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ALPA raises record amount for RFDS

13 Sep 2019

ALPA (Australian Livestock & Property Agents Association) held the Victorian chapter of its young auctioneers competition in Pakenham earlier this week. All funds raised from the competition were donated to the RFDS.

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Rural Women’s GP Service in Yarram

06 Sep 2018

Dr Vivienne Whitechurch visits the Gippsland town of Yarram every six to eight weeks as part of the RFDS Rural Women's GP Service, hosted by Yarram Medical Centre.

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Scholarship awardees announced

06 Sep 2018

Designed to aid students by assisting them with their study costs, RFDS Victoria’s Give Them Wings Scholarships are award annually to up to five first year nursing and allied health students from regional areas. The 2018 scholarship awardees are...

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Regional and Rural Health Award Winner Announced

02 Jun 2018

As part of the Victoria Young Achievers Awards, Steffi Patience of Stawell has won the Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria Regional and Rural Health Award.

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Road to Respite

02 Jun 2018

The Flying Doctor is proud to partner with Very Special Kids to transport regional children with life-threatening conditions to the Very Special Kids Hospice in Malvern.

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Removing barriers to accessing oral health care

02 Jun 2018

When the Flying Doctor Dental Clinic come to town, there are healthy smiles all round!

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They saved my life

02 Jun 2018

Alan Lucas says the Flying Doctor saved his life – but he wasn’t rescued by air or road. He has been linked to a specialist in Melbourne from his home in Hopetoun via our telehealth service.

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Mental Health Care in the Bush

30 May 2018

Joan’s life hasn’t been all smiles. She faced the real challenge of accessing mental health care after the loss of her husband and father. Now she uses her experience to support others to get help.

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Take part in a special Outback Tour

25 May 2018

2018 marks 90 years of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). To commemorate this special milestone RFDS is offering the chance to join a very special Outback Tour, visiting iconic places in the Flying Doctor’s history betwenn 6 and 19 July.

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