RFDS Scholarships Impact

21 Feb 2024

‘A rewarding and life-changing experience’ is how one of our Scholarship recipients described her time with RFDS providing medical services in remote areas.

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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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Sending Samuel to specialist care

05 Aug 2019

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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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