the state just like the RFDS, and this year they're putting on a mega display as a community fundraiser. Bob Imlach's rare Kenworth is just one of the amazing big rigs being polished up for the event.

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Physical health work

Cardiac rehab reaching further

10 Mar 2021

A landmark Australian digital health platform that facilitates the virtual delivery of cardiac rehabilitation services for patients will be utilised by Royal Flying Doctor Service Tasmania to enhance its physical health program.

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Skrollan in the plane

Adventure turned into tragedy at Dolerite Gorge

09 Dec 2020

The only thing Skrollan remembers as she fell into the gorge was hurting her rib cage, seeing the floor getting closer - then she hit the back of her head on a sharp stone.

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dental truck

Mobile dental vehicle reaches more communities

02 Dec 2020

Since 1961 the Royal Flying Doctor Service has been providing mobile dental outreach services to people living in rural and remote areas of Tasmania. That mission has become significantly easier with the launch of a $350,000 custom-built mobile dental vehicle.

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Education tour lands in Tasmania

16 Oct 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Look! Up in the Sky (LUITS) educational program has been embraced by Tasmanian schools in a year largely devoid of special activities and is set to spread its wings from Monday, October 19 to November 13 with 68 sessions booked at 14 schools statewide.

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Pilot's World War II mission remembered

01 Sep 2020

It’s been 75 years since World War II ended on September 2, 1945, and the deadliest military conflict in history had few positives emerge from its horrors. However two advancements, one in the medical field and one in education, are both connected to the RFDS.

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