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Evaluation finds Flying Doctor Wellbeing pilot improves access to mental health care

26 May 2020

A Psychological Service: A collaborative way to address access to mental health services

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Education Program visits Dandenong Tutoring Program

04 Oct 2019

RFDS Victoria's Education Program recently paid a visit to the Dandenong Tutoring Program. The students were excited to learn about Australian history and the RFDS' role in providing health care to the bush.

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Wellbeing expands to Halls Gap and Harrow

30 Sep 2019

Flying Doctor Wellbeing has expanded to now include the towns of Halls Gap and Harrow.

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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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Asthma Awareness Week – hay fever, or something more?

06 Sep 2019

With beautiful sunshine across Victoria, many of us spent the first days of spring outside in the garden or out for a walk. Those affected by hay fever were also likely eyeing up the grasses and wattle flowers that signal the start of a wheezy season.

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Education Program milestone

30 Aug 2019

There was cause for celebration on Wednesday, 28 August when RFDS Victoria’s Education Program reached its 2,000th session.

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Victorian Chamber of Commerce magazine feature

12 Aug 2019

Providing mental health support to people in the bush who may not otherwse recieve care is vital to supporting strong regional and rural communities. Take a look at the profile of Flying Doctor Wellbeing in the Victorian Chamber of Commerce 'Business Excellence' magazine.

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Cowwarr Primary School holds Gumbootathon for RFDS

07 Aug 2019

Cowwarr Primary School, located in the Gippsland region of Victoria, held their second annual Gumbootathon yesterday – raising more than $1,800 for the Flying Doctor.

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Wellbeing program extended to youth in Maffra

05 Aug 2019

Flying Doctor Wellbeing has been expanded, now offering a youth-specific variation of the service to young people aged between 12 - 17 years in Maffra.

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