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Flying Doctor gorge rescue in the remote Kimberley

31 Jul 2020

The Flying Doctor in WA was involved in an extraordinary and coordinated rescue of a 26-year-old woman who was stranded from her injuries following a fall while hiking on a remote gorge in the Kimberley.

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Jake Walsh, pilot

Flying for the RFDS is both exciting and rewarding

20 Aug 2015

"Mum probably wasn't too impressed and Dad was in trouble for allowing me to play with two cent coins, but I was ok after being airlifted from Port Macquarie to Newcastle by the RFDS," he said.

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RFDS to the rescue – twice!

13 Aug 2015

"I played netball and everyone just thought I'd pulled a muscle in my back," explains Natalie. "But it went on for months and months and just got worse ...

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Derby Base Redevelopment

09 Aug 2015

The Derby Base of the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Western Australia has undergone a refurbishment, coinciding with its 60th year of providing aero medical and primary health care services.

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flying through a storm

Mercy flight through the storm

03 Aug 2015

We are incredibly grateful to the RFDS and we owe Sophie's life and her quality of life to the prompt help she received on the day she was born

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Jess Mauboy, Dami Im and Reign Derry grace the red carpet

Altitude Ball 2015

30 Jul 2015

Our major annual Fundraising Ball “Altitude” 2015 took place on Saturday 25th July at the Crown, Perth and was another huge event.

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New Tool Kits for Engineering

30 Jul 2015

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Two PC-12s from Western Australia cruise over the CBD.

RFDS celebrates 80 years’ of service in Western Australia

15 May 2015

This year, the RFDS in Western Australia celebrates 80 years of providing life saving services to those in Western Australian. The first base at Port Hedland became operational in 1935; Kalgoorlie was the next base to open in 1937, however, aircraft were flown on medical missions form the early 1930

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