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BHP leads industry COVID-19 funding for Flying Doctor in Western Australia

02 Apr 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service in Western Australia has today launched an appeal to support its COVID-19 efforts which includes boosting its front line workforce by 25 per cent, investment in critical capital and operational supplies.

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Response Ready for WA

26 Mar 2020

Our Flying Doctor crews on the frontline of our 24-hour aeromedical emergency service continue to work through these unprecedented times. Find out more about how we are actively helping every day, in many different ways.

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Victory and Kimberley turn one!

19 Mar 2020

It is with great pride that we mark the first year of successfully integrating two world-first Rio Tinto LifeFlight PC-24 jets to our wider fleet.

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Rio Tinto invests in a third aeromedical jet for RFDS Western Operations fleet

19 Feb 2020

A third Rio Tinto LifeFlight PC-24 jet is set to join the RFDS Western Operations fleet in 2022.

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Weighing a RFDS PC-12 Aircraft

17 Feb 2020

When our PC-12 aircraft arrive from the Pilatus factory in Switzerland, the plane undergoes an aeromedical fit-out, performed by our specialist engineers. The 760 hour fit-out equips the aircraft to serve as an intensive care unit in the sky.

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Meet the Team Monday

Meet the Team Monday

12 Feb 2020

"I am really proud and privileged to work here at the RFDS!"

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Flying Doctor's world-first aeromedical jet on show for Australia Day

24 Jan 2020

RFDS Western Operations chief pilot Albin Unger will be operating the Rio Tinto LifeFlight PC-24 jet aircraft as it does two laps around the iconic Swan River at the City of Perth sky show event on Sunday at approximately 4.45pm.

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Flying Doctor appoints Joanne Farrell to Board of Directors

Flying Doctor appoints Joanne Farrell to Board of Directors

11 Dec 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Western Operations (RFDS WO) has welcomed Joanne Farrell to its Board of Directors.

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Midwifery scholarship in memory of Savanna Addis

27 Nov 2019

A midwifery scholarship commemorating the life of inspirational Western Australian Savanna Addis has been established in a joint partnership between the Royal Flying Doctor Service and Rural Health West.

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