Media Releases

Below are the issued press release by the RFDS in WA. If you have any media queries please contact our PR and Communications manager by email or phone 0438 941 058.

2017 Media Releases

9 January 2017 - New aircraft to meet Flying Doctor's increasing demand

2016 Media Releases

8 December 2016 - Local Kalgoorlie golf events help support the Flying Doctor

28 November 2016 - RFDS Flying 1000 charity home in Busselton to be auctioned

31 October 2016 - Snake bite patient pleased flying doctor is there to help anytime, anywhere

24 October 2016 - Kokoda Trek for Flying Doctor no challenge for Todd

30 September 2016 - Company Directors reach for the sky at Flying Doctors

29 September 2016 - Flying Doctor leads the way with technology

11 August 2016 - Flying Doctor and Karara Mining keep country kids smiling

11 August 2016 - Demand for Flying Doctor remains at record high levels

18 July 2016 - Flying Doctor welcomes funding to meet on-going record level demand

14 July 2016 - Advanced medical technology for Flying Doctor

6 July 2016 - RFDS reflects on commitment during NAIDOC week

30 June 2016 - RFDS Kalgoorlie welcomes visiting Governor-General

10 June 2016 - The Flying Doctor thanks Eastern Goldfields Auxiliary

1 June 2016 - Flying Doctor and HMAS Perth share common ground

31 May 2016 - Goldfields Children Charity Ball raises critical funds for the RFDS

20 May 2016 - RFDS to benefit from the 2017 Gibb Challenge

11 May 2016 - First new RFDS facility in 50 years opens today in Broome

11 May 2016 - RFDS opens its Kalgoorlie facilities for Emergency Services Open Day

3 May 2016 - Kimberley volunteers help keep the Flying Doctor flying

3 May 2016 - Pilbara volunteers help keep the Flying Doctor flying

3 May 2016 - South West volunteers help keep the Flying Doctor flying

3 May 2016 - Wheatbelt volunteers help keep the Flying Doctor flying

2 May 2016 - Geraldton volunteers help keep the Flying Doctor flying

2 May 2016 - Great Southern volunteers help keep the Flying Doctor flying

2 May 2016 - Kalgoorlie volunteers help keep the Flying Doctor flying

23 March 2016 - Young crash survivor warning leading up to Easter

February 2016 - West Australians urged to support relevant and transparent charities

26 January 2016 - Check out the Flying Doctors during Australia Day sky show

January 2016 - RFDS Innovation continues through 80 years in WA

January 2016 - Australian Institute of Company Directors Piece


2015 Media Releases

23 December 2015 - Royal Flying Doctor Service is most reputable charity for 5th year in a row

14 December 2015 - RFDS urges caution on country roads during holiday season

9 December 2015 - Historic Sugar Bird Lady monument restored at Jandakot Airport

27 November 2015 - Outback Air Race soars to new heights for the RFDS

27 November 2015 - Beverley couple fly high for the RFDS

14 October 2015 - Flying Doctor and Police working together on remote airstrips

30 September 2015 - Perth navy cadets ride for the RFDS

30 September 2015 - Modern Derby base meets increasing demand

16 September 2015 - RFDS Rio Tinto Life Flight Jet to the rescue

5 August 2015 - RFDS connects with company directors

27 July 2015 - Family business meets the Flying Doctor

27 May 2015 - Local gold exploration company grateful for Flying Doctor

14 May 2015 - RFDS opens its Kalgoorlie doors

13 May 2015 - RFDS launches major capital raising campaign to secure future of Flying Doctor

1 April 2015 - RFDS urges caution during Easter holiday season

27 March 2015 - Goldfields locals to Swim Thru for RFDS

2 February 2015 - Rottnest swimmer takes to the water again after RFDS rescue

13 January 2015 - A day in the life of an RFDS flight nurse