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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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“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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“The RFDS was very much part of our lives”

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Dad this is the first time I have seen you smile!

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Glenice with Wez and Glenn

Glenice was transferred onto their stretcher then we were off to the hospital. Glenn and Wez were laidback, which was a good thing as Glenice does enjoy making fun with people. She kept attempting to knock Glenn’s hat off with her walking stick

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The kids at this Launceston Primary School took x-rays, listened to hearts, and gave asthma medication - to their donated teddies of course! Toothbrush kits were supplied to each child by RFDS

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