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Calvary in hospital

Handle with Care - saving Calvary

06 May 2020

“I think of how sudden it was that we needed the Flying Doctor and how quickly they were there for us,” Sofia recalls.

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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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When Every Minute Counts

28 May 2019

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Life in the balance for baby Jenson

20 Feb 2019

This tiny baby boy was born four months premature and a long way from home - but the RFDS provided special transportation.

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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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My Dad could see what was coming long before it came!

24 Jan 2019

The idea was that Flynn would organise the doctors and the planes, but at that time there simply was no way that the vast majority of people in remote areas could talk with one another, let alone call up a doctor when the need arose. Enter Dad, to provide good radio communications in the Outback.

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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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Anne Lewis - A remarkable aviator

15 Nov 2018

“Being fully aerobatic, they were a delight to fly, and being alone with the wind in your face, completely detached from the earth, it was always an exhilarating experience”, tells Anne.

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