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Graphic: 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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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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