The RFDS in VIC

Events

Every year, we organise a number of exciting activities and events within our communities. These range from morning teas to fun runs and everything in between. We encourage everyone to get involved, as we look to connect with our fellow Victorians and raise vital funds for the Flying Doctor.

Upcoming Events

Run Melbourne

Run Melbourne: July 2021

Join our Ground Crew on Sunday 25 July to run or walk 5km, 10km or 21km. This event lets you to challenge yourself while enjoying Melbourne’s icons and live music along the way.

To run in support of the Flying Doctor this year, be sure to select RFDS as your charity partner when you register, and then build your own fundraising page.

Sign up now
Base 2 Bush

Base to Bush: Aug-Sept 2021

Base to Bush is a challenge virtual event for you and your mates to walk, run or cycle over 6 weeks – building regular exercise to virtually travel from our Airbase at Essendon Fields to one of the Flying Doctor health and wellbeing locations in the Bush.

Base to Bush registrations will open in July.

Sign up to be notified when registrations open
Melbourne Marathon

Melb Marathon: Oct 2021

Join our Ground Crew in the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km run, 5km run or the 3km walk on Sunday 10 October with a festival of running made for any type of runner.

To run in support of the Flying Doctor this year, be sure to select RFDS as your charity partner when you register, and then build your own fundraising page.

Sign up now

Our Events

Going the Distance Dinner

Hosted at the Plaza Ballroom, Melbourne, in August, Going the Distance Dinner is a sophisticated night full of entertainment, fundraising activities and insights into the vital services that our iconic Australian charity provides. Please note: Planning for Going the Distance Dinner is currently on hold due to COVID-19.

AGM Forum

Hosted annually in November, our AGM Forum is a free, informative session that provides the opportunity to hear from Board, staff and partners about the RFDS achievements in the past year. The AGM forum is both an online and in person event.

John Flynn Luncheon

John Flynn Luncheon

The John Flynn Luncheon is a popular annual event on the RFDS calendar. The event is held annually in November to commemorate the anniversary of the birth of RFDS Founder, the Reverend John Flynn.

The luncheon is a ticketed event and includes a range of speakers, entertainment, and a two course meal with beverages.

Morning Melodies

Morning Melodies

Held in annually in Autumn, Morning Melodies welcomes attendees to enjoy a light lunch and update on RFDS activities, before experiencing a performance at the Arts Centre.

An Afternoon with the Flying Doctor

An Afternoon with the Flying Doctor

Hosted in a different Victorian town each year, An Afternoon with the Flying Doctor invites RFDS supporters to a free afternoon tea and overview of the Flying Doctor activities.