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Graphic: Christmas Appeal

We're making people smile this Christmas

18 Nov 2021

Can you imagine what it’s like to live on a remote island where there's no dentist?

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health hub bus

RFDS buses roll out to boost Covid vaccination rates in rural towns

17 Oct 2021

The Royal Flying Doctor Service mobile health hub buses will hit the road on Monday, October 18, 2021, in partnership with the State Government, to deliver an accessible vaccination option to Tasmania’s rural and remote communities. Find out when it's coming to your town . . .

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Mental Health Week program

Mental Health Week 2021 - West Coast

01 Oct 2021

Mental Health Week from October 9-16 will see West Coast service providers join forces to foster a community that is one of belonging, awareness and connection.

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Brian on first flight

60 years since RFDS took flight in Tasmania

07 Sep 2021

Brian Scanlon joined the St John’s Ambulance Service cadets in Hobart when he was 11 years old and little did he know that he would go on to play a part in a historic event for Royal Flying Doctor Service Tasmania when it made its first official flight on September 14, 1960.

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John Flynn Dental Scholarship open to applicants

17 Jul 2021

Are you studying at TAFE to be a dental assistant and would like to gain hands-on experience through an amazing opportunity to work with the Royal Flying Doctor Service mobile dental program in remote NSW?

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Pop Up Book Stall grant

Grant pops up for dental equipment

01 Jul 2021

We all know there’s power in the printed word, but how can books help Tasmanians with tooth troubles get the care they need?

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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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