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Tasmanians urged to brush up on oral health

09 Aug 2019

During Dental Health Week RFDS Tasmania and St.LukesHealth have joined forces to call on Tasmanians to take oral health seriously and highlight options available to access affordable dental treatments in regional locations.

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North East Lions Club gets behind farmers

09 Aug 2019

North East Lions Club has used the proceeds from its popular Farm Feast event to support the work of the Royal Flying Doctor Service in the Dorset Community. Yesterday a cheque for $5000 was handed to RFDS president Malcolm White.

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2019 DENTAL SCHOLARSHIP NOW OPEN

01 Jul 2019

The John Flynn Dental Assistant Scholarship was established by Royal Flying Doctor Service Tasmania in 2006 for dental assistants who are studying with TasTAFE in Certificate III. Could this opportunity help your career take flight?

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Hobart office opened by Governor

12 Feb 2019

We've spread our wings! View photos of the grand Hobart Office opening ceremony at Government House and meet our latest scholarship recipient and two terrific long-term donors.

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30 years' flying for RFDS

11 Jan 2019

SE section CEO Greg Sam presented Cpt Stan Griffiths with his 30 years of service award and fellow pilots, paramedics who have worked with Stan and RFDS staff from every section were there to witness the achievement and offer congratulations.

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Award-winning dental program

11 Jan 2019

The RFDS Tasmania dental program won the Building Communities Award at the Launceston Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards held in Launceston on Saturday, October 27.

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Gift from Launceston Distillery

13 Aug 2018

The RFDS Launceston held a wonderfully successful, and enjoyable, whisky tasting and silent auction on August 9th. Our near neighbour, the Launceston Distillery, generously donated their very first 20 litre French Oak Apera cask of whisky.

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RFDS TAS receive community service grant for dental care

13 Aug 2018

RFDS TAS have been awarded a 2018 Wrigley Company Foundation and Australian Dental Health Foundation Community Service Grant. This grant will allow the RFDS to increase the number of trips, and the quality of care provided to vulnerable and Indigenous Tasmanians living in regional areas.

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Rural Health Minister visits Launceston

04 Jul 2018

It was a pleasure to have the Minister for Rural Health, Senator Bridget McKenzie visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service base in Launceston today to see how the Coalition Government’s four-year commitment to the RFDS of $327 million will ensure essential services are available.

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