What we do in Victoria

In Victoria, the Royal Flying Doctor Service works in partnership with a number of community health organisations across the state to improve the health and wellbeing of our rural communities. We believe in creating opportunities so all Victorians have the choice to access essential health care services.

Each year we come into contact with more than 90,000 patients across Victoria through primary health care services and transports by air or road. 

We also provide non-emergency patient transport services on behalf of Ambulance Victoria, with this service also supported by our aircraft capability at Essendon Fields Airport. 

Latest news stories

RFDS TV show

RFDS lands on Channel 7

12 Aug 2021

Five years in the making, the new TV drama, RFDS, finally airs across Australia.

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GTW 2021

Give Them Wings scholarship 2021 winners announced

11 Aug 2021

This year, RFDS Victoria awarded six Give Them Wings scholarships to very deserving rural health care students from across the state.

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Graphic: Ground crew

Ground Crew

Join our Ground Crew and challenge yourself today. With every step you take and every drop of sweat you shed, you’ll be helping us save lives.