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Topdrill activates drill-a-thon to raise vital funds for WA Flying Doctor

11 Jun 2021

Hats off to our friends over at Topdrill Mineral and Water Exploration who developed a drill-a-thon to raise funds to support the Flying Doctor.

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Andrew and Bosko

RFDS inspired children's book curated by former patient

29 Jan 2021

A former patient who was retrieved after a mine site incident has produced a children's book as a way of giving back to the RFDS.

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RFDS broome base

24/7 service uninterrupted by Broome base fire

03 Jan 2021

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (WA) is continuing its 24/7 service in the Kimberley despite a fire at its Broome base on Saturday night.

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Urgent flight for Albany baby

Urgent flight for Albany baby

14 Dec 2020

“Seeing your baby turn blue and struggling to breathe is terrifying,” says Albany mum, Tammy. When four-month-old baby Grace was struggling to breathe, Tammy remained level-headed to provide her daughter with the best fighting chance.

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Robin Miller

Robin Miller: A life of service and adventure

04 Dec 2020

A pioneering female pilot who combined her passion for flying with nursing, Robin Miller made extraordinary contributions to both aviation and medicine.

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RFDS Karara partnership story

Unique partnership delivering dental health services in the Midwest recognised

02 Dec 2020

An impactful partnership between the Flying Doctor in WA, Karara Mining and the Shires of Perenjori, Morawa and Mingenew delivering dental health services in the Midwest was recognised through a Department of Mines Community Partnership Resources Sector Award for Excellence.

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Jorn Ib

An emergency dash to Perth

01 Dec 2020

York-based businessman Jorn Ib had just finished setting up his site at the Newdegate Machinery Field Days when he started to experience a heart attack.

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Christmas Flying Doctor 2020

Santa won't be the only red-belly in the skies this Christmas

18 Nov 2020

Help keep the Flying Doctor's red-bellies and crews in the air by making a donation this Christmas.

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Marianne Testi

Western Operations Flight Nurse marks 30 years of service with the Flying Doctor

12 Nov 2020

Congratulations are in order for Flight Nurse Marianne Testi who today marks 30 years of service with the Flying Doctor.

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